Thursday May 23, 2013
Today in 2008, Utah Phillips dies in Nevada City, California. Born May 15, 1935 in Cleveland, Ohio. He was a labor organizer, folk singer, storyteller, poet, self-identifying as an anarchist.
If liberty means anything at all, it means the right to tell people what they do not want to hear. —
aotmr.com | Throughout the course of history people have fought against tyranny and authority of various forms only to be thrown back into subjugation when someone else came along to claim what we call “power”. There have been countless battles to overthrow these established powers, but none of them resulting in freedom for humanity in the long term, because all of these struggles were playing out on the wrong battlefield.... - [More]Posted: May 21, 2012 in Articles
U.S. Army Ranger John Needham, who was awarded two purple hearts and three medals for heroism, wrote to military authorities in 2007 reporting war crimes that he witnessed being committed by his own command and fellow soldiers in Al Doura, Iraq. His charges were supported by atrocity photos which, in the public interest, are now released in this video. John paid a terrible price for his opposition to these acts. His story is tragic.... - [More]Posted: December 17, 2011 in Documentary
The film shows the process by which young men become psychologically engineered to kill or die on command. An exploration of the nature of military basic training and its psychological component. Photographed on location at the United States Marine Corps Parris Island Training Depot in South Carolina, this film follows a group of young recruits through their gruelling ten-week “basic training.”... - [More]Posted: April 22, 2010 in Documentary
LewRockwell.com | Do I think that the press should publish such photos? Not yes but hell yes on afterburner. Every time an editor covers for the Pentagon, every time papers refuse to show the charred bodies still…slowly…moving, the dead children, the…never mind. The effect is to ensure that more kids will die the same way. And the press almost always does exactly this. We are a trade of whores and shills. Except that whores give value for money. The press kills our children. ... - [More]Posted: September 8, 2009 in Articles