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Max Blumenthal is an award-winning journalist and the author of several books, including best-selling Republican Gomorrah, Goliath, The Fifty One Day War, and The Management of Savagery. He has produced print articles for an array of publications, many video reports, and several documentaries, including Killing Gaza. Blumenthal founded The Grayzone in 2015 to shine a journalistic light on America's state of perpetual war and its dangerous domestic repercussions.
Wednesday, July 24, 2019 Max Blumenthal Drops by the Largest US Military Base in Latin America
Max Blumenthal rolled up on the Soto Cano / Palmerola air base in Honduras, the US military's largest in Latin America. It plays a key role in Washington's military strategy for Central America, and was a major factor behind the 2009 coup.Video by Ben Norton
(1 comments) Friday, July 12, 2019 Hondurans Describe Nightmare of Life Under US-Backed Dictatorship
In downtown Tegucigalpa, average Hondurans told The Grayzone's Max Blumenthal that the US-backed Juan Orlando Herna'ndez government is a "dictatorship" that is destroying their lives and forcing many to immigrate.Video by Ben Norton
(2 comments) Monday, July 2, 2018 Video: Congress welcomes an actual fascist as Nazi violence rages in Ukraine
Parubiy held private discussions with the Republican Speaker of the House, Paul Ryan and enjoyed what Under Secretary of State for Arms Control Andrea Thomson described as an "excellent meeting" with a "proactive" leader. Parubiy's first meeting with Ryan, which Ben Norton covered for the Grayzone last June, was also treated as business as usual, without a single protest or critical word from the Beltway press.
(2 comments) Sunday, January 7, 2018 How "Russiagate" Helped Secure a Dangerous Arms Deal
In November, just weeks before caving in to the pressure to send the Javelins to Kiev, Trump was widely ridiculed when he warned that "people will die" because of Russiagate. But in Donbas, where a war-weary population lives on the brink of another bloodbath, the president could prove his critics wrong in a way they never imagined.
Wednesday, December 6, 2017 Michael Flynn's Indictment Exposes Trump Team's Collusion With Israel, Not Russia
There is too much at stake for too many to allow any disruption in the preset narrative. From the journalist pack that followed the trail of Russiagate down a conspiracy infested rabbit hole, to the Clintonites seeking excuses for their mind-boggling campaign failures, to the Cold Warriors exploiting the panic over Russian meddling to drive an unprecedented arms build-up, the narrative must go on regardless of the facts.
(2 comments) Sunday, November 26, 2017 Exposing the Shocking and Continuing Alliance Between Zionism and Anti-Semitism
Along with his vitriolic anti-Muslim politics, Gorka's full-throated support for Israeli settler colonialism has earned him the abiding friendship of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's political network. For them, the rest -- especially his membership in an organization that assisted in the extermination of Jews -- is commentary.
(1 comments) Wednesday, December 21, 2016 Did Erdogan's Police Purge Help Set the Stage for Ghastly Syria-Related Assassination?
Asked what the U.S. might do to compel Turkey to adopt effective counter-terror practices, Ahmet Yayla, a former high-ranking Turkish law enforcement official, recommendation was simple: "The U.S. could pressure Erdogan to stop helping the Al-Nusra and ISIS. If there is no logistical support from Turkey, they cannot survive."
(4 comments) Monday, October 3, 2016 Inside the Shadowy PR Firm That's Lobbying for Regime Change in Syria
A careful look at the origins and operation of The Syria Campaign raises doubts about the outfit's image as an authentic voice for Syrian civilians, and should invite serious questions about the agenda of its partner organizations as well.
(1 comments) Thursday, July 7, 2016 It Is Important to Have Perspective on Elie Wiesel's Legacy
With Elie Wiesel gone, his most zealous defenders have set out to destroy those who embraced the message he espoused in his Nobel Prize acceptance speech, but which he ultimately failed to uphold: "Silence encourages the tormentor, never the tormented.
(1 comments) Sunday, June 19, 2016 How Trump and His Hipster Right-Wing Allies Are Trying to Use Gay People as a Weapon Against Muslims
Trump's gay outreach strategy makes the support of gay people contingent on their fear and loathing of Muslims. Within a community that won its rights through solidarity with other targets of discrimination, Trump's appeals to bigotry stand little chance of finding traction. The wider electorate has rejected his anti-Muslim messaging as well, driving his unfavorability ratings to new heights.