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Truthdigger of the Week: Laura Poitras

Poitras is the reporter who along with Guardian columnist Glenn Greenwald began breaking stories of bulk domestic and international NSA surveillance at the beginning of the summer. By Alexander Reed Kelly  Aug 18, 2013  truthdig.com Every week the Truthdig editorial staff selects a Truthdigger of the Week, a group or person worthy of recognition for speaking truth to power, breaking More

The Hottest Trend out of Hollywood: “War Sells!”

The Hottest Trend out of Hollywood: “War Sells!” In this day and age, “selling war” on the big screen has become a vastly lucrative enterprise, and business is booming By Global Research Global Research  February 28, 2013  GlobalResearch.ca This past week, television broadcasters worldwide have been particularly enthusiastic in celebrating a glorified image of war and More

5 Oscar nominees you actually need to see

5 Oscar nominees you actually need to see Thelma Young  February 24, 2013  WagingNonviolence.org Spanish-language promotional poster for “No.” (Monsieur X Studio) Have your friends banned you from singing Les Miserables’ anthem “Do You Hear the People Sing” one more time? Can’t stand hearing again and again about how Osama Bin Laden was or wasn’t found? If you More

Bill Moyers: Why U.S. Internet Access is Slow, Costly and Unfair

Bill Moyers: Why U.S. Internet Access is Slow, Costly and Unfair Americans are getting bilked for second class internet access. BillMoyers.com / By Bill Moyers    February 9, 2013  via Alternet.org Photo Credit: Camilo Torres/ Shutterstock BILL MOYERS:You’ve heard me before quote one of my mentors who told his students that “news is what people want to keep hidden; More

Walker Art Center> Cute Cats> I Can Haz a Film Fest?

Walker Art Center> Cute cats take over the world Too adorable! Everyone's favorite viral obsession is about to become enshrined in museums and film festivals BY HELEN STUHR-ROMMEREIM, FULL STOP via Salon.com SATURDAY, JUL 21, 2012 Next month, the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis will be holding the Internet Cat Video Film Festival (ICVFF), presenting a near-universal but mostly private More

Walker Art Center> Cute Cats> I Can Haz a Film Fest?

Walker Art Center> Cute cats take over the world Too adorable! Everyone's favorite viral obsession is about to become enshrined in museums and film festivals BY HELEN STUHR-ROMMEREIM, FULL STOP via Salon.com SATURDAY, JUL 21, 2012 Next month, the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis will be holding the Internet Cat Video Film Festival (ICVFF), presenting a near-universal but mostly private More

Walker Art Center> Cute Cats> I Can Haz a Film Fest?

Walker Art Center> Cute cats take over the world Too adorable! Everyone's favorite viral obsession is about to become enshrined in museums and film festivals BY HELEN STUHR-ROMMEREIM, FULL STOP via Salon.com SATURDAY, JUL 21, 2012 Next month, the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis will be holding the Internet Cat Video Film Festival (ICVFF), presenting a near-universal but mostly private More

T-Mobile likely to end attempt to block Verizon spectrum purchase

T-Mobile likely to end attempt to block Verizon spectrum purchase Spectrum and cash swap allay T-Mobile's antitrust concerns. by Jon Brodkin - June 25 2012   arstechnica.com   Also check SavetheInternet.com Photo by Axel Schwenke When Verizon Wireless struck a deal to buy new spectrum for $3.6 billion, T-Mobile USA was the first to ask the government to block the sale. More

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