Brown War Watch will be meeting tonight at 7pm to discuss ongoing conflicts, developments in the military industrial complex, and pathways to peace. All political and spiritual beliefs welcome, united in the quest for a more peaceful planet. End the Endless Wars!
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THIS WEEK’S TOPICS FOR DISCUSSION
Compile a list of reliable sources on foreign affairs:
Firstly, we will attempt to crowdsource/ survey/share a list of reliable and authoritative sources for news and information on: foreign policy, international relations, conflicts, defense programs, military industrial complex etc etc. We encourage you to bring along your list of favorites to share with the group.
Discussion on Media Bias:
Secondly, we will explore media bias in reporting of these issues. The key pillars and methods for distorting realities, propagandizing war and conflict, justifying war and imperialisms, and other-ing people across the globe.
Open floor – for any topic of discussion of concern or interest
READING MATERIAL FOR THIS WEEK
Coverage on Iran:
- How to Write About Iran
- The Systemic Problem of “Iran Expertise” in Washington
- Responsible Statecraft Coverage
- Fox News Coverage
- Common Dreams
Coverage on Western Sahara Conflict:
- Wall Street Journal Coverage
- The New York Times Coverage
- Al Jazeera Coverage; Additional
- AllAfrica Coverage
- Background information (watch first five min)