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HOW DO WE ADDRESS ARGUMENTS IN FAVOR OF A US MILITARY STRIKE ON SYRIA? (tags)
In chatrooms and on blogs we may hear an argument like this: “Oh, I have friends in Syria, and I lived in Syria.” “I know that’s what the people want.” How does one address such an argument?
WikiLeaks at the Forefront of 21st-Century Journalism (tags)
"WikiLeaks is filling a void in traditional media, as the level of distrust of the mass media is now at record highs. A recent Gallup Poll found 57 percent of Americans do not trust the media, and a Pew Poll found a record low 29 percent trust the media. There is good reason for distrust. The New York Times helped start the Iraq War by publishing the false weapons of mass destruction story. It recently misled the public about a Blackwater employee arrested in Pakistan by hiding the fact that he worked for the CIA, while reporting that Obama said he was a diplomat. Even the way the Times and the Washington Post reported on WikiLeaks documents showed reason for distrust. WikiLeaks described Iranian long-range missiles that could hit European cities but also reported that Russian intelligence refuted the claim. The Times and the Post evidently made a decision to exaggerate Iranian capability and mislead readers by excluding the Russian intelligence report. The Times admits it provides WikiLeaks documents to the government in advance and excludes material at the request of the government."
Combating Bullying International Day In Support of Victims of Torture (tags)
The United Nations’ International Day in Support of Victims of Torture is annually observed to remind people that human torture is unacceptable – and in many cases it is also a crime. On this day attention mostly goes to victims of war, prison and violent crimes, in countries of unrest predominately known for human rights violations. Youth for Human Rights Florida President Dustin McGahee points out that bullying is a form of torture here in the United States and across the globe, and a violation of Human Right #5, No Torture.
Sonya Kahn Addresses Music Education, Anti-War, Genocide, Peace and Love (tags)
Vocalist-Songwriter-Musician-Producer Sonya Kahn is using classical and rock music to drive home the points of music education as a means of expression, inspiring a whole new generation with advocacy and activism.
The Psychopathology of The Republican (tags)
Fear. Domination. The Reptilian Brain and the Non-Goodness of Man. The Republican party is a party of domination, not partnership. Dominate the earth-drill, excavate. Dominate Iraq, because they could someday dominate us.
From Balance of Terror to Unilateral Terror on the Grand Chessboard! Revised May 02, 2008. (tags)
“what is a unipolar world? However one might embellish this term, at the end of the day it refers to one type of situation, namely one centre of authority, one centre of force, one centre of decision-making. It is world in which there is one master, one sovereign. And at the end of the day this is pernicious not only for all those within this system, but also for the sovereign itself because it destroys itself from within.”
Protesters outside White House demand troop pullout from Iraq - Thu Jan 11 (tags)
Anti-war protesters demonstrate in front of the White House, Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2007, as President Bush was making his address to the nation about his new policy dealing with the Iraq war. Bush said he will send 21,500 additional U.S. troops to Iraq to quell its near-anarchy and for the first time acknowledged he had erred by failing to order a military buildup last year.
Giving Iran the `Iraq Treatment' (tags)
People have fallen for the Bush propaganda but still do not support the long-planned aggressive invasion of the State. Nearly 7 of 10 of those surveyed say theya re concerned that the US will move prematurely to use force
PART 2: The New Haitian Revolution: Resistance to U.S. & U.N. Occupation (tags)
". . . Why Haiti has been persecuted for the last 200 years? Because it is an affront to the colonial powers to have slaves rise up and defeat them. It is a bad example. [Applause.] There are a lot of lessons to be learned, and they don't want it ever to happen again. [Applause continues.]" -- Margaret Prescod, Pacifica Radio
BUILDING A SECRET AIR FORCE : The CIA's Role in the Study of UFOs (tags)
Iraq: Bush's Watergate? (tags)
The "Downing Street Memo" could be the last straw, or the spark that lights a fire, for an American public fed up with the Iraq war.
Stratcom: One-Stop Shopping for Bush War Plans (tags)
Bush is likely to get us into more wars. Since critics are now aware that we were lied to about the reasons for the war on Iraq, he will have to start the next war so quickly that no debate is possible. Stratcom makes this possible.
Distorted editorial amplified by Limbaugh, corrected by Olbermann (tags)
Gross distortions on an Iraq column by Editor Rosenthal were amplified on-air by Rush to millions of listeners. However Keith Olbermann of MSNBC and Jay Rosen of NYU weren't about to let the lies go unchallenged...
Support for Bush, war going back up (tags)
WASHINGTON ? Public support for the war in Iraq, on the downswing since establishing the peace there turned messy, has climbed back to its highest level since August, a USA TODAY/CNN/Gallup Poll shows. (Related link: Poll results)
10-14-03 Poll: U.S. discontent increasing (tags)
Solid majorities of Americans support changes in the nation's political system, want the power to recall elected officials and are angry about the way some things are going in this country
POLLS SCHMOLLS (tags)
Despite the Southern California news media's insistence on stressing the results of CNN/USA Today/Gallup Poll results, voters should be skeptical about what is going on with the recall election.
Gallup Poll: War was worth it, say Iraqis (tags)
A recent Gallup survey reveals that two-thirds of Iraqis polled said that recent war to remove Saddam was worth the hardships that some have endured since.
Gallup Poll:Plurality of Americans Say DP Not Imposed Frequently Enough (tags)
Plurality of Americans Believe Death Penalty Not Imposed Often Enough Basic support for death penalty at 70%
Towards Abolition of the Death Penalty (tags)
Professor Michael Radelet from the University of Colorado-Boulder presented the keynote address at the IADP event. Professor Radelet is co author of In Spite of Innocence and has been a consultant to the Illinois Governor's Commission on Death Penalty Moratorium, among many other contributions to the movement to abolish the death penalty.