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PostPosted: Sat Jul 23, 2011 4:41 pm 

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Quick News: Murdoch's hacks also targeted Assange attorney
Fri Jul 22, 2011 6:24PM GMT

July 23, 2011

Abuse of the media is incompatible with democracy

By Hassan Beheshti-Poor

The notion of democracy portrayed by Western intellectuals views the role of the media as strengthening democratic system. In other words, in the Western style of democracy, the media are tasked with monitoring and evaluating the performance of the executive, judiciary and the legislative branches of government.

However, in practice, rather than evaluating and overseeing the performance of the government, the media in the West have been transformed into a new tool for domination and hegemony.


California prisoners continue strike
Sat Jul 23, 2011 12:15PM GMT

There are some 25,000 prisoners throughout the country who are being held in solitary confinement


Obama following in Bush’s footsteps: IRGC official
16:45 , 7/23/2011 ... ID=1365397

“Studies and the analyses of similarities and discrepancies between policies of the former U.S. president and Obama show that there is no difference and dissimilarity between their strategies, and both of them have tried to implement plans which are in line with strategic goals of the White House and evil policies of the hegemonistic system,” Masoud Jazayeri said on Saturday.

White House = (politically) Black House

hegemonistic system = DUH (try The Superpower)


Bullet train crashes in China; 11 killed
July 23, 2011, 10:21 a.m. ... 2907.story

The safety of the national network was also called into question when the head of the railway ministry was removed in February because of a corruption scandal believed to have led to shoddy construction.



Iranian physicist killed in attack in front of his Tehran home
July 23, 2011 2:22 p.m. EDT ... st.killed/

death follows bombing attacks on two other Iranian physicists in November


Washington Post blames Col. Gaddafi for attack on Zionist-Crusader alliance country Norway
22 July 2011, 23:38 ... 4787.shtml

The New York Times falsely reported that the responsibility for the bombings in Oslo and the shooting at the workers' camp had been claimed by the Mujahideen of Ansar al-Jihad al-Alami (Helpers of the Global Jihad). The allegations were disclaimed 2 hours later


Saturday, July 23, 2011
National Conference in Detroit Targets Government Repression ... rgets.html

Many speakers remarked about how the curtailing of civil liberties has increased dramatically during President Barack Obama’s tenure.


Thousands march in Tel Aviv to protest housing shortage, high rent prices
Latest update 22:03 23.07.11 ... s-1.374871

The protest was an extension of the "tent cities" which have sprouted up across the country as part of an organized effort led by a cross-section of Israeli society - including the middle class, young people, students, Holocaust survivors, and the elderly.


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