Part I & Part II Two front-page stories that appeared in the nation’s top two newspapers on the same day this past week give a textbook illustration of how the media performs a propaganda function in the information system of the U.S. And all without even trying! Both stories appeared on Wednesday, July 30th. One was on the front page of the New York Times, and one on the front page of the Washington Post. The case can be made that these two newspapers are the two most influential newspapers—if not the most influential news organizations of any type—in the United States. Not only do…
What a great visual display Code Pink has mounted outside the annual AIPAC gathering in Washington DC. Hopefully some of the US politicians will get the message, especially those AIPAC bought and sold ones who let AIPAC tell them what to do, even to support wars for Israel instead of acting on behalf of US interests.