Saturday, July 20, 2024

Press or propaganda? How Western-propped media groups drive public opinion, policy, and regime change...

Originally published at almayadeen.net The intelligence community’s “color revolution” playbook is simple: spur protests in foreign countries, make them appear organic and popular, and then...
Attica prison riot memorial

Orisanmi Burton’s ‘Tip of the Spear’: a review by Professor Jared Ball

I decenter these duly noted, juridically mediated, and scholastically authorized sources of evidence, focussing instead on “discredited,” “inadmissible,” and “untrustworthy” modes of knowledge, analysis...
Cyril Ramaphosa

Propaganda, External Actors, and the South African Elections

In the wake of the International Court of Justice's ruling that there is a plausibility of genocide being committed by Israel in Gaza, it...
Aaron Bushnell's Vigil

Understanding Aaron Bushnell’s Suicide Outside the Israeli Embassy

Introduction On Sunday 25 February, US Air Force serviceman Aaron Bushnell, 25, set himself on fire outside the Israeli embassy in Washington DC. He did...
Peaceful Hearts Doctor

Manifesto for Peace Media in the 21st Century

Professors and researchers in the field of communication launch a manifesto calling for the media to serve peace. In the midst of an upsurge of...

The Johan Galtung Approach to Taboo Topics

Published simultaneously with The International Center for 9/11 Justice A topic that is virtually never allowed to be addressed within the hallowed halls of academia...
Freedom Convoy 2022 Ottawa

Freedom Convoy Protesters in Crosshairs of Illiberal Canadian Government

“In a fully developed bureaucracy there is nobody left with whom one can argue, to whom one can represent grievances, on whom the pressures...

“Theaters of War”

Decades of movie award ceremonies and other celebrations of the “seventh art” could easily fool us into thinking that the film industry is (and...

Visualizing Power in a Post-Kitsch World

The term 'kitsch' describes that element of 'poor taste' often seen in chintzy, factory-made objects intended to stir strong emotions in consumers who experience...
Julian Assange Mural

Julian Assange and the Continuing Threats to Journalism

Also to be published by the Institute for the Public Interest Like millions of people, I woke up on the 25th June, 2024 to a...