Day: November 24, 2012

The Climate Cliff and the Press

As World Bank Warns Globe Could be Cooked by 2060, Media Yawns by DAVE LINDORFF Run a google search of “World Bank” and “climate change” and you’ll discover that this month the World Bank released a major study predicting a global “cataclysm” if world-wide temperatures increase by a predicted four degrees celsius (that’s roughly 8 degrees Fahrenheit). Share This:

Lincoln compromised? A provocative article by Lynn Parramore

By Lynn Stuart Parramore / AlterNet An Inconvenient Truth About Lincoln (That You Won’t Hear from Hollywood) The president was a complicated man whose advocacy of railroads birthed a network of monopolies. Photo Credit: Shutterstock.com Over this Thanksgiving week, you may find yourself in a movie theater watching Steven Spielberg’s treatment of Abraham Lincoln and the battle to pass theContinue reading

Egypt erupts after presidential power grab

We hope that out of these semi-spontaneous struggles the people of Egypt will eventually throw off the yoke of the native bourgeoisie and other local elites associated with international imperialism. Not to mention the deadweight of fanatical backward religiosity. For victory to happen, they will need a far better organized movement than the current waves of brave protesters, a partyContinue reading

NBC: MILITARIST PROPAGANDA (VIDEO)

This is how insidious systemic propaganda operates. Hiding its hideous face behind the visage of angels. Using people who, in their misguided but honest support for what they regard as noble causes, end up serving the goals of a monstrous system devoid of any true morality.  In this context, the capitalist media, the grand ideological whore of the system, isContinue reading