Chris Hedges and Medea Benjamin: War in Ukraine: Making Sense of a Senseless Conflict – Dandelion Salad

The enemy, whether Saddam Hussein or Vladimir Putin, is always the epitome of evil, the new Hitler. Those we support are always heroic defenders of liberty and democracy. Anyone who questions the righteousness of the cause is accused of being an agent of a foreign power and a traitor.

The mass media cravenly disseminates these binary absurdities in 24-hour news cycles. Its news celebrities and experts, universally drawn from the intelligence community and military, rarely deviate from the approved script. Day and night, the drums of war never stop beating. Its goal: to keep billions of dollars flowing into the hands of the war industry and prevent the public from asking inconvenient questions.

Chris Hedges and Medea Benjamin: War in Ukraine: Making Sense of a Senseless Conflict – Dandelion Salad