Articles about Media & War
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Welcome to the Real News: Truth Is Essential, but Not Pretty
You may have heard that there is talk of a crackdown on "fake" news. Before a bankrolled bureaucrat starts filtering the media according to what they find personally...
Deliberately Forgotten.
Words are battling in my head and I cannot truly form a sentence empty of frustration. The phone is barely ringing to Aleppo. And, when they finally pick up, no word is...
Censoring American War Crimes
After years of hating the iconic photo, Kim Phuc came to embrace it as a powerful tool to teach peace.
The Boy in the Ambulance Offers Glimpse of 'Profound Horrors' in Syria
"It didn't stop & it won't stop with Omran if the world doesn't act."
Hillary Clinton: a True Pioneer of Historical Firsts
This landmark election cycle has been narrated seemingly ad nauseam in the corporate media world - but could there be even more monumental trends to this story than meets the...
The Super Bowl Promotes War
Super Bowl 50 is the first National Football League championship to happen since it was reported that much of the pro-military hoopla at football games, the honoring of troops...
More Hard Hitting Words From the Dalai Lama About the Mass Brainwashing of Society
The 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet is always garnering a lot of attention, and for good reasons. Most recently, he told the world that simply praying is not the answer for the...
Wikileaks vs. the Empire: the Revolutionary Act of Telling the Truth
George Orwell said, “In a time of universal deceit, telling the truth is a revolutionary act.” These are dark times, in which the propaganda of deceit touches all our lives...
Should the UK Be Involved in Syria? 8 things we must question
Despite the UK government voting against military action in Syria initially, UK pilots have taken part in airstrikes in the country but we must pose this questions and demand...
Why Is the Iran Nuclear Deal so important?
The only guide to understanding the Iran Nuclear Deal, in plain english.
Civilian Victims in Yemen Will Be Ignored Because U.S. and Its Allies Are Responsible
In Fayoush, Yemen on Monday morning, just outside of Aden, “a massive airstrike” hit a marketplace and killed at least 45 civilians, wounding another 50. Officials told the...
A Rogue Reporter Takes on the Masters of the Universe
The media would have you believe that it’s simply an accident that 85 people now own more than half the world’s wealth. It’s time to blow their cover. This essay is...
Why Hollywood War Propaganda Like 'American Sniper' Is So Effective
Following the release of Clint Eastwood’s American Sniper,the masses of America have been chomping at the bit to slaughter Muslims. The film, which portrays the deadliest...
We're Making a Mistake If We Let a Mass Slaughter Become a Debate about Cartoons
Yes, Charlie Hebdo was a magazine that delighted in controversy and provocation. Yes, it skewered religion and took joy in giving offense. Yes, the magazine knowingly...
War by Media and the Triumph of Propaganda
Why has so much journalism succumbed to propaganda? Why are censorship and distortion standard practice? Why is the BBC so often a mouthpiece of rapacious power? Why do the New...
The British War Drums Are beating...
The BBC’s war drums make me feel physically sick. Considering that the Islamic State was born out of the groups which resisted the West’s complete destruction of Iraq and...