Adrienne Rich: Artist of the Possible

In late November of 2003, I sat on the floor in a crowded luncheon just a few feet and slightly behind Adrienne Rich, speaking and reading her poetry at the annual convention of the National Council of Teachers of English, held that year in San Francisco. Appropriately, Rich was reading from her upcoming collection, The […]

Project Censored Recommends: Video “On the Dark Side in Al Doura, A Soldier in the Shadows” Addresses Soldier’s War Crimes Allegations & Iraq Atrocity Photos

A newly released film, “On the Dark Side in Al Doura” focuses on U.S. Army Ranger John Needham’s experience in Iraq where he witnessed grim atrocities. It includes shocking uncirculated photographic evidence of what appear to be war crimes. The story is presented within the framework of decisions by the Bush Administration to step away […]

LIBYA

By Saul Landau In the early Spring 1982, I accompanied former US Senator Jim Abourezk (D-SD) to Libya. National Geographic had asked him to get Libyan permission to film several sites of Roman ruins. He met with officials I walked Tripoli’s streets. At a coffee shop near the hotel, a group of young men stopped […]

Dumb and Dumber One Better

Here is one for you, a perfect example of trickle down economics.  In Greece, 60 % of the people do not pay their taxes.  Seventy–five percent said they did not have swimming pools until aerial photographs proved them wrong and they still do not pay taxes.  It also looks like they do not spend the […]

No-Fly Zone Fallacy

  This past weekend, under U.N. Security Council Resolution 1973, the United States and its allies began enforcing a “no fly zone” over much of Libya. One of the most frequent comparisons used to justify our actions has been that of the Bosnia-Herzegovia war.  Recently, Mo Sacribey of the European Courier, laid out the essential […]

Revolt: Obama escalates Bush policies of Orwellian unlawful wars, economic looting

Source: Carl Herman, Examiner.com Lifting the Veil is a two-hour film that documents how the Obama Administration is continuing and escalating the policies of the Bush Administration in the unlawful areas of US wars and economic fraud. These policies are easily shown as Orwellian unlawful, as I explain and document here. The American response will be […]

America’s Political Prisoners

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/your-world-news/2011/03/02/americas-political-prisoners  Please join us for a very important show regarding the plight of America’s political prisoners that continue to languish behind US federal prison bars. Year after year, this US government continues to feel the need to lecture other countries about human rights and their political prisoners yet the US warehouses more political prisoners than […]

Podcast: understanding US economic crimes, obvious solutions to unleash trillions

source: Carl Herman, Examiner.com Dr. James Fetzer interviewed me on his radio show and podcast, The Real Deal, in discussion of the central problems and solutions of the US economic crisis. The interview is here.  Dr. Fetzer has published more than 100 articles and reviews, and is author to 20 books in the philosophy of […]

Take Big Business Out of Education

I’m not waiting for Superman. Waiting for Superman, Davis Guggenheim’s new educational film is presently receiving a media blitz. Is big business behind its success?

Film Alleges Fed ‘Fraud’ Against Victims of $3.65 Billion Ponzi Scam

Victims of a massive financial fraud will unveil a documentary Aug. 25 in Minneapolis that portrays federal authorities as helping bankruptcy lawyers and the government feast on dwindling victim assets without adequate protections for fairness. The Second Fraud, spiked last December from planned showings on four Minnesota TV stations, tackles an especially sensitive story in that state: What happened after local financier Thomas Petters caused the estimated $3.65 billion in losses that authorities revealed in September 2008?