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Thanks to 25 years of generosity from our readers, Consortium News is one of the longest, continuously running websites in history, and arguably the world's first online news site on the internet. By Joe LauriaSpecial to Consortium NewsIn terms of the internet, November 1995 is a … | Continue reading | 5 days ago

A Circle in the Darkness: Post-War Europe

Diana Johnstone's newly-published memoir offers an incisive, gritty, politically alert, and expansive account of post-war Europe, reports Patrick Lawrence in this interview with the author. By Patrick LawrenceSpecial to Consortium NewsDiana Johnstone first sojourned in Paris duri … | Continue reading | 10 days ago

The lies about Assange must stop now

If Julian Assange were to succumb to the cruelties heaped upon him, week after week, month after month, year upon year, as doctors warn, newspapers like The Guardian will share the responsibility, writes John Pilger.By John PilgerNewspapers and other media in the United States an … | Continue reading | 6 months ago

Thanks to a Soviet Navy Captain – We Survived 1962

Captain Vasili Alexandrovich Arkhipov spared humanity from extinction on what has been called “the most dangerous moment in human history.”By Ray McGovernSpecial to Consortium News Oct. 27, 1962, is the date on which we humans were spared extinction thanks to Soviet Navy submarin … | Continue reading | 7 months ago

Assange displayed signs of torture in courtroom farce

What we witnessed yesterday was a naked demonstration of the power of the state, and a naked dictation of proceedings by the Americans, writes Craig Murray.By Craig was deeply shaken while witnessing yesterday’s events in Westminster Magistrates Court. E … | Continue reading | 7 months ago

The ‘Guccifer 2.0’ Gaps in Mueller’s Full Report – Consortiumnews

Like Team Mueller's indictment last July of Russian agents, the full report reveals questions about Wikileaks' role that much of the media has been ignoring, writes Daniel Lazare.By Daniel LazareSpecial to Consortium NewsAs official Washington pores over the Gospel According to S … | Continue reading | 1 year ago

WikiLeaks: Working with the Publisher That Changed the World

Italian journalist Stefania Maurizi has worked with WikiLeaks for nine years on the Podesta emails and other revelations. Here's an insider's view of the publisher, which has incensed rulers around the world, desperate to hide their corruption. By Stefania Mauriziin RomeSpecial t … | Continue reading | 1 year ago

‘Too Big to Fail’: Russia-Gate One Year After VIPS Showed a Leak, Not a Hack

One year later, the VIPS memo contending that the DNC emails were leaked and not hacked has yet to be successfully challenged. Meanwhile, the country sinks deeper into the morass of the new McCarthyism, comments Patrick Lawrence.By Patrick LawrenceSpecial to Consortium NewsA year … | Continue reading | 1 year ago


At the time it seemed that Paris had yet again become the center of a world revolution, but in time a quite diffferent legacy has emerged, recalls Diana Johnstone fifty years later.By Diana Johnstone  Special to Consortium Newsin ParisNineteen Sixty-Eight began with the Têt offen … | Continue reading | 1 year ago