Category Archives: media

Official fake news

Let me clear my throat. So it seems that this is what actually went down during the encounter of heroic native-American hero and evil MAGA kids (write-up here – take it with a grain of salt, it’s reason.com). This is … Continue reading

Posted in media, Modes of control | Leave a comment

So some guy rams his car into the barriers in front of parliament, no weapons or explosives are found, yet the thing is designated a “terrorist act”. Maybe because according to the NYT: Declaring the episode a “terrorist incident” allows … Continue reading

Posted in infrastructure, media, terrorism | Leave a comment

Subversion in Capitalism is hard, episode whatever

Saul Williams clearly tries to be a subversive voice, has lots of interesting things to say and makes interesting music. According to his website, I can order his new album: digitally from iTunes, a platform of a company that has … Continue reading

Posted in exploitation, media, popular culture | Leave a comment

No left on the media

Watching “Real Humans” currently – very timely with the misguided immigration discussions in Europe. (They’re also trying to tie non-heterosexuality and anti-terrorism laws into this.) What’s depressing to me, however, is that there are only two sides presented: racists (that … Continue reading

Posted in exploitation, media | Leave a comment

Borgen is (relatively) realistic political TV

I’ve written my piece about “The West Wing” before but to recap: Everybody in the show is idealistic and has only the people’s best interest at heart – even the right-wing (Republican) opposition Realistic politics in the show are always … Continue reading

Posted in media, popular culture | Leave a comment

The Coming Race War Won’t Be About Race

writes Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. Yes, that Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. And he simply nails it, by calling out how the racism discussion is/will be a smoke-screen: [U]nless we want the Ferguson atrocity to also be swallowed and become nothing more than an intestinal … Continue reading

Posted in democracy, gender, media, Modes of control, oligarchy, Racism, Sexism | Leave a comment

Collective punishment in Eastern Ukraine

Ok, now we see the purpose of the “Russian invasion under humanitarian disguise claims”: the Ukrainian army has already declared that dead civilians in Donezk due to Ukrainian shelling are the responsibility of the rebels for placing rocket launchers in … Continue reading

Posted in civil war, geostrategy, media, military interventions, warfare | Leave a comment