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10 Strategies of Manipulation Revisited - by Jascha Jaworski
Sylvain Timsit shows how society is influenced and what information is deemed relevant. Since information always leads to perception and perception is the basis of all action, information also explains the social reality and the change of social reality. Society can be manipulated without a critical mass of people realizing this http://libyaagainstsuperpowermedia.org/2012/03/05/sylvain-timsit-ten-techniques-for-the-manipulation-of-public-opinion/
Posted: Wed Jan 21, 2015 7:25AM
France faces ‘litmus test’ for freedom of expression as dozens arrested in wake of attacks - by Amnesty International
A string of at least 69 arrests in France this week on the vague charge of “defending terrorism” (“l’apologie du terrorisme”) risks violating freedom of expression, Amnesty International said.
Posted: Sat Jan 17, 2015 5:58PM
The Paris Attacks, Racism and Islamophobia - by Tara Dorabji
Zahra Billoo discusses the Paris attacks, the ensuing media frenzy and the rising wave of global racism against Muslims.
Posted: Fri Jan 16, 2015 2:38PM
Todd Wolfson on ‘Digital Rebellion: The Birth of the Cyber Left’ (audio/mpeg 6.4MB) - by IMCista
Sonali Kolhatkar, host of Uprising with Sonali, speaks with Todd Wolfson to discuss his new book ‘Digital Rebellion: The Birth of the Cyber Left.’ Topics discussed include Indymedia, the emergence of blogging and social networks, IMCs maintaining their own servers, and social movements becoming overly dependent on corporate networks.
Posted: Thu Jan 15, 2015 7:31PM
The Atack against Charlie Hebdo - by International Communist Party
After the attack against Charlie Hebdo, all the formidable power of the media and bourgeois propaganda kicked in to use the emotion born of the bloody massacre to rouse support for "national unity" and the "values of the Republic." the Government, parties of the left, right and far- right (excised by the organizers of the Paris march, the far-right Front National (FN) of le Pen called for demonstrations in the provinces), trade union apparachniks and multiple associations called for large dem...
Posted: Wed Jan 14, 2015 9:34AM
Korean Union of Media Workers:Stop Gagging & Intimidating Korean Journalists Choo & Kim - by Korean Union Of Media Workers
The Korean Union Of Media Workers has issued a statement protesting the intimidation of journalists in South Korea by the Park government and to stop the imprisonment of investigative journalists Choo Jinwoo and Kim Oujoon
Posted: Wed Jan 7, 2015 12:01PM
Security is not a crime: Spanish state asserts internet privacy tantamount to terrorism - by Riseup.net
We reject this Kafka-esque criminalization of social movements, and the ludicrous and extremely alarming implication that protecting one's internet privacy is tantamount to terrorism.
Posted: Tue Jan 6, 2015 7:16PM
Help ReLaunch Fire to the Prisons - by FTTP
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Posted: Wed Nov 19, 2014 10:28AM
Internet freedom faces new attack as China seeks to shape global web rules - by Amnesty International
The Chinese government’s increasing efforts to influence global cyberspace rules is a further sign that internet freedom is under a sustained attack, said Amnesty International, ahead of China’s first World Internet Conference.
Posted: Tue Nov 18, 2014 5:40PM
Hezbollah & the Battle Against ISIS and Jabhat al-Nusra in Lebanon (Censored on Facebook) - by Steven Argue
I posted the following on Facebook, but it has been completely deleted by the Facebook staff almost everywhere it was posted and shared. Elsewhere on Facebook, the text remains, but the photo has been removed. In addition, Facebook is blocking the ability to repost it. This is in league with past Facebook censorship of many people, including this author, regarding protests against police brutality in Ferguson and opposing the Israeli slaughter of Palestinians in Gaza. This calls into ques...
Posted: Tue Nov 11, 2014 6:39AM
Support Riseup.net! Where the Money Goes - by Birds of a Feather
Have you been meaning to give some mutual aid to Riseup? You can, right now. It's easy and will fill you with a vague satisfied feeling all day long. (We hope!)
Posted: Wed Nov 5, 2014 12:36PM
Interview with organizers of New Orleans Comics and Zine Festival (audio/mpeg 22.5MB) - by WTUL News & Views
Interview with zinesters Andru Okun and Alisha Rae and comics creators Ben Passmore and Erin K Wilson talking about the upcoming New Orleans Comics and Zine Festival, Nov. 13-Nov 16. Visit http://www.nocazfest.com/
Posted: Tue Nov 4, 2014 4:20PM
Hedge Fund Seeks Sanctions Against Argentina - by James
Judge Gives Court-Appointed Mediator More Power to Resolve Dispute
Posted: Tue Nov 4, 2014 9:40AM
Amnesty International Releases New Ferguson Report Documenting Human Rights Abuses - by Amnesty International
Following the initial protests in Ferguson, Missouri sparked by the shooting death of unarmed 18-year-old Michael Brown, Amnesty International USA dispatched a human rights delegation which included observers to monitor the protests and police response. Today, the human rights organization has released a new report, On the Streets of America: Human Rights Abuses in Ferguson (see PDF), documenting the human rights concerns witnessed first-hand by Amnesty International while in Ferguson from Au...
Posted: Mon Oct 27, 2014 4:53PM
After Gezi: Erdoğan And Political Struggle In Turkey - by Global Uprisings
The latest Global Uprisings film chronicles a year of resistance and repression that has left Turkey profoundly divided in the wake of the Gezi uprising.
Posted: Fri Oct 24, 2014 11:49AM
At the Intersection of Gamergate & Weevgate, Abusers & Their Knowing Apologists - by @OLAASM
He destroyed my life, for lulz, and you, personally, are propagating his mythology.
Posted: Sun Oct 12, 2014 12:40PM
The Blankest Canvas: On Art, Opportunism, Erasure & Repainting With Whiteness - by @OLAASM
Fuck fighting for beauty, or New York’s conception of it – those white women of empire. I want to be in solidarity with what whiteness says is ugly. I’m not trolling Molly Crabapple, and I don’t hate her. I disagree with her politics, her mercenary vision for the world and her near-constant insincerity.
Posted: Sun Oct 12, 2014 12:04AM
Alternative Outlook Radio :: Episode 17 (audio/mpeg 57.1MB) - by James Simmons
Alternative Outlook Radio is a radical news and information radio program & podcast that brings you the latest in arts, activism, intellectual discourse, militant resistance, and beyond!
Posted: Tue Sep 30, 2014 6:53PM
Pirate Bay founder on trial again (video/mp4 48.8MB) - by IndyRadio
Political prisoner Per Gottfrid Svartholm Warg, aka Anakata, is now on trial in Denmark where the game began with tables tilted against him. A video is attached to help you understand the legal struggles of Pirate Bay, and how it relates to the concepts of freedom vs. property in a rapidly changing world.
Posted: Sat Sep 13, 2014 10:53AM
What a stupid excuse for arresting reporters - by kos
Missouri Highway Patrol Captain Ron Johnson, rationalizing the coordinated campaign against the media covering the Ferguson unrest: "I'm going to tell you in the midst of chaos, when officers are running around, we're not sure who's a journalist and who's not," Johnson said, according to an audio recording. "Yes, if I see somebody with a $50,000 camera on their shoulder, I'm pretty sure. But some journalists are walking around, and all you have is a cellphone because you're from a small media...
Posted: Tue Aug 19, 2014 11:20PM