Saturday, August 27, 2011
Dawkins Destroys Perry on Evolution | AlterNet: Dawkins said that while a candidate's views on evolution are not paramount, they're indicative of his or her ability to understand science and general levels of educational literacy. He also had harsh words for the valuation of ignorance among the Republican electorate.
Friday, August 26, 2011
Fear, Inc.: The Roots of the Islamophobia Network in America: Some of these foundations and wealthy donors also provide direct funding to anti-Islam grassroots groups. According to our extensive analysis, here are the top seven contributors to promoting Islamophobia in our country:
Thursday, August 25, 2011
Lies Uncovered As UK Admits Boots On The Ground : Information Clearing House News: British special forces are on the ground in Libya helping to lead the hunt for Muammar Gaddafi.
The Libya Media Hoax: Fabricated Scenes of Jubilation and Euphoria on Green Square: Surpassing previous mass media fabrications, both in scale and boldness, yesterday morning's Al Jazeera mise-en-scène will surely go down in history as one of the most cynical hoaxes committed by corporate media since the manipulated pictures of Iraqis topplying Saddam Hussein's statue after the US invasion in 2003.
Update: Targeted killing non-mainstream reporters in Libya, Russia Today - National Human Rights | Examiner.com
Update: Targeted killing non-mainstream reporters in Libya, Russia Today - National Human Rights | Examiner.com: According to Chossudovsky, it is important to understand the atmosphere in the media centre of Rixos Hotel in Tripoli, that CNN, the BBC and other mainstream media reporters in the hotel have direct links to NATO, the Transitional Council and Rebel Forces and "are serving NATO interests in a direct way through massive media distortion."
Mainstream media admit "waves of disinformation" in Libya: Hopefully this revelation of politicized disinformation’s role in the so-called “Arab Spring” will temper some of the sensationalist reports of civilian murders carried out by Middle Eastern governments that are totally unconfirmed and come solely from “activist” groups.
Don DeBar's Blog: Media Wars - Many Mouths, One Voice: Coverage of the situation in Libya over the past three days, while useless to anyone trying to understand what is actually happening in Libya, nevertheless provides an interesting peek into the modus operandi of the global media that has broad application for the decoding of its coverage of all of the issues that touch our lives.
Passenger: United Cabin Crew Thinks Books About Old Airplanes Signify A Security Threat - The Consumerist
Passenger: United Cabin Crew Thinks Books About Old Airplanes Signify A Security Threat - The Consumerist: Last week, folk singer and aviation enthusiast Vance Gilbert thought he'd pass the time on his United Airlines flight from Boston to Washington, DC, by perusing some books about old aircraft. This was apparently enough to set off alarm bells among the flight crew, who had the plane return to the gate where Gilbert was met by the authorities.