His Master’s Voice By William Bowles

6 February, 2011

On the 5 February, the New York Times published a piece entitled ‘West Backs Gradual Egyptian Transition‘ that illustrates exactly how the media and the state collude in presenting the imperial line.

Effectively, it’s a distillation of the corporate state’s changing public response to the Egyptian insurrection as presented by one of its leading mouthpieces, the New York Times and it doesn’t beat about the obamabush in telling it like it is.

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Mummies and Dummies: Leave Or Stay, The Egyptian Crisis Will Only Get Deeper With No Quick Fix Likely By Danny Schechter

6 February, 2011 — The News Dissector

A Focus On The Political Battle Conceals An Economic Disaster

The African journalist Nathanial Manheru chose a quote from French icon Andre Malraux’s Anti-Memoirs to understand current events in Egypt, “it is in Egypt that we are reminded that (man) invented the tomb.”

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Egypt Newslinks 5-6 February, 2011

6 February, 2011 — creative-i.info

News and analysis from the independent media on events in Egypt

5 February, 2011

VTJP Palestine/Israel Newslinks 5 February, 2011: Egyptians Pay Heavily for Uprising

5 February, 2011 — VTJP

News

International Middle East Media Center

Bil’in protest in solidarity with Egypt attacked by Israeli troops
IMEMC – Saturday February 05, 2011 – 12:18, Several hundred Palestinians, along with international and Israeli supporters, gathered in the village of Bil’in on Friday for their weekly non-violent protest. This week’s protest called for national unity, and in solidarity with the Tunisian and Egyptian uprisings. Israeli troops attacked the march with tear gas and concussion grenades.

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VTJP Palestine/Israel Newslinks 4 February, 2011: UN condemns Israeli destruction of Palestinian water systems

4 February, 2011 — VTJP

News

International Middle East Media Center

Egyptian protesters return to the streets Friday for ‘Day of Departure’ demonstration
IMEMC – Saturday February 05, 2011 – 01:34, At least 100,000 demonstrators held protests in Cairo, Alexandria, Suez and other cities in Egypt Friday, calling on the Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak to step down immediately. Friday’s ‘Day of Departure’ protests came after a group of Mubarak supporters attacked demonstrators with clubs, pipes and guns on Thursday, killing four.

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Bradley Manning Newslinks for 4 February, 2011

4 February, 2011 — creative-i.info

Sorry Bradley, you can stay where you are
UM Maneater
By Taeler De Haes Bradley Manning, the soldier who provided fodder for WikiLeaks creator Julian Assange, is being held in “maximum custody” at the Marine …
www.themaneater.com/stories/2011/2/4/sorry-bradley-you-can-stay-where-you-are/

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Wikileaks Newslinks for 4 February, 2011

4 February, 2011 — creative-i.info

WikiLeaks’ Assange May Gain From Swedish `Haste’ in Extradition
Bloomberg
By Erik Larson – Fri Feb 04 00:00:01 GMT 2011 Julian Assange, founder of
the anti-secrecy website WikiLeaks. Photographer: Carl Court/AFP/Getty
Images …
www.bloomberg.com/news/2011-02-04/wikileaks-assange-may-gain-from-swedish-haste-in-extradition.html

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