Before posting articles from Mint Press, it would be wise to vet the information. It has questionable funding sources which appear to be associated with the Iranian government, is rabidly Assadist, including leading the campaign to deny Syrian chemical weapons attacks on civilians, & it is anti-Semitic under the guise of anti-Zionism in the same way all Assadists are. It has a veneer of being progressive but that is the schtick of many fascist currents. It’s how so many get sucked into their vortex.