Tag Archives: news

This Viral ‘Feel-Good’ Story Is Actually an Indictment of American Labor Hell

By Luke O’Neil Source: Observer In what’s quickly become the feel-good story of the week, a young Alabama man named Walter Carr is being lauded across the country for his perseverance and indomitable spirit. It’s the type of story that … Continue reading

Posted in conditioning, corporate news, culture, Economics, Financial Crisis, Inequality, Labor, media, Media Literacy, news, propaganda, Social Engineering, society, Sociology, Work | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Climb Down From the Summit of Hostile Propaganda

Public reactions to an open letter from academics, journalists and politicians asking for co-existence with Russia show many Americans don’t buy the media’s bellicose spin, as Norman Solomon explains. By Norman Solomon Source: Consortium News Throughout the day before the … Continue reading

Posted in Activism, anti-war, conditioning, consciousness, corporate news, culture, Deep State, Geopolitics, imperialism, media, Media Literacy, Militarization, Neocons, news, patriotism, propaganda, Psy-ops, Social Control, Social Engineering, society, State Crime, war | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

The New York Times takes on the social media “hordes”

By Andre Damon Source: WSWS.org Since late 2016, the New York Times, working together with the US intelligence agencies and the Democratic Party, has been engaged in a campaign to promote internet censorship in the guise of targeting “fake news” … Continue reading

Posted in censorship, CIA, civil liberties, corporate news, culture, media, Media Literacy, news, propaganda, Psy-ops, Social Control, Social Engineering, society, Technology | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

How To Create NPR’s Propaganda – As Seen In a Hit Piece Against Me

By Lee Camp Source: Naked Capitalism I never thought I’d be the target of an NPR attack piece. Through my twenties I even looked to NPR as an outlet full of good, progressive, thoughtful reporting – You know, the soothing voices … Continue reading

Posted in anti-war, censorship, civil liberties, conditioning, corporate news, culture, divide and conquer, elites, Empire, freedom of speech, imperialism, media, Media Literacy, Neocons, news, propaganda, Psy-ops, Social Control, Social Engineering, society, war | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

The Acceleration of Censorship in America

By Joe Lauria Source: The Unz Review Under increasing pressure from a population angry about endless wars and the transfer of wealth to the one percent, American plutocrats are defending themselves by suppressing critical news in the corporate media they … Continue reading

Posted in Authoritarianism, censorship, Conspiracy, corporate news, culture, Deep State, internet freedom, media, Media Literacy, news, police state, propaganda, Psy-ops, Psychology, Social Control, Social Engineering, society, State Crime, surveillance state | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Ken Burns’ Vietnam War: An Object Lesson in the Failures of the Objective Lens

By Reed Richardson Source: FAIR If journalism resigns itself to being a “first draft of history,” Ken Burns’ popular PBS documentaries, written by Lynn Novick, have increasingly aspired to—and achieved—a coveted status as popular historical canon. This has, in part, been accomplished by … Continue reading

Posted in corporate news, culture, Film, Geopolitics, History, media, news, Social Control, Social Engineering, society, State Crime, war | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Snow, Death, and the Bewildered Herd

By Edward Curtin Source: Behind the Curtain Few people at this hour – and I refer to the time before the breaking out of this most grim war, which is coming to birth so strangely, as if it did not … Continue reading

Posted in Art, consciousness, culture, History, media, news, Philosophy, propaganda, Psychology, society, Technology, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Saturday Matinee: Charlie Brooker’s 2016 Wipe

Charlie Brooker’s insightful year-end recaps puts others (from mainstream media) to shame, and they only get funnier as each year gets worse.

Posted in Art, culture, History, Humor, media, news, Saturday Matinee, society, Video | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment