Tag Archives: Stephen Colbert

The Existential Question of Whom to Trust, by Robert Parry

The clever use of propaganda to oust disfavored governments often leads to violence and war, as we have seen in targeted countries, such as Iraq, Syria and Ukraine.

de Boer, The Dish: Where Online Social Liberalism Lost The Script

“Suppose you’re a young college student inclined towards liberal or left-wing ideas. And suppose, like a lot of such college students, you enjoy Stephen Colbert and find him a political inspiration. Now imagine that, during the #CancelColbert fiasco, you defended Colbert on Twitter. If your defense was noticed by the people who police that forum, […]

▶ Bill Moyers: The End of Democracy

This will be short, about 3:16 short.  Bill Moyers has called it.  Please watch this video.  DailyKos.org So what got left out of the budget this year? 1.  Unemployment Extension 2. Real infrastructure development/work relief actions 3.  economy-stimulating alternative energy tax credits and subsidies 4.  removal of fossil fuel subsidies 5.  removal of tax loopholes […]

(Video) Colbert Nation> Scahill on Dirty Wars & The Zimmerman Verdict

Monday July 15, 2013 Jeremy Scahill Author Jeremy Scahill discusses the secret war in Afghanistan, drone strikes in Pakistan and Yemen and the Obama administration’s “Terror Tuesday” meetings.  (05:24) Monday July 15, 2013 George Zimmerman Verdict Fox News’ Geraldo Rivera explains why an all-female jury found George Zimmerman not guilty in the Trayvon Martin murder case.  (04:11) […]

Tom Dispatch> Naming Our Nameless War> How Many Years Will It Be?

 For well over a decade now the United States has been “a nation at war.” Does that war have a name? TD’s version of must-see TV: last week, Andrew Bacevich argued Stephen Colbert (or at least the character he plays) to a draw in a telling and funny episode of “the Colbert Report” which takes up the issue […]

An Interview With Medea Benjamin About the Life-and-Death Decisions of Drone Warfare

An Interview With Medea Benjamin About the Life-and-Death Decisions of Drone Warfare By Mark Karlin Truthout | Interview Monday, 04 June 2012 (Image: OR Books) Internationally renowned activist Medea Benjamin has written a compelling case against drones. Please help spread Benjamin’s message and support Truthout/BuzzFlash by getting a copy of her new book, “Drone Warfare: Killing by Remote […]

Glenn Greenwald> Deliberate media propaganda

Deliberate media propaganda The media now knows that “militant” is a term of official propaganda, yet still use it for America’s drone victims BY GLENN GREENWALD    SATURDAY, JUN 2, 2012   Salon.com (updated below) Earlier this week, The New York Times reported that the Obama administration, in order to conceal civilian deaths caused by their drone attacks, “counts all […]

Gloria Steinem on the false feminism of Sarah Palin and Michele Bachmann

Friday, August 12, 2011   The Immoral Minority Gloria Steinem on the false feminism of Sarah Palin and Michele Bachmann Gloria Steinem, a leader of the women’s liberation movement of the seventies, was feted at a luncheon on Wednesday in celebration of the HBO documentary about her life, Gloria: In Her Own Words. We were […]