Video: 1959…the year that changed jazz

31 March 2013

 

A sixty-minute doccie, produced and narrated by Nat Hentoff. In 1959 four major jazz albums were made, each a high watermark for the artists involved and a powerful reflection of the times. Each opened up dramatic new possibilities for jazz which continue to be felt: Miles Davis Kind of Blue, Dave Brubeck, Time Out, Charles Mingus, Mingus Ah Um; and Ornette Coleman, The Shape of Jazz to Come.

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VTJP Occupied Palestine and Israel News and Articles 30 March 2013: Shameful Double Standards on Israel

30 March 2013 — VTJP

News

International Middle East Media Center

Army Invades Beit Fajjar, Kidnaps A Child
IMEMC – Saturday March 30, 2013, Israeli soldiers kidnapped Beit Fajjar town, south of the West Bank city of Bethlehem, and kidnapped one Palestinian child after breaking into his home and violently searching it, the Radio Bethlehem 2000 has reported. …

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Reducing production: How should socialists relate to struggles against capitalist growth By Don Fitz

19 March, 2013 — Links International Journal of Socialist Renewal

The question is not should we advocate reducing production within capitalist society but rather: How do we best relate to those struggles that are already occurring? Activists across the globe are challenging the uncontrollable dynamic of economic expansion which threatens the survival of humanity. It has never been more urgent to provide a vision of a new society that can pull these efforts together.

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WARNING: "Final" Psy-Op Vs. Syria Begins

29 March, 2013 — Land Destroyer

Out of time, out of legitimacy, and out of options, the West is attempting once again to prop up its faltering terrorist proxies with another psychological operation aimed at breaking the will of the Syrian people, despite the West’s multiplying tactical and political shortcomings. It began with a suspicious CBS News/AP report titled, “AP: “Master plan” underway to help Syria rebels take Damascus with U.S.-approved airlifts of heavy weapons,” which claims to divulge a “covert” plan by the West to flood Syria’s northern and southern borders with increased weapons and fighters for a “final” push to take the capital. The article would claim: 

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Chavez Knew US Special Services Were After Him By Nil NIKANDROV

24 March 2013 — Strategic Culture Foundation

Hugo Chavez was not the man obsessed by the thought he was being followed and watched, that’s what the propaganda tried to make him look like. He was a politician who faced the reality and knew how hated he was in Washington for opposing the United States on all political or economic issues. He treated seriously the threats coming from presidents Bush and Obama, the State Department and the Pentagon. He knew well the Western special services had a diverse arsenal of means to physically liquidate people…

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How Obama Chose War Over Peace in Syria By Shamus Cooke

28 March, 2013Global Research

With Syria on the brink of national genocide, outside nations have only two options: help reverse the catastrophe or plunge this torn nation deeper into the abyss. Countries can either work towards a peaceful political solution or they can continue to pour money, guns, and fighters into the country to ensure a steady gushing into the bloodbath.

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