In Episode 163 of the CounterVortex podcast, Bill Weinberg deconstructs the propaganda campaign that would exploit the devastating earthquake to get the sanctions lifted on the genocidal Bashar Assad regime in Syria. The earthquake was actually a windfall for the drive to “normalize” the regime. Listen and find out why the superficially plausible arguments of the “no sanctions” line are cynical and intentionally misleading. Listen on SoundCloud or via Patreon.
Production by Chris Rywalt
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Photo of bombed hospital in northern Syria via Daily Sabah