Why are most leftist media failing to properly cover the Ukraine war? /w Pat Byrne

“On the Barricades” – s04e16

The second part of this conversation with Pat Byrne, a political analyst, author, and historian of the European left, is about the leftist media and their coverage of the ongoing conflict in Ukraine. Since Russia’s invasion on February 24th, only a few leftist outlets with large audiences have been able to defend themselves against an unprecedented avalanche of Western propaganda, which is clearly becoming a global craze. Many people have unfortunately fallen for it, and we’re trying to figure out why in this discussion.

What is it that is causing the authors and hosts of many leftist platforms to applaud more war and join the Western jingoistic campaign? Is this an indication of ideological frailty? Is this a result of a lack of journalistic training? Or is it just another opportunistic moment?

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