Day: January 12, 2011

Roots of Arizona's Violence

by Stephen Lendman  | [print_link] As expected, America’s major media won’t explain it. Nation magazine editor Katrina vanden Heuvel ducked the issue, saying it’s “a time for grief, not grievance.” Blaming a “crazed act of a clearly unstable man,” sheREAD ON

The war on WikiLeaks: A John Pilger investigation and interview with Julian Assange

In a cover article for the New Statesman, John Pilger describes the information revolution that threatens old power orders in politics and the media, igniting a war on Wikileaks and its founder. “If I can be indicted,” Julian Assange tells Pilger, “other journalists can too”.

Freedom Rider: Extremist Threat to Democracy

THE INCENDIARY LANGUAGE deployed by Sarah Palin and her allies against even mild opponents of the rightwing agenda is sometimes described as a thinly veiled call for violence – but the fact is, there is no veil at all. TheREAD ON

WikiLeaks has ‘insurance files’ on News Corp. chief Rupert Murdoch, Assange claims

By David Edwards Wednesday, January 12th, 2011 | [print_link] WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange said in a recent interview that he is holding back “insurance files” which could embarrass Rupert Murdoch and his international media empire at News Corporation. The secretsREAD ON

Joe Scarborough, Glenn Beck Feud Erupts {VIDEO}

Editor’s Note: It’s not an ordinary day when we see a conservative like Joe Scarborough lose his cool to attack none other than a fellow conservative, well, actually an insane creature spouting reactionary nonsense on Fox News, by the nameREAD ON

Obama’s Comfort Zone: King of Collaboration

By Glen Ford, BAR executive editor  Submitted by Glen Ford on Wed, 01/12/2011 – 02:48 Democrats [1] Obamarama [2]  [print_link] Corporate media say Barack Obama seems rejuvenated, recharged, only two months after his party’s catastrophic defeat. In fact, the DemocraticREAD ON

A Profound and Jarring Disconnect

The non-responsiveness of “American democracy” is becoming a scandal a viva voce On every key issue of public concern–protecting Social Security, reforming and universalizing health care, re-regulating the banking industry, ending America’s endless wars, cutting the military budget, and takingREAD ON