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The Act of Killing
Oppenheimer, Joshua; Cynn, Christine; anonymous (directors)
A film is about the individuals who participated in the Indonesian killings of 1965–66.
The CIA's Greatest Hits
Zepezauer, Mark
Brief case studies of the CIA's greatest 'triumphs'.
Four Hours in My Lai
Bilton, Michael ; Sim, Kevin
How American History Erases Mass Killings Against Native Americans
In the wake of recent American mass killings, the author reminds us of mass murders of indigenous people in American history.
Indonesia 1957-1958: War and Pornography
Blum, William
An account of the CIA's failed 1958 attempt to overthrow president Sukarno of Indonesia
The Life of Death: An Exchange
Shahak, Israel
The really great form of courage and honesty that could be witnessed under the conditions of the Holocaust was when a Pole opposed the opinion or the silence of other Poles, when a Jew opposed other J...
Manufacturing Consent: The Political Economy of the Mass Media
Herman, Edward S.; Chomsky, Noam
Contrary to the usual image of the press and cantankerous, obstinate, and ubiquitious in its search for truth, Herman and Chomsky depict how an underlying elite consensus largely structures all facets...
Neighbors: The Destruction of the Jewish Community at Jedwabne, Poland
Gross, Jan T.
An account of the humiliation, butchery, torture and burning alive of 1600 Jewish men, women and children in the Polish town of Jedwabne on July 10, 1941 by their Polish neighbours.
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - October 16, 2014: Arms Trade
Diemer, Ulli (editor); Khan, Tahmid (production)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
Topic of the week is the Arms Trade. Featured resources include The No-Nonsense Guide to the Arms Trade, an article on Israel's War Business, and the Coalition to Oppose the Arms Trade. A new feature ...
The Real Terror Network: Terrorism in Fact and Propaganda
Herman, Edward S.
Herman sets out to show that the U.S. ignores or sponsors terror by authoritarian states that are allied with U.S. interests.
Refusal to Call Charleston Shootings 'Terrorism' Again Shows It's a Meaningless Propaganda Term
Greenwald, Glenn
In February 2010, a man named Joseph Stack deliberately flew his small airplane into the side of a building that housed a regional IRS office in Austin, Texas, just as 200 agency employees were starti...
The Spanish Holocaust: Inquisition and Extermination in Twentieth-Century Spain
Preston, Paul
Paul Preston charts how and why Franco and his supporters set out to eliminate all ‘those who do not think as we do’ – some 200,000 men, women and children across Spain.
This is Genocide: On Israel/Palestine
Rohricht, Alyssa
To call what is going on in Israel and Palestine a “conflict” is to partake in the racist and blatantly false narrative that is being pushed by Israel. When one side fights with stones and homemade ro...
The Tragic Ironies of Breivik's Terror
Malik, Kenan
We need to challenge neo-fascism and anti-Muslim bigotry, just as we need to challenge Islamism. But in both cases we also need to keep a sense of perspective about the nature of the threat.
Waltz with Bashir: A Lebanon War Story
Folman, Ari; Polonsky, David
A graphic novel depicting an Israeli soldier's experience during Israel's war in Lebanon. See also the film with the same name.
West's failure to act will be cause of the next Gaza massacre
Cook, Jonathan
Jewish Israelis celebrate, and governments around the world stand by passively, as Israel massacres Palestinians in Gaza. Inaction by Western governments ensures that Israel will feel embolded to comm...
Why Do Students Kill Their Class-Mates: Detachment, Isolation, Dehumanization, and Emotional Estrangement from Human Relationships
Riben, Mirah
A recently released phone video shot by 19-year-old Parkland, Florida school shooter Nikolas Cruz, reveals a cold, callus young man who claims to "hate everyone and everything."
Why the rise of fascism is again the issue
Pilger, John
Fascism is preserved as history, as flickering footage of goose-stepping blackshirts, their criminality terrible and clear. Yet in the same liberal societies, whose war-making elites urge us never to ...
WikiLeaks Copycat Reveals Indonesia's Bloody Secrets
Simanowitz, Stefan
On Friday, December 10th IndoLeaks, Indonesia’s very own version of WikiLeaks, went live. Over the following weeks the site has posted some sensitive documents including a conversation between former ...

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The mass graves of Kashmir
India's dirty war unmasked
Scott-Clark, Cathy
For 22 years this contested region has endured a regime of torture and disappeared civilians. Now a local laywer is discovering their unmarked graves and challenging India's abuses.
Twelve journalists killed on Mindanao island in "dark day for press freedom"
Sources News Release
At least 12 journalists were killed today in Maguindanao province, Philippines, by armed men, including two policemen, linked to the provinces governor. More than 30 other people were murdered.