• Peace Train: Media's role in propaganda - 05/04/2015 03:34 PM MDT
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    Rocky Mountain Peace and Justice CenterPeace Train: Media's role in propaganda

    05/04/2015 03:34 PM MDT
    The U.S. prides itself on a free media that isn't controlled by the government. It would really be great if our media, especially the influential media — such as the New York Times, the Washington Post, PBS, NPR, the television networks and the cable news channels — would exercise this constitutional freedom. 
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    CU's Environmental Center: Dinner and droughts
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    Peace Train: Recalling the Vietnam War teach-in
    04/02/2015 04:49 PM MDT - I have just returned from Ann Arbor, Mich., where we celebrated the 50th anniversary of the 1965 anti-Vietnam War teach-in. It was gratifying to reconnect with old friends and fellow organizers, and to see that almost all of the survivors still have the same political values and are still engaged in progressive activism. Full Story

    Peace Train: Unintended consequences
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    CUSG Corner: Get involved at CU
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    Peace Train: The demonization of Putin
    03/13/2015 02:06 AM MDT - When the United States prepares to attack a country, it frequently demonizes that nation's leader. The demonization of Vladimir Putin in the U.S. mass media has continued for at least eight years and, in recent months, has reached a veritable frenzy. Meanwhile, in violation of the recent Minsk cease fire agreement, hundreds of U.S. troops have moved into Ukraine to support the Kiev regime's war against eastern province rebels. NATO has also dispatched thousands of soldiers to the Baltic states on Russia's border, and many U.S. political and military leaders advocate lavish arming of the Kiev government. Full Story

    CU's Environmental Center: Practice water conservation
    03/10/2015 04:52 PM MDT - Colorado's water demand is projected to outpace supply by the year 2050, according to the Colorado Water Conservation Board. So, looks like we've been living a little too large when it comes to water usage... it's time to start practicing conservation. Full Story

    Peace Train: Venezuela still a target
    03/05/2015 09:40 PM MST - According to Nicolas Maduro, the democratically elected president of Venezuela, the U.S. has been supporting destabilization efforts against his government and recently backed an unsuccessful coup attempt. Full Story

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