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Category Archives: Israel Lobby

Inside Britain’s Israel Lobby – Dispatches

Here is the full 48 minute episode Inside Britain’s Israel Lobby from Channel Four’s Dispatches program.

17 November, 2009 · 42 Comments

The Empire Lovers Strike Back

This short essay is pure Vidal, and the vintage is only 1986. It first appeared in The Nation and coruscates with his sharp apprehension and defiance. “Of course I like … Continue reading

21 October, 2009 · 5 Comments

Left Progressive Media Inside The Propaganda Model

In a recent study by Peter Philips and the Project Censored team, the progressive US press is appraised for coverage of “sensitive” issues. The authors ask: “Are independent media strong … Continue reading

3 August, 2009 · 9 Comments

Neocon HQ Launches Anti-Iran Propaganda Site

Attempting to re-group as Obamacons, the dangerous and discredited neocons are still plugging away in their nefarious sabre-rattling. As friend and esteemed fellow blogger Damian Lataan notes in the following, … Continue reading

3 May, 2009 · 1 Comment

Timely Reminders

"Those who crusade, not for God in themselves, but against the devil in others, never succeed in making the world better, but leave it either as it was, or sometimes perceptibly worse than what it was, before the crusade began. By thinking primarily of evil we tend, however excellent our intentions, to create occasions for evil to manifest itself."
-- Aldous Huxley

"The only war that matters is the war against the imagination. All others are subsumed by it."
-- Diane DiPrima, "Rant", from Pieces of a Song.

"It is difficult
to get the news from poems
yet men die miserably every day
for lack
of what is found there"
-- William Carlos Williams, "Asphodel, That Greeny Flower"