Friday, March 8, 2013

In Death as in Life, Chávez Target of Media Scorn — FAIR: Fairness & Accuracy In Reporting

In Death as in Life, Chávez Target of Media Scorn — FAIR: Fairness & Accuracy In Reporting: Venezuela's left-wing populist president Hugo Chávez died on Tuesday, March 5, after a two-year battle with cancer. If world leaders were judged by the sheer volume of corporate media vitriol and misinformation about their policies, Chávez would be in a class of his own

With Millions in Assets And Hundreds of Attorneys, Christian Right Is Waging War on the Church-State Wall | Alternet

With Millions in Assets And Hundreds of Attorneys, Christian Right Is Waging War on the Church-State Wall | Alternet: tanford Law School in California is a prestigious institution with a distinguished past. Founded in 1893, one of its first professors was a former president, Benjamin Harrison.

Thursday, March 7, 2013

Resistance From a Cage: Julian Assange Speaks to Norwegian Journalist Eirik Vold

Resistance From a Cage: Julian Assange Speaks to Norwegian Journalist Eirik Vold: This is an exclusive English translation of an interview published Saturday, February 16, 2013, in the Norwegian news outlet Dagens Næringsliv.

Chavez: Another CIA Assassination Victim?

Chavez: Another CIA Assassination Victim?: March 07, 2013 "Information Clearing House" - The Venezuelan president himself, before he died, wondered aloud whether the US government - or the banksters who own it - gave him, and its other leading Latin American enemies, cancer.

Chavez: Farewell to Neoliberalism's Nemesis

Chavez: Farewell to Neoliberalism's Nemesis: Chavez had a real grasp of the dynamics of imperialism, and recognised that the Iraq war, and the opposition to it, held back the US from intervening against his government.

OpEdNews - Article: Media Scoundrels Pillory Chavez Before He's Buried

OpEdNews - Article: Media Scoundrels Pillory Chavez Before He's Buried: :"hey lie for power.His passing made no difference. Media scoundrels don't quit. They spent 14 years vilifying him. They did it unfairly. They haven't stopped.
They're called scoundrels for good reason. They violate fundamental journalistic ethics. They lie for power. They turn truth on its head."

Chavismo Lives! | Veterans Today-Stephen Lendman

Chavismo Lives! | Veterans Today: Before they’re old enough to understand, US children are taught to “pledge allegiance to the flag of the United States of America and to the Republic for which it stands.”

They’re weaned on misinformation. What they most need to know, they’re not taught. America’s ugly history is sanitized. Its worst parts are omitted.

It’s a government largely of men, not laws. They lie, cheat, connive, and abuse rule of law principles.

They do so ruthlessly. They do it for monied interests they serve. They profit hugely in the process.

America was never a democracy. It’s not one now. “We the people” include wealth and powerful interests alone. It’s been that way from inception. Believing otherwise is fantasy.

OpEdNews - Article: El comandante has left the building

OpEdNews - Article: El comandante has left the building: "Now that would be some movie; the story of a man of the people who rises against all odds to become the political Elvis of Latin America. Bigger than Elvis, actually; a president who won 13 out of 14 national democratic elections. No chance you will ever see such a movie winning an Oscar -- much less produced in Hollywood. Unless, of course, Oliver Stone convinces HBO about a cable/DVD special."

5 Kids Bravely Fighting Christian Domination of Their Schools | Alternet

5 Kids Bravely Fighting Christian Domination of Their Schools | Alternet: It can take a lot of guts to stand up for separation of church and state in America. People who file lawsuits to stop the display of religious symbols on public property or the use of sectarian prayers before government meetings often find themselves the targets of harassment, threats, and even violence.

In Honduras, a Mess Helped by the U.S. - NYTimes.com

In Honduras, a Mess Helped by the U.S. - NYTimes.com: IT’S time to acknowledge the foreign policy disaster that American support for the Porfirio Lobo administration in Honduras has become.

Outpouring of Solidarity Statements and Condolences for the Venezuelan People [+Photos] | venezuelanalysis.com

Outpouring of Solidarity Statements and Condolences for the Venezuelan People [+Photos] | venezuelanalysis.com: Expressions of solidarity and condolences have been flooding into Venezuelananalysis.com directly, as well as being put up on the internet and passed around on social networks.

Wednesday, March 6, 2013

Christopher Dorner and the Exterminating Angels

Christopher Dorner and the Exterminating Angels: Racism, as readers of Richard Wright and Chester Himes know, sometimes drives its victims homicidally mad as in the cases of Bigger Thomas in Native Son or the anonymous sniper in Himes’ extraordinary short story "Prediction."

The King is Dead, Long Live the King! Hugo Chávez's 14 years as leader of the Venezuelan people -- Society's Child -- Sott.net

The King is Dead, Long Live the King! Hugo Chávez's 14 years as leader of the Venezuelan people -- Society's Child -- Sott.net: "One of the most charismatic and conscientious leaders in the world, Hugo Chavez, Venezuelan president of the people, died last night, 5th March 2013. This video is a collection of some of his most memorable speeches during his reign, from his great humor mocking one-time psychopath-in-chief of the Empire, George 'Dubya' Bush, to his support for Iran's global peace agenda."

US Media Revises History of US Role in ‘Operation Condor’ Terror Campaign | Dispatches from the Underclass

US Media Revises History of US Role in ‘Operation Condor’ Terror Campaign | Dispatches from the Underclass: In a historic trial that has received little attention, former US-backed military dictators and their conspirators are being prosecuted in Argentina for their role in Operation Condor, a brutal campaign involving the disappearance and murder of tens of thousands of political dissidents throughout Latin American in 1970s and 1980s.

Chavez death could be US plot - Russian communist leader -- Society's Child -- Sott.net

Chavez death could be US plot - Russian communist leader -- Society's Child -- Sott.net: The death of Venezuelan leader Hugo Chavez from cancer may have been part of a plot by the United States to infect its enemies in Latin America with the disease, the leader of Russia's Communist party, Gennady Zyuganov, speculated on Wednesday.