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Big Oil and the War on Drugs and Terrorism (tags)
The "Big Oil" chessgame, aided and abetted by the so-called wars on drugs and terrorism, has made most of humanity its pawns and has expanded corporate control over our lives.
Fri 11/16 & Sat 11/17: Authors Scahill & Jamail- Blackwater & Beyond the Green Zone (tags)
Two Evenings with Two of the Most Dynamic Voices of the New Generation of Independent Unembedded Journalists: Dahr Jamail and Jeremy Scahill: Appearing Together in LA Area For Two Nights - Book Signing to Follow Friday, November 16th and Saturday, November 17th
Reviewing Naomi Klein's "The Shock Doctrine" (tags)
The human wreckage of disaster capitalism.
Carta de las Visitadoras a Charo, la prostituta (tags)
Las visitadoras del Pantaleón de Vargas Llosa explican a Charo, la vieja prostituta de las Ramblas de Barcelona que excluirlas sería no solamente un efecto de la conspiración de los medios de comunicación para distorsionar los conceptos de Estado Nación, de ciudadano y de institución multilateral, sino cerrar alternativas reales a quienes tratan de combatir la misma.
Carta del comisario Maigret a Charo la prostituta. La moral de César (tags)
El comisario Maigret responde a la denuncia de Charo, la pareja prostituta del detective Carvalho, al objeto de mostrar que la intervención de la última en la lista de debate que denuncia la conspiración de los medios franceses de comunicación para trastocar los conceptos de Estado Nación y de ciudadanía abre una alternativa fundamental en la lucha de los efectos de aquella en la exclusión de los otros y de nosotros mismos, que nos impone, a juicio del comisario , la actualidad francesa de los últimos días.
Five Years After WTO Protests: Seattle Weekly Trashes Anti-Globalization Movement (tags)
The media spin cycle leading up to major anti-globalization protests has become so predictable that activists have been forced to come up with better media strategies to keep up with the lies and disinformation. The mainstream media starts the cycle several months in advance with articles and coverage about the upcoming summit and accompanying protests.
THIS LAND IS YOUR LAND screens in LA (tags)
THIS LAND IS YOUR LAND shows that every person can make a difference, even when pitted against the enormous powers of big business. This funny and moving documentary criss-crosses the United States, interviewing experts and individuals about corporate influence on everyday life, hears how people feel their own lives have been affected, and looks at some of the brave, compelling and sometime hilarious ways in which individuals and communities are reacting.
Who seized Simona Torretta? (tags)
The Iraqi kidnapping has the mark of an undercoverpolice operation.
Iraqi sovereignty - outsourced to North Carolina (tags)
Naomi Klein: "....The appetite for democracy among Iraqis keeps racing ahead of the plodding plans for "capacity building" [Research Triangle Institute] drew up before the invasion. In November the Washington Post reported that when RTI arrived in the province of Taji, armed with flowcharts and ready to set up local councils, it discovered that "the Iraqi people formed their own representative councils in this region months ago, and many of those were elected, not selected, as the occupation is proposing." The Post quoted one man telling a RTI contractor, "We feel we are going backwards"....
Amazing FTAA Article on Salon.com (tags)
This article is now on the front page of Salon.com. It accurately descrbes the massive illegal police operation in Miami during the protests against the FTAA and the continued loss of our civil liberties and first amendment rights.
La prueba del SIDA de Naomi Klein (tags)
Escribo apesadumbrado por el sorprendente despliegue de ingenuidad de la autora de No Logo en su reciente "La prueba del Sida de Bush", publicado por Rebelión el 16 de octubre.
SOLICITING SUBMISSIONS FOR PHOTO ESSAY (tags)
The New York City Independent Media Center (IMC) has a feature - a one†to two page photo essay -†to its bi-monthly free paper, The Indypendent. The Indypendent has a print circulation between 15,000 and 20,000 copies, most are distributed in the greater metropolitan area.
Rage. Mistrust. Hatred. Fear. Uncle Sam's enemies within (tags)
A few things have happened recently that show just how powerful -- and, perhaps, unstoppable -- is the march of the right-wing machine in the US. This month the American Enterprise Institute (AEI), a right-wing think tank umbilically tied to the Bush administration, declared open warfare on non-governmental organisations (NGOs) deemed too left-wing and set up an organisation called NGOWatch to monitor these liberal pressure groups.
A bastard's manifesto: A call for corporate perestroika (tags)
Corporations are really all about colonialism, and the hyperinflation of their power through a top-heavy distribution of wealth must eventually tip over if our species is truly humane and democratic.
USA Bad Boys: Blackmail and US Intervention in latin America (tags)
US addictions haunt and terrorize world: OIL, WEAPONS, DRUGS. US BAD BOYS and friends in Latin America held power for decades. Now they are run out of town by Hugo Chavez, people of Bolivia and New Ideas. Guns and Money aren’t enough anymore–Hope lives –Struggle Consumes…
Islam rejecting globalization - and Jews and Israel (tags)
[...] It bears mention that not just Islamic extremists, but also leftist movements' activities in the west against globalization rely on a strident anti-Israeli ideology which periodically lapses into outright demonstrations of anti-Semitism. For instance, Becker reports that in many anti-globalization rallies protesters carry placards that compare Israel to Nazi Germany [...]
San Diego IMC Extravaganza, Poetry, --CLICK HERE! (tags)
IMC EXTRAVAGANZA! VIDEO, MUSIC, DANCE, POETRY, FOOD Featuring the following films: Free America-Trade Bush!: the FTAA protests at the SD/TJ border Storm from the Mountain: the Zapatour to Mexico City Bodies and Boundaries: families divided by the border Praha 2000: The World Bank and IMF Under Siege
No Logo: A Conversation with Naomi Klein (tags)
Naomi Klein is the author of No Logo: Taking Aim at the Brand Bullies. I spoke briefly with Naomi in Los Angeles before a panel at the Shadow Convention entitled Money Culture. Among other things, in this interview, she talks about the growth of the anti-corporate movement, some of the themes from her book No Logo, as well as briefly taking on what connections need to be made in order that the coalitions coming together around these larger events can become something larger than the sum of their parts.