These are all actual opinion pieces that The New York Times published:
And to think that most Americans insist that they’re not brainwashed and that the media they consume isn’t propaganda…
Words can’t express how much I hate the US. As a kid growing up here, I was told over and over again that the @nytimes was the “paper of record” and that it published cutting-edge journalism. I was lied to. The NYT runs these bloodthirsty screeds at the behest of the US empire.

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Definitely recommend giving this a listen:
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