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Politics, Political News China ship detects 'pulse signal' By ASSOCIATED PRESS | 4/5/14 9:56 AM EDT The search for flight 370 enters its fifth week. Full coverage: Flight 370 Alexander challenger: 'We're friends' By MANU RAJU | 4/4/14 6:26 PM EDT Medicaid, CHIP enrollment up by 3M By JENNIFER HABERKORN | 4/4/14 2:30 PM EDT Both numbers could rise further once all states finish reporting their data, officials say.
African Leadership Academy African Leadership Academy seeks to transform Africa by identifying, developing, and connecting the next generation of African leaders. Our Leadership Development formula is relatively simple: Potential We comb Africa for youth who show the spark of initiative; who see what can be and strive to make it so.
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Africa's independence - Riz Khan
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. The Image War - Programmes
TomDispatch [Note for TomDispatch Readers in or around New York City: On Friday, January 17th at 7 pm, Nick Turse will be discussing his bestselling book, Kill Anything That Moves: The Real American War in Vietnam (just out in paperback), with TomDispatch regular Chase Madar at a favorite independent bookstore of mine -- Brooklyn's Book Court. For more details, click here. Tom] These days, when I check out the latest news on Washington’s global war-making, I regularly find at least one story that fits a new category in my mind that I call: What Could Possibly Go Wrong? Take last Saturday's Washington Post report by Craig Whitlock on the stationing of less than two dozen U.S.
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JohnPilger.com - the films and journalism of John Pilger New John Pilger film, Utopia, to be released in Australia in January Utopia, a new, epic film on Australia by John Pilger, will be released in Australia in January 2014. The film has been named among the top films of 2013. On Friday 17 January, there will be free open-air screening at the Block in Redfern, Sydney, starting at 7pm on the corner of Eveleigh & Caroline streets.
WikiLeaks Press February 27, 2012, Wikileaks began publishing the Global Intelligence Files (GIFiles). These files consist of over five million emails from the “Global Intelligence” company named Stratfor, headquartered in Texas. April 22, 2011, Brian Genchur sent an email to Stratfor’s analysts detailing future expansion plans of the NSA. According to the email, the installations slated for upgrade/expansion are Buckley AFB, Fort Gordon, Fort Meade, Camp Williams, and UK RAF Menwith...
Introduction The Hitler Historical Museum is a non-biased, non-profit museum devoted to the study and preservation of the world history related to Adolf Hitler and the National Socialist Party. True to its role as an educational museum, these exhibits allow for visitors to understand and examine historical documents and information for themselves. The museum, while acknowledging the tragedy that over 50 million people died during World War 2, retains its non-biased status by refraining from making political judgments of any sort. Neither does it make the standard, uninformative, and cliched historical judgement that the victor of the war was "good" and that the loser of the war was "bad." Instead, all materials and resources are provided as a documentation of the time period and as scholastic resources with notes for clarification. No biased judgments, slanderous labels or childish name calling exist here as they do in most of the writings on this topic. Hitler Historical Museum
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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.
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