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By James F. Tracy | Memory Hole via Global Research This article by Professor James Tracy first published in August 2015 is of particular relevance in relation to the “fake news” campaign directed against the alternative and independent media. In a bitter irony, the media coverup of the CIA’s covert support to Al Qaeda and the ISIS is […]

via The CIA and the Media: 50 Facts the World Needs to Know — A Sweet Dose of Reality

A Brunch for the idle rich

If you want to save the world, invest in your own communities. Pay your taxes. And support social movements. Over a thousand private jets have landed at the Swiss mountain ski resort of Davos, where the planet’s elected presidents and unelected financial rulers have gathered for the World Economic Forum. There, they discuss the fate…

via What rich people should have done instead of going to Davos, and what they should do when they get home — Quartz

Designing Women seeking a place in the Sun

The Association of Caribbean Women Writers & Scholars (ACWWS) has just announced a call for papers for “The Unexpected Caribbean” Symposium, to take place on October 18-20, 2018, at the University of Kansas (Lawrence, Kansas). The abstract deadline is March 31, 2018. Description: In 1779, the first permanent resident of what was to become Chicago, IL, […]

via Call for Papers: “The Unexpected Caribbean” Symposium — Repeating Islands

The Global Elite meet to discuss the Vox Populi

Davos, Switzerland It goes without saying that if you ask a room full of delegates at the World Economic Forum in Davos if they think globalization is a good thing, the majority will say yes. At the start of a panel today on “Saving Economic Globalization from Itself,” Quartz’s Kevin Delaney asked for a show…

via At Davos, cheerleaders for globalization puzzle over how to save it from itself — Quartz