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Ayotzinapa: A Timeline of the Mass Disappearance That Has Shaken Mexico

As of December 7, there are now 42 students from the Ayotzinapa Normal School missing after police in the city of Iguala, Guerrero, opened fire on their buses and kidnapped a group of 43 of them, in a case that has gripped the country and sparked protests globally. To help readers who might be unfamiliar with this story, here is a timeline of key events to understand the ongoing case.

Propaganda? What Propaganda? Western Media Monopoly vs Alternative and Non-Western Media

 I believe it important to understand how western media beat the drum of war on behalf of George W. Bush. The echo chamber demonstrated it could be counted on to back acts of aggression around the world with impunity. By Peter Lavelle   Global Research  November 18, 2014   Sputnik  17 November 2014 Region: Russia and FSU   Theme: Media Disinformation We have recently been hearing a More

▶ GAZA 2014 | Jon Snow ‘annihilates’ Israeli spokesperson Mark Regev

This is the interview by Jon Snow that Jeremy Scahill refers to in his commentary on U.S. media coverage of Gaza: ▶ JEREMY SCAHILL ON U.S. MEDIA COVERAGE OF ISRAEL-GAZA CONFLICT: ‘WE’VE HIT ALL-TIME LOWS’ [youtube=http://youtu.be/M_-76H-YRjs] Subscribe or “Follow” us on RiseUpTimes.org. Rise Up Times is also on Facebook! Check the Rise Up Times page for posts from this More

▶ GAZA 2014 | Jon Snow 'annihilates' Israeli spokesperson Mark Regev

This is the interview by Jon Snow that Jeremy Scahill refers to in his commentary on U.S. media coverage of Gaza: ▶ JEREMY SCAHILL ON U.S. MEDIA COVERAGE OF ISRAEL-GAZA CONFLICT: ‘WE’VE HIT ALL-TIME LOWS’ [youtube=http://youtu.be/M_-76H-YRjs] Subscribe or “Follow” us on RiseUpTimes.org. Rise Up Times is also on Facebook! Check the Rise Up Times page for posts from this More

Marwan Bishara: Israel’s media strategy: What lies beneath

 Israeli government is misleading the world one press conference at a time. Marwan Bishara  Al Jazeera  Last updated: 16 Jul 2014 16:55 Israel's media strategy aims to mystify, mislead and even misrepresent the reality, writes Bishara [EPA] Do you wonder why there are many questions left unanswered regarding the Israeli escalation in Gaza? Why the questions are More

Marwan Bishara: Israel's media strategy: What lies beneath

 Israeli government is misleading the world one press conference at a time. Marwan Bishara  Al Jazeera  Last updated: 16 Jul 2014 16:55 Israel's media strategy aims to mystify, mislead and even misrepresent the reality, writes Bishara [EPA] Do you wonder why there are many questions left unanswered regarding the Israeli escalation in Gaza? Why the questions are More

▶ Smashed Press, Ukraine

A crowd of around 50 masked men with stones and flares has attacked and vandalized the office of Kiev's Vesti newspaper. The paper’s security guard was beaten as the mob shattered the windows and filled the building with tear gas. Нападение на редакцию Вестей (The attack on the Editor Vesti) [youtube=http://youtu.be/nOSTqXNs6ds] Organizing Notes  July 6, More

9 Political Cartoons That Put Climate Change In Perspective

June 8th is World Oceans Day:  Together we have the power to protect the ocean [Rise Up Times] By Katherine Brooks  The Huffington Post  June 6, 2014 Last month, the Niels Bugge Cartoon Award asked illustrators and cartoonists from around the world to submit drawings based on a basic theme: climate. "Oceans are in our hands," the contest proclaimed, urging More

Barbara Nimri Aziz> Syrian Drama of Another Order

The blockade on Syria - on Syrian life not weaponry - reaches into the heart of social, historical and cultural life. by Barbara Nimri Aziz This is a fascinating article exploring a too often overlooked but vitally important aspect of US/UE/GCC sanctions imposed on Syria. Syria is a richly diverse society with thousands of years More

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