A Lugansk Region resident, whom Reuters cites as saying he saw evidence of a surface-to-air missile launched from rebel-held territory on the day MH17 was downed, told RT the news agency gave a false report of his interview.
Mr. Spock showed that you could be intellectually precise, creative and a valuable part of a team yet still have meaningful relationships with others. While Mr. Spock’s manifestations of friendship toward the crew were subtle, Leonard Nimoy’s characterization of those moments were so deeply felt that it would change your life. It changed mine and that of my family.
Can candid conversation over a good meal mend deep-seated feuds? Maybe not, but it’s a start, and it’s the premise of the new Travel Channel series “Breaking Borders,” which brings dinner table diplomacy to 13 political hot spots around the globe. Journalist Mariana Van Zeller and chef Michael Voltaggio journey to locations notorious for civil war, territorial disputes and ethnic conflicts including Belfast, Beirut, Sarajevo, Kashmir, Rwanda, Sri Lanka and in the March 15 premiere, Israel’s West Bank, where they bring together Israelis and Palestinians.
If you watch the movie from the perspective of all of the characters, as if you are One with each of them… you really get a sense of expansion.. Like all of this constriction of time was a way to demonstrate the physical 3D world and the realms that lie beyond it.
Don’t let Russell Brands “casual” attire stop you from taking this video seriously. He makes some great points — like how our society is so obsessed with sexually-related media that even a conservative news source like Fox stopped their “war mongering” long enough to dive into a “50 Shades of Grey”-Inspired poll of people’s willingness to engage in S&M.
Some movies are made to touch our heart and soul with an overabundance of sentiment. They make us come in touch with our humanity and empathy. And some films are made to touch our mind, to get our mental cogs working, to awaken and expand our consciousness. They are films that deal with questions that we are all too eager and too afraid to ponder. It is those films that signal our awakening, and that push us into seeing life and our existence differently.
NBC News has suspended anchor Brian Williams for six months without pay for making false statements about a 2003 incident in Iraq. Williams apologized last week after it emerged he had wrongly claimed he was on board a U.S. helicopter downed by rocket fire. American soldiers publicly challenged Williams’ account, saying he was nowhere near the aircraft that came under attack. Williams has blamed the “fog of memory” for his mistake. But in a statement, NBC said Williams’ claims were “wrong and completely inappropriate for someone in Brian’s position.” Democracy Now is joined by Norman Solomon, author of “War Made Easy: How Presidents and Pundits Keep Spinning Us to Death,” who talks about other media war lies.
Alexis sits down with filmmaker and conspiracy researcher Sean Stone along with 21st Century Wire’s Patrick Henningsen and Dean Ryan to discuss the esoteric underpinnings of world events. Who says discussion about world events, history, and yes even conspiracy can’t be fun. After sitting down with film director, producer and alternative historian Sean Stone along […]
In this episode of The Trews, Russell Brand reacts to Fox’s Bill O’Reilly blaming Beyonce for America’s social issues.
Media analysts observe how journalists refrain from using the word “rape” to describe incidents of sexual assault. Instead, news outlets downplay the humiliation and cruelty entailed in these acts by referring to them as “sex crimes,” “inappropriate sexual activity,” or “forced sex,” even though such acts are legally recognized as “rape.”