17 October 2013 — John Pilger
6 September 2013 — Boiling Frogs
The studio heads, who were mostly immigrant Jews, went to dramatic lengths to hold on to their investment in Germany. Although few remarked on it at the time these men followed the instructions of the German consulate in Los Angeles, abandoning or changing a whole series of pictures that would have exposed the brutality of the Nazi regime….At the center of the collaboration was Hitler himself. Continue reading this...
8 August 2013 — John Pilger
The critical moment in the political trial of the century was on 28 February when Bradley Manning stood and explained why he had risked his life to leak tens of thousands of official files. It was a statement of morality, conscience and truth: the very qualities that distinguish human beings. This was not deemed mainstream news in America; and were it not for Alexa O’Brien, an independent freelance journalist, Manning’s voice would have been silenced. Working through the night, she transcribed and released his every word. It is a rare, revealing document.
2 May 2013 — williambowles.info
The most bitter Bradley Manning-Pride piece yet
San Francisco Bay Guardian
Lots of people angry about the Pride Committee’s decision to fire Bradley Manning as a grand marshal. But the most savage, all-out assault comes from Steven W. Thrasher, a former Village Voice writer who has nothing good to say at all about Pride or …
1 May 2013 — williambowles.info
Pirate Party gains three seats in Iceland’s parliament
Physically isolated near the Arctic Circle, it is one of the world’s most wired countries and has been a hub for the online secret-spilling group WikiLeaks. Jonsdottir has worked with WikiLeaks in the past. In 2011 the country announced it would crowd …
19 April, 2013 — Global Research
What appear to be private contractors, wearing unmarked, matching uniforms and operating an unmarked SUV affixed with communication equipment near the finish line of the Boston Marathon shortly after the bomb blasts – can be seen beforehand, standing and waiting just meters away from where the first bomb was detonated.
19 November 2012 — Hollywood Reporter
Former cast and crew of Hollywood talk about being labeled as a communist and being blacklisted from the entertainment business. THR interviews six actors and writers who were targeted during the communist witch hunt period of the 1950s.
Black Agenda Report 7 February 2013: Why Nobody’s Listening to Black Folk, Sniper Gets Sniped, New Black Agenda TV Episode
7 February 2013 — Black Agenda Report
This week in Black Agenda Report
30 January 2013 — JohnPilger.com
A full-scale invasion of Africa is under way. The United States is deploying troops in 35 African countries, beginning with Libya, Sudan, Algeria and Niger. Reported by Associated Press on Christmas Day, this was missing from most Anglo-American media.
18 January 2013 — WSWS
Director Kathryn Bigelow took to the pages of the Los Angeles Times Tuesday to defend her pro-CIA film Zero Dark Thirty which has provoked opposition inside and outside the film industry. Bigelow’s column, which reveals her as a slavish admirer of the US intelligence and military apparatus, only sinks her—deservedly—deeper in the mire.
17 January 2013 — National Security Archive Electronic Briefing Book No. 410
Lifting The Government’s Shroud Over the Mission That Killed Osama bin Laden
13 January 2013 — World Socialist Web Site
The Oscars: Extraordinary and glaring contradictions
This year’s Academy Award nominations were announced Thursday morning during a media event at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills, California.
The award ceremony itself will take place February 24 at the Dolby Theater in Hollywood.