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  Indigenous Resistance in the Americas and the Legacy of Mariátegui
September 2009
Hating the Rich
Stop Saying This Is a Nation of Immigrants!
What Brought Evo Morales to Power?
The Role of the International Indigenous Movement and What the Left Is Missing

On Columbus Day: Big Lies and U.S. Imperialism
John Wayne and the New Orleans Indians

Where Have All the Farmers Gone?
Being a Protestant Fundamentalist
Puppets on a String?
Oklahoma: Many Shades of Red
The Proof of Whiteness: More than Skin Deep
One or Two Things
I Know About Us


Puppets on a String?

by Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz

Freedom of the press, like freedom of speech, is sacred to most of us, limited as it is in a capitalist society in which the press is free only if you own one. Today, Judith Miller of the New York Times is considered a martyr for freedom of the press.

The emblematic defense of reporters' use of anonymous government sources is Bob Woodward's "Deep Throat," recently revealed as having been Mark Felt, one of the top men in the FBI at the time. Interestingly, Felt's self-exposure and the Judith Miller, Karl Rove, et al. affair have been twin top stories. Meanwhile, Woodward is publicizing his new book and making dire predictions about the results of ending the use of anonymous sources. Who can argue with this? More>>


Read the full article, published in MRzine 23/07/05>>













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