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"War against a foreign country only happens when the moneyed classes think they are going to profit from it." ~ George Orwell [click on this image to find a short video and analysis of the American empire by Howard Zinn]

Journalism is printing what someone else does not want printed. Everything else is public relations. —George Orwell

[click on the image to find a short video and analysis of the day-to-day struggles of homeless people, which remain invisible to many Americans]

"Any dictator would admire the uniformity and obedience of the [U.S.] media" ~ Noam Chomsky [click on this image to find short video clips and an analysis exploring Herman and Chomsky's propaganda model, which argues that government entities and powerful businesses are able to control the information the media reports through five kinds of filters]

"We don't blink an eye at the money that we have been spending on perpetual warfare. We literally don't even, we don't sit here and go, 'Whoa, trillions and trillions of dollars for warfare.' But when we're talking about healthcare, which i s our people and their well-being, we're shocked that it should cost us some money." ~ Mark Ruffalo [click on this image to find a clip & analysis of healthcare treated as a commodity]

"I'm going to tell the men in the room something that they probably don't know. Feminists are your best friends. We are the only group that really believes in your humanity. The feminists are the only group that believes that you are not born rapists...And we believe, unlike the pornographers, that you are not life support systems for erect penises" ~ Gail Dines [click on this image to find a short video, which explores popular misconceptions about feminists]

Us vs. Them: Stereotypes areat the heart of all propaganda efforts. Their purpose is to create the perception that our actions are always ethical and honorable, while those of our opponents are always unethical and dishonorable. [click on this image for a short video remix and analysis of how modern day works of fiction function as wartime propaganda]