Stories by Robert Parry

Investigative journalist Robert Parry broke many of the Iran-Contra stories for the Associated Press and Newsweek in the 1980s. His new book, "America’s Stolen Narrative," is available in print or as an e-book. For a limited time, order Parry’s trilogy on the Bush family and its connections to various right-wing operatives for only $34.  subscribe to Robert Parry's feed

Posted on: Oct 28, 2016, Source: Consortium News

The harsh truth is that pursuit of power often trumps the principle of an informed electorate choosing the nation’s leaders, but that truth simply cannot be recognized.

Posted on: Oct 8, 2015, Source: Consortium News

The framers never intended the amendment to be construed as the right for individuals to take up arms against the Republic.

Posted on: Sep 29, 2015, Source: Consortium News

Since nearly all foreign leaders have serious flaws, it proved much easier to demonize them.

Posted on: Feb 2, 2015, Source: Consortium News

Express dissent over the one-sided coverage of Ukraine, and you're deemed a “stooge of Moscow.”

Posted on: Jan 6, 2015, Source: Consortium News

This tradition goes back to the treatment of Native Americans in the 19th century.

Posted on: Dec 31, 2014, Source: Consortium News

Right-wing media began expanding in the 1980s as the Reagan administration coordinated foreign policy initiatives with conservative media executives.

Posted on: Dec 14, 2014, Source: Consortium News

A Fox News host faces ridicule for refuting the torture report and saying the U.S. is "awesome." She's not the only one making that claim.

Posted on: Dec 9, 2014, Source: Consortium News

The New Republic was a vicious imperial mouthpiece.

Posted on: Oct 27, 2014, Source: Consortium News

Right-wing gun advocates think the Founding Fathers would have wanted an armed population to resist the U.S. government.

Posted on: May 6, 2014, Source: Consortium News

The fire in Odessa, killing dozens of ethnic Russians, has disrupted the US media’s efforts to deny the existence of neo-Nazis.

Posted on: Mar 10, 2014, Source: Consortium News

As a new Cold War hysteria grips U.S. pols and pundits, the truth of the situation in Ukraine is getting foggy.

Posted on: Mar 7, 2014, Source: Consortium News

Hawkish neocons refuse to acknowledge that Putin helped to peacefully address the Syrian crisis and created inroads in nuclear talks with Iran.

Posted on: Mar 3, 2014, Source: Consortium News

Neocons are doing their best to extinguish all chances for diplomacy.

Posted on: Feb 27, 2014, Source: Consortium News

In the upside-down world that has become the U.S. news media, the elected president was a dictator and the coup makers were “pro-democracy” activists.

Posted on: Dec 3, 2013, Source: Consortium News

The Contra-Cocaine exposes of the 80s laid bare a nefarious govt. orchestrated scheme. Big media outlets have attacked it ever since.

Posted on: Oct 9, 2013, Source: Consortium News

The fiscal crisis in Washington is not simply a threat to economic and government stability, as serious as that is. It is a premeditated scheme.

Posted on: Jul 17, 2013, Source: Consortium News

The House GOP dumping the food stamp program, continuing GOP assaults on voting rights, and bizarre celebrations of the Trayvon Martin verdict are clear signs.

Posted on: May 20, 2013, Source: Consortium News

Other factors have come and gone for the Right, but racism has always been there.

Posted on: May 5, 2013, Source: Consortium News

Throughout his career, he has consistently -– and unfairly -– punished journalists who had the courage to ask tough questions and pursue truly important stories.

Posted on: Apr 22, 2013, Source: Consortium News

"No person is above the law," right?

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