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Documents Expose How Hollywood Promotes War on Behalf of the Pentagon, CIA and NSA

Tom Secker and Matthew Alford report on their astonishing findings from trawling through thousands of new US military and intelligence documents obtained under the Freedom of Information Act. The documents reveal for the first time the vast scale of US government control in Hollywood, including the ability to manipulate scripts or even prevent films too …

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Attacks by Muslims ‘Receive 4.5 Times More Media Coverage’ Than Those by Non-Muslims

"Terror attacks" carried out by non-Muslims in the United States receive considerably less media coverage than those committed by Muslims, a study has revealed, adding to an ongoing debate surrounding selective reporting amid increasing Islamophobic hate crimes in the west. Despite the fact that Muslims commit far fewer attacks, US media coverage increases by an average …

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The Weaponization of Information in the War of Terror

Within hours of the bombing at Manchester Arena last month, police had identified the lone wolf suicide bomber they alleged was behind the attack. Mere hours after that, the independent online media had compiled a list of the many questions and problems with the official narrative of the event: that it was American intelligence, not …

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2016 Documentary Looks at America’s “National Bird”

They see everything, they can kill you with impunity and they may be coming to a battlefield or suburb near you. Filmmaker Sonia Kennebeck, in her debut documentary film, National Bird, examines America’s use of flying unmanned drones in our wars overseas, their effect on drone operators and what it means for the future of …

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How Society Kills Your Creativity – In An Award Winning Pixar-Esque Short Film

When it comes to our modern day society, there is no doubt that we are being told how to live and what our lives are supposed to look like. When we are born we have our parents imposing their ideas and beliefs onto us about what is right and what is wrong and then from …

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A member of the Sudanese air force walks past jets during a joint Sudanese-Saudi drill in Sudan earlier this month (AFP)

Saudis Hire World’s Biggest PR Firm to Push ‘Muslim Nato’

An international public relations firm is facing accusations of complicity in "whitewashing" alleged Saudi Arabian war crimes in Yemen after signing a deal to represent a Riyadh-dominated military alliance dubbed the "Muslim Nato". Middle East Eye understands that Saudi Deputy Crown Prince Mohammad Bin Salman hired Burson-Marsteller last month to wage a charm offensive on …

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The Tall Israeli Who Runs Hip Hop: An Investigation into Engineered Culture and Bankers

“Old white men is runnin this rap shit, Corporate force is runnin this rap shit, a tall Israeli is runnin this rap shit, Quasi-homosexuals is runnin this rap shit” – Lyrics to the song “The Rape Over” by Mos Def, a reference to record label mogul Lyor Cohen. When we look around at people, and …

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Dumbing You Down with Ridiculous Television Commercials

At the heart of the social insanity, mindless acquiescence to authority, and automatic compliance with any and every new government rule or regulation, is a deliberate effort to dumb down the population. It takes place in the halls of our educational institutions, and it comes home with us at night to our television screens. According to educational …

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