The totality of the workings of our world today - succinctly wrapped up and synopsized in four minutes, courtesy of the year 1976.
There was a time one could receive Academy Awards for openly declaring this kind of awareness to large masses of people. Today if you try to speak this on the street it just […]
UnCommon Sense TV - “David Barsamian: Occupy The Economy” Presentation by David Barsamian, producer and host of the internationally syndicated Alternative Radio program, at a public gathering at The Little Art Theatre, in Yellow Springs, Ohio, October 23rd, 2012. A noted journalist and author, Barsamian touches on a whole host of important […]
So, do you think the news you hear might be pre-scripted from some kind of centralized source? We have spent a fair amount of our time at USTV Media focusing on issues surrounding the media, the control of it, the processes and effects of propaganda, etc… With things like This, can you wonder why? […]
Free markets are good, essential even, to the workings of a truly free society. However, when one applies ‘market’ principles to society itself, then everything becomes for sale. Including the law. And when the law and law making are determined through financial clout, you get this. Crony capitalism, a rigged game, a plutocratic banana republic. […]
Human Rights: Not Just for Humans (& Corporations) Anymore?
Corporations have the same rights as people. But do our communities and natural ecosystems have any rights? Thomas Linzey and Katherine Davies argue that in order to defend our bodies and our environment, they must be given rights under the law. Conversely, we must challenge […]
Ian Ruskin, author and actor of the one-man play To Begin the World Over Again: The Life of Thomas Paine, presents Paine on the topic of God and religion. Paine was not in opposition to belief in the transcendent power of the almighty creator, just the prostitution of such faith by power for its […]
UnCommon Sense TV - “Occupy The Economy: Interview with David Barsamian” USTV’s Andy Valeri talks with journalist and author David Barsamian about his book, Occupy The Economy. Based upon eye-opening interviews with prominent economist Richard Wolff, Barsamian probes the root causes of the current economic crisis, its unjust social consequences, and what can […]
These are truly must-see presentations by some of America’s most courageous patriots and civil libertarians. This presentation on U.S. Whistleblowers Being Targeted by the Secret Surveillance State is essential reading/viewing. Compiled by Firedoglake.com, It features Jesselyn Radack, who blew the whistle on ethics violations in the case of John Walker Lindh when she was an […]
“American Voices For American Values: The Campaign To Ban Torture” - Event which took place at the University of Dayton, October 13th, 2008, and sponsored by the UD Human Rights Studies program and the Center for the Victims of Torture. It was organized as part of the campaign to promote the adoption of the Declaration […]
Can’t say I’m really surprised by this, but it is a bit striking to see some of the overall strategic picture referenced so cavalierly by those in positions of such power (or at least, in Patraeus’ case, were in those positions. But have no fear, he’s still around. He’ll be back. You don’t run the […]