What George Carlin Taught Us About Media Propaganda by Omission

https://youtu.be/JtTMQeIIDzE?list=PL45EBC87D6B82F77E by Jeff Cohen edited by O Society September 17, 2019 In the old George Carlin joke, the TV sportscaster announces: “Here’s a partial score from the West Coast – Los Angeles 6.” For a brilliant comedian like Carlin – who skewered corporate power, class structure, and political/media propaganda – one of his more innocuous … Continue reading What George Carlin Taught Us About Media Propaganda by Omission

Noam Chomsky at the Old South Church on Fascism, Nuclear Weapons, Climate Change, Julian Assange & More

  https://youtu.be/WNIHZZ6qlgI Noam Chomsky on DemocracyNow! edited by O Society July 7, 2019 In April, hundreds of people packed into the Old South Church in Boston to hear the world-renowned dissident and linguist Noam Chomsky speak. In this hour-long special, we air an excerpt of Chomsky’s speech and his on-stage interview with Amy Goodman. AMY … Continue reading Noam Chomsky at the Old South Church on Fascism, Nuclear Weapons, Climate Change, Julian Assange & More

The Interlocking Crises of War & Climate Chaos

“Not everything that is faced can be changed, but nothing can be changed until it is faced.”  ~ James Baldwin by Richard Moser edited by O Society May 19, 2019 Climate change is the apex crisis of all time and the US military is the prime crisis multiplier.   As we approach the horizon of climate … Continue reading The Interlocking Crises of War & Climate Chaos

Where Our New World Begins

Politics, power, and the Green New Deal by Kevin Baker Harper's edited by O Society May 9, 2019 The river “flows up the map,” they used to say, first south, then west, and then north, and through some of the most verdant and beautiful country in America. It is called the Tennessee, but it drains … Continue reading Where Our New World Begins

The House Is on Fire: Naomi Klein Takes Centrism-Obsessed Media to Task for Failed Climate Coverage

Because we all know "Leave it all to the markets." is a damned lie Eoin Higgins Common Dreams edited by O Society May 5, 2019 https://youtu.be/fzDlqMA9iu8 News coverage of the climate crisis can no longer rely on the false pretense of objectivity, writer and activist Naomi Klein said Tuesday. "There is a confirmation bias among the … Continue reading The House Is on Fire: Naomi Klein Takes Centrism-Obsessed Media to Task for Failed Climate Coverage

How To Build the Zero-Carbon Economy

The Green New Deal sets an ambitious goal. Here’s how to get there. by Winona LaDuke In These Times edited by O Society April 25, 2019 The Anishaabe people have a prophecy: a time will come when we have to choose between two paths: one scorched, one green. For those who choose the green path, … Continue reading How To Build the Zero-Carbon Economy