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Soldiers are not heroes, they are tools of war
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The declared intention of the “war on terror” was to make the world a safer place, but if the last 12 years teaches us anything it’s that militarily confronting terror has so far been an abject failure, if not totally counter productive. “Terrorism” is a…

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Below are two videos from the Corbett Report discussing the concepts of manufactured consent and exploring how the internet is now and may in future affect the abilities of nations to manipulate public opinion into supporting wars. How The Media…

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John Pilger’s ‘The War You Don’t See’ (2011) is a powerful and timely investigation into the media’s role in war, tracing the history of ‘embedded’ and independent reporting from the carnage of World War One to the destruction of Hiroshima, and from the…

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This Academy Award-winning documentary about the Vietnam War was directed by Peter Davis and released in 1974. Hearts and Minds is a 1974 American documentary film about the Vietnam War directed by Peter Davis. The film’s title is based on a quote from…

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This shocking and disturbing film meets some of the main players from Liberia’s most recent civil war. Liberia is a country with a turbulent past.  Established in 1847 as an American colony and settled by freed American slaves it remained largely…

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RAWA is the Revolutionary Association of the Women of Afghanistan, the organisation which with great courage first awakened the world to the horrors being experienced by the Afghan people, and particularly women, at the hands of the Taliban.  It was RAWA…

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The most dangerous thing about an assumption is that by its very nature it is never questioned. “We are fighting for our freedom” is one such assumption.  Is this really borne out by the facts?  The USA and its western allies have been militarily active…

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“What we have freed ourselves of, however, is any genuine consciousness of how we might look to others on this globe. Most Americans are probably unaware of how Washington exercises its global hegemony, since so much of this activity takes place either in…

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Reblogged from The Rule of Freedom: I do not say "fuck the troops". It seems pointlessly hateful. I am not against "the troops" but the system that sends them to war and brings them back wounded if at all, and forces everyone to pay them for the dubious…
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