Category: VIDEOS

Organizing resistance to Internet censorship

ANDRE DAMON—On January 16, 2018, the World Socialist Web Site livestreamed a discussion on Internet censorship, featuring Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Chris Hedges and WSWS International Editorial Board Chairperson David North. WSWS reporter Andre Damon moderated the discussion. The webinar explored the political context of the efforts to censor the Internet and abolish net neutrality, examine the pretexts used to justify the suppression of free speech (i.e., “fake news”), and discuss political strategies to defend democratic rights.

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(VIDEO) WORLD NEWS: Pope on Circuses, Animal Rights in Pakistan, and More!

WOLF CLIFTON—Although laws regulating human treatment of animals are common worldwide, only a few recognize animals as having legal rights of their own. If the Sindh Welfare and Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act is passed, the Pakistani province will join Switzerland, Germany, Spain, India, New Zealand, Argentina, and Colombia, becoming one of a small but growing number of jurisdictions to acknowledge that animals are sentient persons rather than mere objects to be used.

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(VIDEO) Ron Paul Denounces US/Israeli Role in Iran Disturbances

Despite the fact we have no commonality of vision at all with libertarianism due to its ahistorical support for a fairytale capitalism, we do have a great deal of respect for those libertarians, like Dr Ron Paul, who are not afraid to denounce Western imperialism’s meddling and depredations across the globe and the constant push for intimidation and war. Here’s an example of his principled stance on these issues:

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CBS This Morning: the daily brainwash

  DEFINITELY NOT JOURNALISM 101 Here’s CBS again doing its usual job of disinforming and under-reporting by using severely compromised, scandalously biased or ignorant sources, while never offering their huge megaphone to anyone with a scintilla of “dissident truth” or actual knowledge about the topics

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