Monthly Archives: June 2007

Wait, This Is Important

From a firedoglake post titled “You Can Help Change The World” about an organization called OneVote08 (ONE): On Monday, June 11, ONE is launching our biggest initiative to date. It’s an unprecedented, non-partisan campaign to make global health and extreme … Continue reading

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Media Narrative

We are still a long way off from the elections in 2008, but now is the time that the marketing plans are tested and confirmed. Unfortunately, the candidates themselves often do not get to choose their “message,” the corporatist media … Continue reading

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Today’s Cartoons

My notes on today’s selection of editorial cartoons collected by Bob Geiger.

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Some Recent News

I saw these two stories on consecutive days (May 13-14, 2007). Teachers Stage Fake Gun Attack on Kids First, a case of groupthink. A collection of reasonably smart adults who don’t ask the most basic question: “Is this a good … Continue reading

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