"What's left to trust and rely upon? Unorganized people organizing. What else!"
Norman Solomon on what the media won’t say: “The American people live in a warfare state” by Chauncey DeVaga
"Napoleon said that it's not necessary to censor the news. It's more efficient to delay it until it no longer matters. In terms of the dead, it no longer matters."
The fate of organized human society, even of the survival of the species, depends on this [US relations with Russia].
“For anybody that cares about press freedom or democracy, this should concern them,” said Muhawesh. “This has set a very dangerous precedent on our press freedom.”
Expansion is the path to security, and to achieve security you have to control everything of value. This is the blueprint that has guided US leaders for decades, but is this empire worth building – and at what cost?
The mass media, as [C. Wright] [Mills] wrote, exist primarily to help citizens feel they are successful and that they have met their aspirations even if they have not. They use language and images to manipulate and form opinions, not to foster genuine democratic debate and conversation... By Chris Hedges truthdig.com October 26, 2014 Screen shot More