I now present for you a very well made documentary which examines the effects of power and hierarchy on individuals, society, and the world at large. Produced by Jonathan Shockley.
This independent film splices together various powerful clips and interviews from leading liberal intellectuals (such as Noam Chomsky and Howard Zinn), that aims to make us aware of the modern day slavery instigated by those in power with the manipulative and profitable (in more ways than one) use of the following: Read more…
As Western Powers continue to pound Libyan positions whilst increasing the casualty numbers of innocent men, women and children on the ground, I share with you a relevant article written by Stefan Simanowitz as he reveals Noam Chomksy’s own observations and exhaustive research into the subject of past and present conflicts involving the West’s forays into the Middle East.
Chomsky accuses the West (US, UK & France) of being mostly disingenuous in their motives behind their supposed mission to secure a no fly zone in order to protect the Libyan people from Muammar Gaddafi’s air force.
Categories: General Articles, Politics Conflict, Deception, Foreign Policy, Libya, Middle East, Noam Chomsky, Oil, Political Unrest, War, Western Powers
Carrying on from yesterday’s post ‘The Truth About News: 2 Fair and Balanced News Programs To Watch’ detailing the mainstream media’s aims to manipulate and deceive the masses through propaganda, I now recommend you watch the classic Canadian documentary Manufacturing Consent based on the Noam Chomsky/Edward Herman book
by the same name. Explores the propaganda model of the media.
If you have no idea who Noam Chomsky is the following excerpt was written about him by the New York Times:
“Judged in terms of the power, range, novelty and influence of his thought, Noam Chomsky is arguably the most important intellectual alive today.”