Author: jimmy

The Sexual Politics of Meat

A feminist-vegetarian critical theory (Published by Continuum Books) by Carol J. Adams The Sexual Politics of Meat The Sexual Politics of Meat: A Feminist-Vegetarian Critical Theory explores a relationship between patriarchal values and meat eating by interweaving the insights of feminism, vegetarianism, animal defense, and literary theory. The New York Times called it “a bible of the vegan community.” It […]

A Peoples History of the United States

1492 – Present (Published by Harper Collins 1980) by Howard Zinn A Peoples History – Free PDF Download From the publisher: “Since its original landmark publication in 1980, A People’s History of the United States has been chronicling American history from the bottom up, throwing out the official version of history taught in schools – with its emphasis on great […]

Beyond Vietnam

A Time to Break the Silence – Speech Delivered 4th April 1967, Riverside Church, New York City by Martin Luther King, Jr. http://www.americanrhetoric.com/speeches/mlkatimetobreaksilence.htm “The essence of the speech focused on the war in Vietnam. The belief of the clergy took the theme of silence is betrayal. The conclusion was reached that they must speak out against the war over the […]

Civil Disobedience

Originally published as “Resistance to Civil Government” by Henry David Thoreau (1849) http://thoreau.eserver.org/civil.html While Walden can be applied to almost anyone’s life, “Civil Disobedience” is like a venerated architectural landmark: it is preserved and admired, and sometimes visited, but for most of us there are not many occasions when it can actually be used. Still, although seldom mentioned without references […]

Web of Debt

The Shocking Truth About Our Money System And How We Can Break Free by Ellen Brown http://www.webofdebt.com/ Third Edition e-Book INTRODUCTION CAPTURED BY THE DEBT SPIDER President Andrew Jackson called the banking cartel a “hydra-headed monster eating the flesh of the common man.” New York Mayor John Hylan, writing in the 1920s, called it a “giant octopus” that “seizes in […]

How I Clobbered Every Bureaucratic Cash-Confiscatory Agency Known to Man

A Spiritual Economics Book on $$$ and Remembering Who You Are by Mary Elizabeth: Croft  How I… Foreword I had given up writing this book because of people’s reactions when I mentioned the Commerce Game. Most wanted to ‘kill the messenger’ because their having been so conned by the alleged ‘authorities’ for their entire lives was too painful to contemplate. […]

The Euro-US War on Libya

Official Lies and Misconceptions of Critics by James Petras and Robin Eastman-Abaya Many critics of the ongoing Euro-US wars in the Middle East and, now, North Africa, have based their arguments on clichés and generalizations devoid of fact.  The most common line heard in regard to the current US-Euro war on Libya is that it’s “all about oil” – the […]

Naming Names: Your Real Government

When dark deeds unfold, point the finger in this direction by Tony Cartalucci This is your real government; they transcend elected administrations, they permeate every political party, and they are responsible for nearly every aspect of the average American and European’s way of life. When the “left” is carrying the torch for two “Neo-Con” wars, starting yet another based on […]

Earthlings

EARTHLINGS is a feature length documentary about humanity’s absolute dependence on animals (for pets, food, clothing, entertainment, and scientific research) but also illustrates our complete disrespect for these so-called “non-human providers.” EARTHLINGS is a powerful and informative documentary about society’s treatment of animals, narrated by Joaquin Phoenix with soundtrack by Moby. This multi-award winning film by Nation Earth is a […]

Authentic journalism: weapon of the people

The path out of the crises wrought by commercial journalism opens when citizens steal back the mission that big media claimed but failed to do: Honest, coherent storytelling by Al Giordano Newspapers are downsizing and going out of business. Major  broadcast, satellite and cable news organizations are outsourcing and closing international bureaus. The credibility of commercial journalism is at an […]

Theorising Truth

What Happened at Canary Wharf on 7th July 2005? by Dr Rory Ridley-Duff, Sheffield Hallam University Abstract  This paper uses three different theories of truth to consider claims broadcast in two documentaries about the London bombings of 7th July 2005: 7/7 Ripple Effect and the BBC’s Conspiracy Files: 7/7. 7/7 Ripple Effect argues that the alleged bombers were not in central […]

War Made Easy

Documentary featuring Norman Solomon War Made Easy reaches into the Orwellian memory hole to expose a 50-year pattern of government deception and media spin that has dragged the United States into one war after another from Vietnam to Iraq. Narrated by actor and activist Sean Penn, the film exhumes remarkable archival footage of official distortion and exaggeration from LBJ to […]