The New York Times exposes itself as an organ of US Empire

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  1. Horhey

    Horhey Well-Known Member

    Apr 9, 2010
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    The "agenda setting" New York Times has been supportive of US imperial goals since the end of the second World War and continues to this day. This is just one of many examples.

    After the successful CIA-backed coup that overthrew the parliamentary government of the conservative nationalist Mossadegh in Iran, restoring the Shah and leaving U.S. oil companies with 40% of the formerly British concession, the New York Times declared editorially on August 6, 1954, that all of this was "good news indeed":

    When Mossadegh was in office, the Editors of the New York Times charged that:

    When the Shah was in power, the Editors of the New York Times gushed:

    -With a 99% vote in favor of the Shah.

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