Monthly Archives: April 2011
WAMM: An apology to the indigenous people of the United States and the people enslaved by the United States
An apology to the indigenous people of the United States and the people enslaved by the United States WAMM acknowledges the enormous wrong done by the United States to: 1) the Indigenous people of this country whose land and lives were taken from them by the Europeans who “discovered” it and 2) the African people […]
Chris Hedges on the State of America Chris Hedges spoke about his new book, The World As It Is: Dispatches on the Myth of Human Progress, the state of American Democracy, American mainstream media, and answered questions from the audience. The full talk is included here. Click on the link and it will take you to […]
Uploaded by UpTakeVideo on Apr 22, 2011 After speaking at Macalester College on Wednesday night, award-winning journalist Chris Hedges was asked about the FBI’s role in the recent targeting of peace activists in the Twin Cities and elsewhere in the Midwest. Nine had their homes searched and were issued subpoenas to appear before a Grand […]
Hobbits, rings, and reforms Comments by Josh Silver at Change the Media, Change the World, NCMR 2011 It has now been over a week since I returned from the National Conference on Media Reform. As I reflect on all I heard, all I learned, all I understood, one image seems to haunt me, and that […]
How is the War Economy Working for You? A WAMMToday Editorial Comment What no one bothers to mention in all this going after the corporations who have not paid their taxes is that the weapons’ manufacturers have profited greatly from the wars. (Although GE is also a weapons’ manufacturer, but I see no mention of […]
From Thoreau to Keds, what you can do. rootstriker.org via YouTube – Lawrence Lessig at NCMR 11. Just a little of his background: Lawrence Lessig is the director of the Edmond J. Safra Foundation Center for Ethics at Harvard University and a Professor of Law at Harvard Law School. My notes: he has lots […]
from The New York Times . . . thousands of women in this staunchly conservative country made Mr. Saleh an object of public derision. Women demonstrated in Sana, Yemen, on Saturday, demanding the resignation of President Ali Abdullah Saleh. Gamal Noman/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images By LAURA KASINOF Published:April 16, 2011 in The New York […]
God and the FBI A sketch about the FBI. Twenty-three antiwar activists from Minneapolis and Chicago have been targeted recently by the FBI with raids and subpoenas. For more information, to donate, and to sign a pledge of solidarity, go to StopFBI.net. via YouTube – God and the FBI.
Malkia Cyril, Center for Media Justice, on corporate power vs. the people–we need a new kind of merger . . .
I need you, I need you, I need freedom . . . We sit at the door of an incredible opportunity . . . Executive Director of the Center for Media Justice Malkia Cyril spoke at the National Conference for Media Reform in Boston on April 8, 2011. The conference was presented by Free Press. […]