Reuters photo By Imad Zafar Someone once asked an ex French President why he did not marry. He answered, “I was looking for my ideal woman all my life.” The person asked “So you did not find your ideal?,” to which the President replied “No, I actually found my ideal woman but her ideal […]
Posts Tagged ‘Propaganda’
AP photo By Binoy Kampmark “Photographs really are experience captured, and the camera is the ideal arm of consciousness in its acquisitive mood.” Susan Sontag, On Photography (1977)
Bernard Weil/AFP By Dave Patterson Canada turns 150 in 2017, and there is great celebration being planned. A great requiem for something that once aspired to be great but has tragically fallen to the dark side might be more appropriate…
By Don Krieger Newt Gingrich, whose voice is heard daily on Fox News, has become Mr. Trump’s de facto Minister of Propaganda. His is by no means the only such voice. There is an urgent world wide need for education in resisting indoctrination.
By Val B. Russell Satire defined: The artistic form in which human or individual vices, folly, abuses, or shortcomings are held up to censure by means of ridicule, derision, burlesque, irony, or other methods, sometimes with an intent to bring about improvement. Satire is but one expression of free speech and is particularly powerful when […]
Islamophobia in biographies: Commercial agendas and marketing of stereotypical narratives of cultures
By Tala Halawa The trend of using Islam in the titles and content of novels and biographies is spreading worldwide. Since the “War on Terror” has emerged as a global issue and been promoted as such; reflections on cultural productions have been noticed.