Day: January 18, 2011

How Propaganda Poisons the Mind – and Our Discourse

The Guardian (UK) happens to be one of the mainstream media’s more consistently “liberal” of all newspapers, yet it doesn’t fail to show liberalism’s characteristic lack of dependability when it comes to issues of importance to the global capitalist system. By Glenn Greenwald | Salon.com  | January 12, 2011 | [print_link] LAST WEEK, on January 3, The Guardian published aContinue reading

Standing up to Zionist intimidation

WATCH CLOSELY AS Norman Finkelstein stands his ground when pestered by a crying girl arguing the Zionist point of view. How many people would have had the presence of mind to reply as he did when the audience at first started to sympathise (as planned by those who planted her to “shame” Finkelstein) with her presentation? Finkelstein had the gutsContinue reading

After Brazil flooding, loyalty to the dead

ANIMALS, as usual, provide the best lessons. Let’s hope the good people of Brazil take care of him now. January 17th, 2011 06:10 PM ET   [print_link] Comments (468 comments)  As the death toll from devastating flooding in Brazil continues to rise, a single picture drives home the sense of loss. Leao, a medium-sized brown mutt,  lies next to theContinue reading

What sparked the Tunisian uprising?

The REAL News chief correspondent Paul Jay interviews Prof. Samer Shehata “A police state exercising total suppression of freedoms is more brittle and open to falling than a semi-authoritarian regime…”   Share This: