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More Media Hypocrisy: Ferguson and Gaza

Two events that have dominated the news in the past several weeks have been the Israeli assault on Gaza and the mass unrest in Ferguson, Missouri.  What is striking though, is not so much the events in and of themselves, but the way in which the media has covered them.  Media deception and distortion is nothing […]

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Propaganda in the “Free and Impartial” Media

The power of media has been discussed here oftentimes before, but every now and then a story appears which warrants a revisit. The ability to shape public opinion has been harnessed by the establishment to create a climate in which the most ridiculous notions — the  so-called “Big Lie” — and disinformation are repeated so often that […]

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American warmongers fix their gaze on Syria

Just 10 years after the wasteful and pointless war in Iraq, and less than two years after the NATO backed war in Libya, the criminal Obama regime in Washington is once again beating the war drums and is dead set on targeting Syria. The pretext is all too familiar; the allegations of “chemical weapons being used on civilians” […]

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Contra Hollywood

In today’s world, there are two things that epitomize the image of America: Hollywood and popular music. Both are multi-billion dollar industries, with the former churning out hundreds of films per year at an expense of several billion dollars a year. Arguably, not only is Hollywood one of the biggest cultural forces in America, it […]

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The Wisconsin Shooting and the state of “White Nationalism”

The recent shooting in Wisconsin comes less than a month after a similar incident in Colorado. The one crucial difference here is the apparent ideological underpinnings that the media is playing up; already is an image of the shooter, Wade Page, with a swastika behind him and the word “NAZI” emblazoned on the front page […]

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The media’s pathetic propaganda on the George Zimmerman-Trayvon Martin incident

Trayvon Martin was shot on Febuary 26, 2012.  For those who aren’t familiar with the case,  George Zimmerman, a neighborhood watch volunteer is now being charged with murder for shooting  Martin, who was 17 at the time.  Zimmerman saw Martin walking through his gated community, and informed the police, believing that Trayvon looked suspicious.  Zimmerman […]

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Abraham Lincoln: Historiography and Reality

In a little more than a week, Americans celebrate the birth of Abraham Lincoln, their 16th president as part of a federal “President’s Day” observance. In the annals of American history, Lincoln, the sixteeth president of the United States, is accorded a special place because of his role in the Civil War.  After the Union […]

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Reflections on a visit to the Middle Kingdom

During the past few months, I have had the opportunity to travel to several countries and speak to many audiences in an various settings. These travels have been most enlightening, because the attitudes I received have been markedly different.  In Europe, I was greeted mainly with suspicion and disdain: this was the 21st century, not the 19th, […]

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