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RIP Alan Hart: Giant of honest journalism and Middle East peacemaking

By Kevin Barrett, Veterans Today Editor Alan Hart, the former BBC Middle East correspondent and author, passed away January 15th at the age of 75. Hart stands alongside Robert Fisk—I would say above Fisk—as the foremost British Middle East journalist of our time. A personal friend of both Golda Meir and Yasser Arafat, Hart learned from his aborted peacemaking efforts (backed by Jimmy Carter and Viktor Rothschild, among others) that the greatest enemy of peace is not war, but the Big Lie. As his official bio page puts it: Alan has long believed that what peacemaking needs above all else…

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US government murdered Martin Luther King Jr.: William Pepper relates the gory details

Above is the video of me confronting Matt Rothschild, then-Editor of The Progressive magazine, asking why he is hiding the truth about who really killed Martin Luther King Jr. and why. Below is a transcript of my interview with William Pepper, the King family attorney, who won a civil lawsuit proving the US government killed Dr. King. So…happy MLK Day! I’m ready for the revolution whenever you are. –Kevin Barrett, Veterans Today Editor Listen to the interview  William Pepper solves the murder of Martin Luther King, Jr. – the government did it, the media’s covering it up Recorded for Kevin…

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