The language of warfare and violence dominates public discourse in the United States and around the world, even when war isn’t part of the conversation. Nan Levinson, a writer, teacher, and journalist covering civil and human rights, culture, and the military, discusses how the normalization of militaristic jargon is making us more combative and less receptive nonviolence.
In this statement issued on the eve of 2016 U.S. Presidential election, Julian Assange defends WikiLeaks’ publication of the DNC Leaks and the Clinton political campaign and Foundation email leaks (Podesta Emails). “The right to receive and impart true information is the guiding principle of WikiLeaks,” says Assange.
Internet law expert Michael Geist discusses the continuing death spiral of the traditional news media. It’s time to seriously consider the role of emerging digital alternatives in Canadian journalism.
World-renowned dissident and linguist, MIT Professor Noam Chomsky tells Democracy Now! that the U.S. media is subservient to the Israeli propaganda in its coverage of the current Gaza conflict.