Archive for July, 2013

Definitions for a New Age: The Dictionary of the Global War on You GWOY

Friday, July 5th, 2013

Published on ZNet (first on TomDispatch), by Tom Engelhardt, July 03, 2013.

Creating a new dictionary of terms is, of course, an awesome undertaking. From the moment work began, it famously took 71 years for the full 10-volume Oxford English Dictionary to first appear! So we at TomDispatch expect to be at work on our new project for years to come. Here, however, is an initial glimpse at a modest selection of our newly rectified definitions.

The Dictionary of the Global War on You:     Read the rest of this entry »

Mohammad Mursi’s opponents have won the numbers game, but what next?

Thursday, July 4th, 2013

Published on Intrepid Report, by Linda S. Heard, July 2, 2013.

June 30, 2013, marking one year of Egyptian President Mohammad Mursi’s presidency, was hyped by the opposition as a game changer. However, even the most optimistic could not have predicted the mass turnout in cities all over the country. Millions of Egyptians took to the streets of 25 of the country’s 27 governorates to vent their discontent, taking liberal local TV anchors, who for months have been calling for people to get off their sofas, by surprise … // Read the rest of this entry »

John Pilger about the Invisible Government

Wednesday, July 3rd, 2013

uploaded on YouTube by Suryu, September 25-29, 2007: Part 1/4, 10.04 min, Part 2/4, 10.01 min, Part 3/4, 10.02 min, Part 4/4, 10.09 min.

John Pilger on en.wikipedia with it’s External Links.

Collective Stockholm Syndrome: We Love, Respect, Protect Our Abusers

Wednesday, July 3rd, 2013

Published on Dissident Voice, by Paul Haeder, June 30, 2013.

It’s a tough day in the neighborhood. Slip-streaming through the great big rot of the century. Cities are burning. Youth and pensioners are rebelling. The elite and media prostitutes are flailing away. Blame-blame-blame truth tellers, whistle blowers, the people in pain. Collective PTSD. False dichotomies like Ebola. Spreading mistruths, empty visions, and one more million scams by the Chamber of Commerce-Political Mafia Group of One Thousand. Lies about the vision of IT, the value of on-line schools, the death of inequality.   Read the rest of this entry »

again about the rainmakers

Tuesday, July 2nd, 2013

Good Journalism Is Measured By How Angry You Make The People You’re Covering

Monday, July 1st, 2013

Video on, 54.25 min, June 27, 2013 – (also on YouTube: Glenn Greenwald Speaks Out, 54.25 min, uploaded by WeAreManyMedia, June 28, 2013 /Socialism 2013);