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Danny Schechter : Trashing ‘Hollywoodism’ in Iran

“Hollywoodism and Cinema” at the 30th Fajr International Film Festival in Tehran. Image from Islamic Republic News Agency.In Iran: Meeting Ahmadinejad,trashing ‘Hollywoodism,’ and eating Kabob By Danny Schechter / The Rag Blog /February 7, 2012 TEHRAN, Iran — Iran seems … finish reading Danny Schechter : Trashing ‘Hollywoodism’ in Iran

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Danny Schechter : The War Between Property Rights and Human Rights

The Social Contract of Jean-Jacques Rosseau: giving a moral claim to property rights. Image from SCIFlo Public Health.Remember Rousseau:Property rights and human rights are still at warBy Danny Schechter | The Rag Blog | February 1, 2012 The conflict between … finish reading Danny Schechter : The War Between Property Rights and Human Rights

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Danny Schechter : Occupy Wall Street Marks Anniversary With New York Street Actions

Bishop George Packard climbs a fence along with other protesters. Photo from Getty Images.Seeking ‘sanctuary’ at Trinity Church:Protests mark third anniversaryof Occupy Wall Street Trinity Church may be there to serve God, but the defense of their real estate portfolio … finish reading Danny Schechter : Occupy Wall Street Marks Anniversary With New York Street Actions

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Danny Schechter : The Media and Occupy Wall Street

Jon Stewart covers Wall Street coverage.But for how long?Occupy Wall Street is all over the media By Danny Schechter | The Rag Blog | November 28, 2011 One of the oldest patterns of media coverage can be summed up this … finish reading Danny Schechter : The Media and Occupy Wall Street

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Danny Schechter : Why Wall Street is Winning

Wall Street: The bull is back.Why Wall Street is winning The hated financial center is bouncing back. How did they do it? By Danny Schechter / The Rag Blog / April 26, 2011 Two years ago, as financial reform was … finish reading Danny Schechter : Why Wall Street is Winning

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Danny Schechter : ‘March Madness’ in American Politics

Digital photomanipulation from deviantart.‘March Madness’ takes on new meaning:Peddling the irrational in American politics By Danny Schechter / The Rag Blog / March 9, 2011 Things fall apart; the centre cannot hold — William Butler Yeats The term class war … finish reading Danny Schechter : ‘March Madness’ in American Politics

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Danny Schechter : Mummies and Dummies in Egypt

Cartoon from The English Blog.Mummies and dummies:The Egyptian crisis will only get deeperthanks to lurking economic disaster By Danny Schechter / The Rag Blog / February 9, 2011 The African journalist Nathanial Manheru chose a quote from French icon Andre … finish reading Danny Schechter : Mummies and Dummies in Egypt

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Danny Schechter : Fascism, and the Past as Prologue

Image from The Silent Majority.The past as prologue:What would American fascism look like? By Danny Schechter / The Rag Blog / January 17, 2011 Fascism is one of those words that sounds like it belongs in the past, conjuring up, … finish reading Danny Schechter : Fascism, and the Past as Prologue

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Danny Schechter : The Media Hit Job on Helen Thomas

Former White House correspondent Helen Thomas. Image from Mediate.com.Media hit job of 2010:The vitriolic treatment of White Housecorrespondent Helen Thomas She may be a critic of Israel but never a hater of Jews, a distinction the world recognizes, but that … finish reading Danny Schechter : The Media Hit Job on Helen Thomas

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Danny Schechter : WikiLeaks and the Fetish of Secrecy

Graphic from APS.Wikileaks and the secrets that deceive us It’s the age-old battle between our right to know and their right to keep us from knowing. By Danny Schechter / The Rag Blog / December 21, 2010 In the days … finish reading Danny Schechter : WikiLeaks and the Fetish of Secrecy

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BOOKS / Danny Schechter : Villains Galore! A Bankster Dozen

Bankster graphic from ANU News.Villains galore!Good holiday reads aboutthe great economic crisis By Danny Schechter / The Rag Blog / December 4, 2010 Back in 2007, just as the markets began their meltdown, I started writing a book I called … finish reading BOOKS / Danny Schechter : Villains Galore! A Bankster Dozen

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Danny Schechter : Memories of U.S. Embassy in Tehran Still Hold Us Hostage

Outside wall of U.S. Embassy, Tehran. Photo from smoughadam / Flickr.Memories that still hold us hostage:A visit to the U.S. Embassy in Tehran By Danny Schechter / The Rag Blog / November 29, 2010 The latest massive Wikileaks revelations released … finish reading Danny Schechter : Memories of U.S. Embassy in Tehran Still Hold Us Hostage

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