Friday, March 27, 2015

Lies and World War

Facts are essential in a democracy. A government “of the people, by the people, and for the people” demands an informed citizenry. Unfortunately, for citizens in the United States and throughout the world, distinguishing between fact and fiction has always been a formidable challenge, often with life-and-death consequences. Those in power habitually seek to control the flow of information, corrupting its content and using lies, distortions, or simple suppression to cover their crimes.

Charles Lewis, a former 60 Minutes producer who founded The Center for Public Integrity, is a MacArthur Fellow and the founding executive editor of the new Investigative Reporting Workshop at American University. Charles Lewis is interviewed by David Swanson.
Source: Talk Nation Radio: Charles Lewis on 935 Lies and Media Decline

David Letterman talks to Tim DeChristopher

Tim DeChristopher is an American climate activist and co-founder of the environmental group Peaceful Uprising. In December 2008, he protested a Bureau of Land Management oil and gas lease auction. DeChristopher was removed from the auction by federal agents and taken into custody, eventually serving 21 months in prison.
Source: YouTube: David Letterman - Environmental Activist, Tim DeChristopher

Arun Gandhi
Gandhi's Grandson Warns of World War
Arun Gandhi discusses his new children's book about his grandfather and applies its lessons to the world. Arun warns that we are currently on a path towards a world war. Arun Gandhi is interviewed by David Swanson.
Source: Talk Nation Radio: Gandhi's Grandson Warns of World War III

Download or Play 935 Lies Part 1
Download or Play 935 Lies Part 2
Download or Play DeChristopher World War Part 1
Download or Play World War Part 2

Music includes U2 - Peace On Earth, War Warning from Madison, David Rovics - Whoever Wins In November, A Lament on the Calgary Parking Authority - Runs, Capitol Steps - Put Your Cans in the Hand, One World - Freedom for Palestine, Capitol Steps - The Law Office of Zacarias Moussaoui, Don't Sign Up For War, Jackson Browne - The Drums of War, Capitol Steps - Strangers on Your Flight, The Decemberists - 16 Military Wives, John Fogerty - Deja Vu (All Over Again), The Gov - Crystal Blue Persuasion, Imperial Marimba Band - 12th St Rag 1921, Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass - Casiino Royale

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