Articles - Author's Page for Sam Amer. Alternative comics. Alternative comics cover a range of American comics that have appeared since the 1980s, following the underground comix movement of the late 1960s and early 1970s.
Alternative comics present an alternative to mainstream superhero comics which in the past have dominated the American comic book industry. Alternative comic books span a wide range of genres, artistic styles, and subjects. Alternative comics are often published in small numbers as the author(s) deem fit. They are often published with less regard for regular distribution schedules. Many alternative comics have variously been labelled "post-underground", "independent", "auteur", "small press", "new wave", "creator-owned", or "art comics". Start · ALTERNATIVE MEDIA GLOBAL PROJECT. Alternative media. Dissident. A dissident, broadly defined, is a person who actively challenges an established doctrine, policy, or institution.
When dissidents unite for a common cause they often affect a dissident movement. The word has been used since 16th century in the context of religion. The noun was first used in the political sense in 1940, with the rise of such totalitarian systems as the Soviet Union. Religious dissenter Eastern bloc dissidents Republican dissidents in Ireland Andre Vltchek: How to Fight Western Propaganda : Information Clearing House. By Andre Vltchek May 15, 2015 "Information Clearing House" - First they manufacture monstrous lies, and then they tell us that we should be objective!
Is love objective; is passion? Are dreams defendable, logically and philosophically? When a house is attacked by brigands, when a village is overran by gangsters, when smoke, fire and cries for help are coming from every corner, should we award ourselves with the luxury of time to calculate, analyze and aim at complete logical, ethical, holistic and objective solutions? I strongly believe no! When the most powerful and the most destructive force on earth employs all its persuasive might, utilizing everything from the mainstream media to educational facilities, in order to justify its crimes, when it spreads its poisonous propaganda and lies in order to oppress the world and suppress hope, do we step back and begin endless and detailed work on precise and objective narratives?
» CounterPunch: Tells the Facts, Names the Names. Exclusively in the new print issue of CounterPunch THE WHITE TERRORISTS — Yvette Carnell writes a scathing history of Lynching in America; Ajamu Baraka on Netanyahu the Rejectionist; Patrick Smith on Reinventing the Foreign Correspondent; Peter Lee on the escalating cyberwar between the US and China; Jeffrey St.
Clair on the Real Israeli Defense Force: the US Congress. Plus: Mike Whitney: Getting Cured in Vietnam; JoAnn Wypijewski on Gramsci, Chick Webb and the Art of Living Well; Chris Floyd: Learning About the Rapture from Michele Bachmann and Lee Ballinger: Driving Nat King Cole. Archives from 2015 “Fact and Scrutiny” So this is how Barack Obama is moving into the final 20 months of his dismal neoliberal presidency, which he once (proudly) described as ideologically akin to the Eisenhower White House. Now, that ain’t workin’ That’s the way you do it Get money for nothin’ And your chicks for free. — Dire Straits, “Money for Nothing” His mother still calls him Neilsie. Northern Jordan. Gratis lagring och e-post från Google. Mainstream Vs. Alternative Media. YouTube. U.S. Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) Characterizes “Alternative Media as Terror”
Bolivian President Evo Morales weighed in on the controversy over remarks made earlier this month by Andrew Lack, the new chief executive of the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG).
The BBG is noteworthy for its connection to the CIA’s effort to control media and dispense white propaganda. The United States government agency controls the Voice of America, Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, Radio Marti and TV Marti. CIA control of these organizations is well documented. BBG is also associated with the United States Information Agency and the National Endowment for Democracy.
“A lot of what we do today was done covertly 25 years ago by the CIA,” Allen Weinstein, who helped draft the legislation establishing NED, said in 1991. Fearless, Independent News and Opinion. Third World Traveler, third world, United States foreign policy, alternative media, travel. Alternative Press Center: home. List of alternative media (U.S. political left)
List of alternative media (U.S. political left)
Alternative Media. 10 Most Influential People in the Alternative Media (2011) Activist Post Many readers will expect to see Matt Drudge or Arianna Huffington on this list.
Although they both indeed have leading Internet news websites that cover some fringe stories and report on systematic injustices more so than the mainstream media, they primarily aggregate mainline news. Therefore, they are excluded from our “alternative media” label. The criteria we’ve chosen to base these rankings of the most influential alternative media figures are the following; people that have the courage to seek the truth no matter where the information leads them; those with the courage to question 9/11; those who don’t buy into the false left-right political paradigm;those who are grounded in peace and liberty;those with the communication skills and platform to affect real change.
Significantly, each of the people who made our list is clearly driven by unyielding passion. 10.