The wonderful Ella Fitzgerald with Joe Pass on guitar. “Stormy Weather.” Hanover, Germany 1975.
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.
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.”
6 February, 2011 — creative-i.info
News and analysis from the independent media on events in Egypt
- Egypt: A sleeping giant awakens
- Sudan: Anti-gov. protesters defy police
- US backs Habib’s torturer, but Arab world has changed
- “The Arab World Is on Fire” by Noam Chomsky
- Carlos Latuff, “Muslims and Christians, United for Egypt, against Mubarak” (Cartoon)
- As’ad AbuKhalil, “Egyptian Uprising: Danger of Stagnation”
- Sarah Carr, “Small Change”
- Spreading Egyptian values
- Who is the Real Opposition in Egypt?
- Egypt’s Social Crisis: Financial Bonanza for Wall Street Investors and Speculators
- Egypt’s Economy, Financial Deregulation and Protest
- IsraHell places resources at Suleiman’s disposal ”to protect the Egyptian regime”
- Egyptian Intifada reveals Washington’s true Zionist colors, say protesters
- NETANYAHU AND MU-BARAK
- WHY IS AMERICA SO AFRAID?
- Egypt’s Battle of the Narratives
- LATEST ON EGYPTIAN UPRISING
- INSIDE EGYPT: Interviews with Dr.Ezzat in Egypt
- Breaking: Zionist Agents Provocateur Target Egyptians
- Robert Fisk: Mubarak is going. He is on the cusp of final departure
5 February, 2011
5 February, 2011 — VTJP
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.
4 February, 2011 — VTJP
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.
5 February, 2011 — creative-i.info
Why Yemen Won’t Fall
New York Times
By VICTORIA CLARK ON and off for the past few weeks, thousands of youths draped in pink scarves and ribbons have been out protesting in Yemen’s capital, …
4 February, 2011 — creative-i.info
Sorry Bradley, you can stay where you are
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 …
4 February, 2011 — creative-i.info
WikiLeaks’ Assange May Gain From Swedish `Haste’ in Extradition
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