Irshad Manji blog and official website | Politics, Political News. African Leadership Academy. Africa... States of Independence. Africa's independence - Riz Khan. The Image War - Programmes. 9/11: It was a PR stunt which killed thousands and launched a propaganda war that has, so far, lasted a decade.
Since then, the US and al-Qaeda have competed furiously to win 'hearts and minds' with elaborate media strategies. Spin, threats, lies, censorship, the killing of journalists; how far has each side been prepared to go to win the propaganda war? In the 'war on terror' the exploitation of images was to become a matter of life and death, as both the US and al-Qaeda bombarded the world with media designed to win people over to their side. TomDispatch. Home - National Priorities Project. JohnPilger.com - the films and journalism of John Pilger.
WikiLeaks Press. Hitler Historical Museum. Focal Point Publications. German Propaganda Archive (Guide Page) Nazi and East German Propaganda Guide Page Propaganda was central to Nazi Germany and the German Democratic Republic.
The German Propaganda Archive includes both propaganda itself and material produced for the guidance of propagandists. The goal is to help people understand the two great totalitarian systems of the twentieth century by giving them access to the primary material. Is pornography driving men crazy? It is hard to ignore how many highly visible men in recent years (indeed, months) have behaved in sexually self-destructive ways.
Some powerful men have long been sexually voracious; unlike today, though, they were far more discreet and generally used much better judgment in order to cover their tracks. Of course, the heightened technological ability nowadays to expose private behavior is part of the reason for this change. But that is precisely the point: so many of the men caught up in sex-tinged scandals of late have exposed themselves - sometimes literally - through their own willing embrace of text messages, Twitter, and other indiscreet media.
What is driving this weirdly disinhibited decision-making? Staying Human - Al Jazeera World. The situation in Gaza told from beyond the grave.
This film follows Italian human rights activist Vittorio Arrigoni as he campaigns for the fishermen of Gaza.Arrigoni was a member of the International Solidarity Movement (ISM) committed to resisting the Israeli occupation of Palestinian land using non-violent methods. In the film he relates his experience of Israel's war on Gaza and explains why he chose to visit and live in Gaza in the first place. On April 14, 2011 Vittorio Arrigoni was abducted in Gaza.
His kidnappers released a video of him and demanded the release of Salafists detained by Hamas. Norman G. Finkelstein.