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Ten reasons not to trust the corporate media

A poll last year showed that trust in the corporate media is increasing, which should worry all of us who value truth, integrity and press freedom. 2,807 more words

Orwellian

"Unracism" and the Cowardice of Progressive Newspeak.

Newspeak of course refers to the Orwellian idea of government-controlled language.  Recent attempts to ban the word “thug” have recently caused a lot of controversy.  There’s an implicit suggestion that banning the word thug would somehow alleviate the problem of riots in places like Baltimore.  383 more words

Politics & Law

European Union way past Orwellian

Sounds really reasonable isn’t it? A box in your car that registers your behavior, route traveled, time traveled, storing data that can be used against you as soon as a new law is invented that makes something a criminal offense worse than aggravated homicide going 3 miles too fast… I see a booming market for EMP devices, with me being customer. 276 more words

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Peter Greste delivers warning on Q&A: 'If we ignore it, it will come back to bite us' - Written by NEIL McMAHON

April 14, 2015 – 5:35AM

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Peter Greste cautions government over metadata

Press freedom and the Australian government’s introduction of metadata legislation to access journalists’ sources dominate Monday night’s QandA program. 854 more words

Milanka J Sullivan reblogged this on ARTSPEAK CENTRAL and commented:

Meta Data Retention is an absolute violation of our FREEDOM. What next, Government surveillance cameras in our homes?

Within the Dream

Squeeze the wind from the tartan bags
Pluck the raindrops from the stringed harp
Blow away last year’s leaves with sharp exhales
Upon the flute play the bodhran boom… 29 more words

Poetry

BRET STEPHENS: The Orwellian Obama Presidency

Wall Street Journal: Under Mr. Obama, friends are enemies, denial is wisdom, capitulation is victory.

The humiliating denouement to America’s involvement in Yemen came over the weekend, when U.S. 82 more words

Politics