RE John Pilger’s documentary, The War You Don’t See https://vimeo.com/67739294.
Journalists, administrators speak frankly on-film of their personal shame for reporting the propaganda spewed out by the manufacturers of the Iraq War. (Scroll down through the white space, there’s a white bar, click on the left end of it.)
(I happen coincidentally to be reading Ronald Wright’s What is America? (2008), a myth-busting book about violence in the U.S.)
BLESS JOHN PILGER for being a journalist who so effectively calls his fellow journalists to account. Democracy otherwise drowns in seas of propaganda.
ASIDE: Earlier postings related to Pilger
- http://sandrafinley.ca/?p=14923 Pilger on youtube re Terrorists.
- http://sandrafinley.ca/?p=50 Michael Moore working with Pilger in supporting Assange, 2010
- http://sandrafinley.ca/?p=10733 Pilger, member of the Brussels Tribunal. (Noam Chomsky also a member). Re protests over war-monger Cheney as keynote speaker in Toronto in 2013.
BIG DEAL IF I APPLAUD PILGER. (The War You Don’t See, extended.)
What can I do to help him / his worthy work? . . . hmmm
I was taken aback by Julie Cafley’s recent analysis in the Globe and Mail of the problems at the universities. The elephant in the ivory towers is corporate power which she does not even mention. That is a serious omission!
But why would Cafley be obtuse to the problem? . . . what is this organization, Canada’s Public Policy Forum, that she works for?
http://www.ppforum.ca/ Aaaaah! Take a look. Explains everything. These guys PROMOTE corporate inclusion.
I am no John Pilger. But I can help out. I left a message on Julie Cafley’s voice mail. 613-238-7858 Ext: 229 email@example.com
I think we have to suck it up and directly challenge – - well, we actually have to stop – - these people who so blithely sell-out our democracy. Corporatized universities are in the propaganda business. Propaganda is necessary to fascism.
John Pilger understands that. Most of us understand that. Why doesn’t a PhD know that?
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