with Ralph Nader
Jan 6, 2011 by Mario Ricciardi
RALPH NADER talking on US TV in 1972–All of it still relevant 40 years on.
Covers student rights, water pollution, recycling, poverty in US, retired people, voting registration.
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“All I want is the truth. Just gimme some truth. I’ve had enough of reading things by neurotic, psychotic, pig-headed politicians. All I want is the truth. Just gimme some truth.” — John Lennon, 1971.
Sir Elton Hercules John, is scheduled to perform in Tel Aviv on June 17, 2010.
Four decades ago, Israel banned The Beatles fearing their revolutionary message of love and peace would corrupt their youth.
On Lennon’s 1974 release, Walls and Bridges, which yielded Lennon’s only number one single in his lifetime; “Whatever Gets You Thru the Night” Elton played piano and sang backing vocals.
ctrlaltshiftvideo on Dec 3, 2009
As part of the Ctrl.Alt.Shift Unmasks Corruption exhibition we collaborated with Onedotzero to bring together a compilation of moving image work including animations and archive material, which explore politics through comic-style work.In 1969, a 14-year-old Beatle fanatic named Jerry Levitan, armed with a reel-to-reel tape deck, snuck into John Lennon’s hotel room in Toronto and convinced John to do an interview. 38 years later, Jerry has produced a film about it. Using the original interview recording as the soundtrack, director Josh Raskin has woven a visual narrative which tenderly romances Lennon’s every word in a cascading flood of multipronged animation.
by Cindy Sheehan
Dec. 08, 2007
Is peace just an absence of war?
That question begs another question: What is war?
Is war a “hot” conflict with bombs raining down on civilians? Is it covert action with undercover agents fomenting unrest and electoral rebellion? Is it crippling sanctions that target unarmed and un-protected civilians who become desperate for medicine when their child is dying of dysentery or hungry for food to fend off starvation? Continue reading