Fiore: With the fall of Ramadi in Iraq and Palmyra in Syria, fingers are pointing faster than you can say “Preemptive War.”
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McMillan: There is a huge lack of inspirational literature to encourage and uplift people whose lives are dedicated to social transformation.
Fiore: There are only so many ways you can say, “shooting cartoonists is wrong and free speech is great.” Feel free to check out my previous responses to cartoonists being attacked or Muhammad cartoons being drawn. When I heard about the “Draw Muhammad” cartoon contest in Garland, Texas, I was curious about who would organize such a “festival.” (Having organized a cartoon festival myself, I think you can hardly call a two-hour meeting a “festival,” but I digress.)
Fiore: Remember a couple years ago, when Obama said we’d shape up his drone program and achieve “near certainty” that civilians wouldn’t be killed and signature strikes would basically end? Turns out that’s not quite true. There were some pretty huge asterisks that were attached to his proclamation.
I’m not saying the world is a happy, safe place and we should just stay home and contentedly drive our Priuses, but it seems establishing a one-size-fits-all legal justification(s) is not the way to do this. By Mark Fiore MarkFiore.com February 23, 2015 While most people are focused on ISIS (or ISIL, Islamic State […]
Fog of War in Yemen Posted from GoComics.com About Jeff Danziger Jeff Danziger provides a scathing international take on politics, finance, and everything else you aren’t allowed to discuss at the dinner table. Combining spot-on caricatures with razor-sharp writing, this feature will make you listen a little more closely to what they tell you on […]
Fiore: What’s the new frontier in scientific denial? Earthquake denial! First, fossil fuels help change the atmosphere, now they’re causing earthquakes. It’s official, this isn’t just some crackpot conspiracy theory designed to undermine the oil industry. The USGS and loads of scientists confirm that the industry practice of injecting oil and gas wastewater deep underground is causing earthquakes.
▶ Greater Republica: Animator Mark Fiore weighs in on Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s campaign stunt
Animator Mark Fiore weighs in on Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s campaign stunt, or rather, speech before the U.S. Congress. Watch the animation and read Fiore’s ideas below. By Mark Fiore truthdig.com March 5, 2015 Click on the white type in the blue background to watch the video: “Watch on Vimeo.” Now that […]
Fiore: The rear echelon politicians, cheerleaders and war planners seem to have another sort of selective memory [from the fog of war], that’s where the Frog of War comes in. Enjoy the cartoon, and be sure to check out the links behind the cartoon.
“The more we can blame some crime on some enemy, the greater the outrage,” Noam Chomsky said in Cambridge, Mass., in a recent discussion about terrorism with Kade Crockford, the director of the ACLU of Massachusetts’ Technology for Liberty Project. “The more we are responsible for it, and therefore, incidentally, can do something about it, […]
A Well Explicated Militia A Word in the Hand by Mr. Fish truthdig.com January 19, 2015
I’m not French, but one doesn’t need to be in order to see how deeply racism runs throughout French, and Western, societies.
image via twitter Not surprisingly, much of the “where is the Muslim outrage” outrage is coming from… Fox News, as Media Matters notes. Fox’s own Monica Crowley, for example, said that Muslims “should be condemning” the attack and that she hadn’t “heard any condemnation… from any groups.” By Katie Halper TheRawStory.com January 9, 2015 Every time an extremist who […]
The international response to Wednesday’s attack on the offices of the satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo has been varied and extremely powerful. READ MORE and see some of the images of cartoons from cartoonists around the world in reaction to the shooting Subscribe or “Follow” us on RiseUpTimes.org. Rise Up Times is also on Facebook! Check the Rise Up Times […]
Spot the Winning Defense Strategy HEAD SHOTS BY MR. FISH Published Truthdig.com
Monte Wolverton, Cagle Cartoon Posted on Nov 3, 2014 Truthdig.com
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Tom Tomorrow on ISIS, or is it ISIL? Tom Tomorrow Daily Kos September 29, 2014