Wednesday, March 19, 2008


As the lack of coverage of the Winter Soldier hearings has proved, the corporate media is not open to the full extent of anti-war feeling, so this blogswarm is one aspect of new media filling the gaps left by institutions who (despite some mea culpas over their cheerleading of the rush to war 5 years ago) still feel most comfortable reflecting elite opinion. I am put in mind of two oft quoted phrases: "Be the change you want to see in the world"-(Mahatma Gandhi) & Be The Media! Combined we are doing that, we are being the media but a different media, we are enacting a change, not beholden to corporate interests or imperial objectives. A grassroots, human movement of global reach and consciousness.

Today's post is for the March 19 Iraq War Blogswarm. I found (thanks to Lenin's Tomb) these captivating & moving videos of Mike Prysner who testified about the horrendous US Occupation of Iraq at Winter Soldier:

More about Mike Prysner here.

View more testimonies at The Real News.

Check out the 300 (+) other anti-war Iraq blogswarmers.

And while you're at it, check out the Warrior Writers: Combat Paper.

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