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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
48th California International Antiquarian Book Fair - by
Oakland Marriott 1001 Broadway Oakland, Ca 94607
Event Date:Fri Feb 6, 2015 3:00PM
Posted: Mon Jan 19, 2015 3:21PM
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
Article deadline for Slingshot issue #118 - by jesse palmer
Long Haul Infoshop - 3124 Shattuck Ave. Berkeley 94705 - 510 540 0751 -
Event Date:Sat Feb 14, 2015 3:00PM
Posted: Wed Jan 14, 2015 10:24PM
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
Cal AG Gives Pacifica 30 Day Extension - by 50 Plus Year Listener
The California Attorney General, lead by Democrat Kamala Harris, has just given the Pacifica radio network, including KPFA, a 30 day extension to 2/17/15 to comply with the California Corporations Code and respond to the AG's audit. See Truth or Dare, 1/11/15, at http://www.unitedforcommunityradio.org/?p=2000 and reprinted below.
Posted: Sun Jan 11, 2015 8:29PM
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
Reporters BANNED at California State Sponsored 100th Anniversary of Workers' Comp & Safety - by Injured Workers National Network
At a California meeting for "Celebrating 100 Years" of Workers' Compensation & Health & Safety at the Oakland State Building on December 15, 2014, reporters were prevented from attending the state sponsored meeting. The meeting was funded by the insurance industry. Department of Industrial Relations DIR Director Christine Baker has been charged with terrorizing and bullying the employees of Cal-OSHA.
Posted: Mon Jan 5, 2015 11:12AM
Slingshot newspaper collective New Volunteer meeting / article brainstorm for issue #118 - by Jesse Palmer
Long Haul Infoshop - 3124 Shattuck Ave Berkeley - 2 blocks from Ashby BARt - across from La Pena - 510 540 0751
Event Date:Sun Jan 25, 2015 4:00PM
Posted: Sun Dec 28, 2014 8:19PM
CA AG Launches Audit of Pacifica Radio With Wilkinson & Edwards-Tiekert At The Helm - by repost
The California Attorney General has launched an audit of the Pacifica radio network for failure to properly adhere to records and accounting compliance. The present executive director Margy Wilkinson and treasurer and Upfront host Brian Edwards-Tiekert are the top officers of the foundation responsible to make sure these reports are provided. This has also cost the loss of over $1 million in CPB funding.
Posted: Sat Dec 27, 2014 5:06AM
Trends in Journalism: When Critics Become Capitalists - by Danae Myers
Autodesk Gallery 1 Market Street #200 San Francisco, CA 94105
Event Date:Thu Jan 22, 2015 5:30PM
Posted: Fri Dec 26, 2014 9:45AM
San Francisco: Solidarity Action At Spanish Consulate - by anarchists
Against repression, against authority
Posted: Mon Dec 22, 2014 4:21PM
Live Streamers Make Great Informants - by WeCopwatch
There are many ways to effectively document the movement while protecting the space, its movements and people’s privacy. Live Streaming is generally NOT one of them. A common issue with Streamers is their display of entitlement, often citing the value of bringing the movement to the people. But Streamers have a hard time admitting that the police find their work more valuable then demonstrators.
Posted: Fri Dec 19, 2014 10:56AM
Public Defamation by The Slingshot Newspaper - by Darin
I'm responding to Jessie Palmer, the Slingshot Newspaper's editor comments offering that I was harassing women, which I was not.
Posted: Tue Dec 9, 2014 9:57PM
SPJ NorCal Responds to Reports of Police Force Used on Journalists in Berkeley - by SPJ NorCal
The Northern California chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists condemns, in the strongest terms possible, the outrageous conduct of law enforcement officers who assaulted members of the media during last night’s (Saturday, Dec. 6, 2014) demonstrations in Berkeley, California.
Posted: Mon Dec 8, 2014 9:46PM
Is KPFA now Irrelevant ? - by thomas payne
As riots erupt across the nation and in Berkeley the home of KPFA and is covered by every news outlet including MSNBC, CNN and the rest of the web but not on KPFA we need to ask is KPFA irrelevant ? KPFA seems unable to cover breaking news or be a station that truly represents our community , and instead seems more interested in creating the illusion of being a community radio station by hiring a new marketing service to sell the concept of community and authenticity. Where was KPFA when ...
Posted: Mon Dec 8, 2014 3:09AM
AK Press Holiday Sale - by AK Press
674 23rd Street Oakland, CA 94612, between San Pablo and MLK (closest BART = 19th St.)
Event Date:Sat Dec 13, 2014 1:00PM
Posted: Tue Dec 2, 2014 8:45PM