The Glories of America’s Wars: “Made in Hollywood” by the Pentagon’s Propaganda Machine By Joachim Hagopian

1 July 2014 — 4th Media

In psychology our belief system shapes our perceptions of the world around us, in fact becoming our very sense of reality. Our primary caregivers, most often our parents, project their view of us and their world onto us and we in turn internalize their views as our own sense of developing self and world view. In this last century the influence of mass media has also come to increasingly shape our world and self-concept. Continue reading

Video: Israeli Government and Press Knew Teenagers Were Dead for Weeks

1 July 2014 — The Real News Network

TRNN Middle East Correspondent Lia Tarachansky says Palestinian anger towards the Palestinian Authority has reached unprecedented levels, and that the Israeli government is now trying to instigate a third intifada in order to legitimize military actions in the West Bank and Gaza (inc. transcript)

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Andrew Hill: ‘East 19th Street’

1 July 2014 — Jazz on the Tube

Andrew Hill: 30 June 1931 – 20 April 2007

One of my favourite artists. His compositions are labyrinthine, rhythmically and harmonically complex tunes that exhibit a sophistication born of his mastery. As a pianist, Hill had a flowing melodicism and an elastic sense of time. Like his composing, Hill’s playing had an ever-present air of spontaneity and was almost completely devoid of cliché. More Andrew Hill on Youtube… Continue reading

Government Stops Glenn Greenwald from Publishing His Big Snowden Revelation … But Others Will Release ALL of the Snowden Documents to Prevent a War

1 July 2014— WashingtonsBlog

It’s been a dramatic day for whistleblowing news.

A month ago, Glenn Greenwald announced that he was going to publish his biggest story yet:  the names of those the NSA has been spying on. Earlier today, Greenwald tweeted that he would finally publish the story tonight at midnight.

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Iraqi Hydrocarbon Prize of U.S. Invasion in Danger? By Nicola Nasser

1 July 2014 — Global Research

Excluding “boots on the ground” and leaving combat missions to local and regional “partners,” President Barak Obama and his administration say the United States keeps “all options on the table” to respond militarily to the terrorists’ threat to “American interests” in Iraq, which are now in “danger.”

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