War Is Hell!

"You don’t know the horrible aspects of war. I’ve been through two wars and I know. I’ve seen cities and homes in ashes. I’ve seen thousands of men lying on the ground, their dead faces looking up at the skies. I tell you, war is hell!’ The reporters had missed the biggest story of the day. Brown, seated alongside Sherman, wrote down the speech verbatim." The Enquirer and News (Battle Creek) 18 November, 1933.

Saturday, September 11, 2010

While My Guitar Gently Weeps

Thursday, September 09, 2010

YouTube - The Emperor's Clothes (Invincible)

YouTube - The Emperor's Clothes (Invincible)

The Emperor's Clothes (Detroit, San Francisco, Palestine, 4 mins)
Directed by Maha Bazzy and Wesley Taylor
Score by K-Salaam and Beatnick
Footage by Vanessa Huang and Al Jazeera Creative Commons Depository
Poster artwork by Melanie Cervantes, Faviana Rodriguez, and Jesus Barraza
Produced by EMERGENCE

In January 2009, Israel launched an assault on the Gaza Strip, causing massive damage to civilian infrastructure, killing more than 1,300 Palestinians and wounding 5,300. Israel has held Gaza under siege, controlling the borders, air and water space, preventing even the most basic humanitarian goods from entering.

The Emperors Clothes is a call to action. One of the most effective strategies we can pursue right now is boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) campaigns ( Israel, as we demand an end to Israel's 60-plus years of occupation and war on Palestinian life.

Tuesday, September 07, 2010 - Collapse ! Part One - Uploaded by josephwouk - Collapse ! Part One - Uploaded by josephwouk I have no way of assuring you that the bleak version of the future outlined by Michael Ruppert in Chris Smith's "Collapse" is accurate. I can only tell you I have a pretty good built-in B.S. detector, and its needle never bounced off zero while I watched this film. There is controversy over Ruppert, and he has many critics. But one simple fact at the center of his argument is obviously true, and it terrifies me.

Friday, November 13, 2009

Afghan Peace Activist Malalai Joya Speaks on “Crisis and Resistance”

Malalai Joya is one of Afghanistan’s leading democracy activists. In 2005, she became the youngest person ever elected to the Afghan parliament. She was suspended in 2007 for her denunciation of warlords and their cronies in government. She has just written her memoir, “A Woman Among Warlords: The Extraordinary Story of an Afghan Woman Who Dared to Speak Out.”

She spoke in New York at the Northeast Socialist Conference on October 23, 2009.

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