Many of us went up to Seattle to fight the FCC, knowing all along that the deck was stacked. They wanted to hand over a huge victory to the corporate police state: They wanted to allow anyone with enough riches to take control over all of the media they want. That means, they would have been able to control what we see, hear, learn, and think. And they had the votes to override the voices of millions of citizens who opposed the plan. ...Or so they thought.
As the US economy slips deeper in to crisis, the corporate mass media is intensifying its ideological offensive against workers and the middle class.
Johann Hari: The loathsome smearing of Israel's critics
Thursday, 8 May 2008
by Sofia Jarrin ( sofiajt [at] yahoo.com )
Thursday Apr 10th, 2008 8:52 AM
On April 7, two radio reporters from a recently installed community radio were ambushed in Putla de Guerrero, Oaxaca, and shot to death. Teresa Bautista Flores, 24, and Felicitas Martínez, 20, two women journalists working for La Voz que Rompe el Silencio (“The Voice that Breaks the Silence”), were murdered allegedly by paramilitary forces. Three other people were wounded in the shooting: Jaciel Vázquez, aged 3, and his parents.
La conexión francesa es una laureada producción cinematográfica de Hollywood filmada en la década de 1970, que recrea los entretelones del tráfico de heroína nieve blanca de Marsella desde el triángulo dorado de Birmania a las calles de las grandes ciudades norteamericanas.