Thursday, September 26, 2002

  • Designing War: A Conversation with Harper’s Publisher John Macarthur, Author of "Second Front, Censorship and Propaganda in the Gulf War", Part II

    A decade ago while the United States government made noisy preparations to go to war against Saddam Hussein, it was also purposefully planning another war—on the constitutional freedoms of the US media during Operation Desert Storm. Today, we’ll continue our conversation on wartime propaganda and the US media. Our guest is John MacArthur, publisher of Harper’s Magazine and author of "Second Front: Censorship and Propaganda in the Gulf War." Today we look at how the networks "design war."

  • Democracy Now! Listeners Speak Out Against the War On Iraq

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  • From Boston to Santa Cruz, Peace Activists Organize Against War

    The City Council of Santa Cruz in California has unanimously voted against the Bush administration plans to invade Iraq. It is believed to be the first such vote in the country. The resolution accused the administration of "waging a propaganda campaign to justify an invasion without reaching an international consensus in support of U.S. military action."

  • Taking Peace Home . . . to Cheney’s Home

    This Sunday, Peace Action/Global Exchange will join with a coalition of groups from around the country to protest US plans to invade Iraq. Marchers will meet at 2 p.m. at DuPont Circle and march to Vice President Dick Cheney’s home.

  • Dctv Launches Speakup New York "Cybercar" Tour Leading Up to 2002 New York Gubernatorial Election

    DCTV Downtown Community Television, home of Democracy Now, has just launched its Speak Up New York Cybercar Tour. It will travel to 25 cities throughout New York State to motivate youth to get out and vote. The Cybercar is a 22nd century studio bus equipped with a giant video screen wall mounted on the side. It will allow people to create video segments, upload information to websites and broadcast live from any location. The Cybercar will engage youth and media makers in an active learning environment to help change the 2002 gubernatorial election.