New York: Danny Schechter: Media Complicity and The Iraq War

2006-03-29 Richard Moore ——————————————————– MEDIACHANNEL.ORG INVITES YOU TO PARTICIPATE IN A CONVERSATION WITH NEWS DISSECTOR DANNY SCHECHTER ON THE MEDIA AND THE WAR Join Rory O’Connor and Danny Schechter to Discuss Danny’s New Book “When News Lies: Media Complicity and The Iraq War” (SelectBooks) at Housing Works Used Book Café at 126 Cosby Street, One … Read more…

The Wisdom Council

2006-03-25 Richard Moore Friends, Jim Rough has put together a web page with links to some very inspiring videos and audio recordings. From these one can get a concrete appreciation for how harmonization processes, in particular the Wisdom Council, operate. I commend these to your attention: http://www.societysbreakthrough.com/audiovideo.html rkm http://cyberjournal.org

Escaping the Matrix: The Red Pill

2006-03-25 Richard Moore This just posted to the ETM website, and to the Achieving Democracy blog. It summarized the contents of the book. rkm ——————————————————– http://escapingthematrix.org/red_pill.html http://harmonization.blogspot.com/2006/03/red-pill-summary-of-escaping-matrix.html The red pill ^^^^^^^^^^^ The metaphor of the red pill, borrowed from the Warner Brother’s film, The Matrix, refers to waking up from illusion – suddenly realizing that … Read more…

See Charlie Sheen on CNN

2006-03-23 Richard Moore Is this a breakthrough for 911 consciousness? http://edition.cnn.com/ At time of posting, “* Watch: Charlie Sheen shares his 9/11 theory” is available on right hand column, under “MORE STORIES”. rkm http://cyberjournal.org

FYI – latest blog threads (titles only)…

2006-03-23 Richard Moore Friends, Due to popular demand, I’ve fixed our blogs so that anyone can comment, registered or not. rkm http://cyberjournal.org http://EscapingTheMatrix.org ______________________________ http://cyberjournal-rkm.blogspot.com/ cyberjournal forum * The Fascism issue * The Sino-Soviet issue * The Oil issue * The Iran issue * The Euro vs. Dollar issue * What should we be doing? … Read more…

Eastern Canada tour: Sustainable Community and Declining Oil Stocks

2006-03-21 Richard Moore ——————————————————– Date: Tue, 21 Mar 2006 10:24:19 -0400 To: (Recipient list suppressed) From: Aaron Koleszar <•••@••.•••> Subject: March Speaking Tour: Sustainable Community and Declining Oil Stocks Building Sustainable Community in Times of Declining Oil Stocks Maritime Speaking Tour – Fueled by Vegetable Oil Late March-April, 2006 PEI organic farmer and Vietnam War … Read more…

Brian Hill: re/ the progressive movement

2006-03-21 Richard Moore ——————————————————– From: “Brian Hill” <•••@••.•••> To: “‘David Cory Frankel'” Subject: RE: San Fran, 23 March, screening: VOICES OF DISSENT Date: Mon, 20 Mar 2006 20:53:22 -0800 Pie throwing is now considered terrorism and the biotic bakers are subterranean. A major erosion of the 60s movement – which I hope you will agree … Read more…

Iraq: meanwhile in the Matrix…

2006-03-20 Richard Moore Iraqis in some areas still faced “savage” acts of violence, Mr Bush said… indeed. rkm ——————————————————– http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/middle_east/4826754.stm Bush focuses on Iraq improvements US President George W Bush has marked the third anniversary of the US-led invasion of Iraq with an upbeat assessment of the country’s prospects. Iraqis in some areas still faced … Read more…

The sad truth about “Operation Iraqi Freedom”

2006-03-20 Richard Moore ——————————————————– http://www.iraqirabita.org/english/index.php?do=article&id=596 (beware: the photos are disturbing) The Killing of an Entire Iraq Family by the US Forces of Occupation 2006-03-18 :: media bureau::iraqi league :: The US forces of occupation killed eleven members of the Harat family, including six innocent children and four women in a rural cottage in Alsaffa village … Read more…

One Day Workshop – Berkeley – INTRODUCTION TO WORLDWORK FOR ACTIVISTS

2006-03-20 Richard Moore Friends, This looks like a very good event. Also, here’s a short video that’s both amusing and profound. Narrated by Kiefer Sutherland: http://www.workingtv.com/media15/mouseland.mov regards, rkm ——————————————————– From: “Lane Arye” <•••@••.•••> Subject: One Day Intro to Worldwork for Activists Date: Mon, 20 Mar 2006 07:33:46 -0800 WORKING WITH EMOTIONS AND CONFLICT: INTRODUCTION TO … Read more…

change of address for rkm

2006-03-20 Richard Moore Friends, I’m now using •••@••.••• as my standard email address. If you have a spam filter, please authorize this address. You may have missed some postings, which can be seen at http://cyberjournal.org/show_archives/?lists=newslog cheers, rkm

San Fran, 23 March, screening: VOICES OF DISSENT

2006-03-18 Richard Moore ——————————————————– http://www.evite.com/pages/invite/viewInvite.jsp?inviteId=ZOPERIXIDBPILFHIOBCC Come to a screening of VOICES OF DISSENT Host: Karil Daniels Location: New College of California 766 Valencia St. (near 19th St, ), AL View Map When: Thursday, March 23, 7:00pm Please join us for a special benefit screening of VOICES OF DISSENT: ACTIVISM & AMERICAN DEMOCRACY featuring many of … Read more…

U.S., Iraqis launch raid on “insurgent hotbed”

2006-03-17 Richard Moore Friends, Here’s the BBC headline of the same story: http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/middle_east/4814094.stm “US launches major Iraq offensive” The US military says it has launched its biggest airborne operation in Iraq since the 2003 invasion, targeting insurgents near the city of Samarra. The CNN version below, describing the latest US war crimes in Iraq, is … Read more…

more dialog & announcements…

2006-03-13 Richard Moore Friends, Jim Rough has just uploaded an audio interview with Joseph McCormick of the Democracy in America campaign. It is very inspiring, and talks about Joseph’s very effective work bringing diverse groups together to achieve a sense of We The People. Jim is the interviewer, and various forms of facilitation are discussed … Read more…

correction re/911 video

2006-03-11 Richard Moore It turns out there is a pause button, and more, at the bottom of the Google window. I stopped my download given this new discovery. rkm the URL again: http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=-8260059923762628848

weekend readers dialog

2006-03-11 Richard Moore Friends, Before I share the comments you have sent in recently, let me give the URL of the best-produced 911 video I’ve seen so far – http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=-8260059923762628848 (by Loose Change). It’s an hour and a half long, as a Google video, with no pause button. You can also download it, which I’m … Read more…

Harmonization: Unlikely Alliance Takes on School Conflict

2006-03-10 Richard Moore The accord comes from the very people who are typically the ones fighting – conservative Christians, who decry homosexuality as a sinful choice, and gay and lesbian leaders, who say many students are bullied at school just for being themselves. ——————————————————– From: Larry Tesler To: •••@••.••• Subject: Yahoo! News Story – Unlikely … Read more…

Free facilitation training – San Francisco – April 10-11

2006-03-09 Richard Moore ——————————————————– From: NCDD Discussion – Sandy Heierbacher <•••@••.•••> Subject: FW: Free facilitation workshop in San Francisco Organization: National Coalition for Dialogue & Deliberation Tom Atlee just forwarded this announcement to me about a free 2-day workshop on group facilitation in San Francisco. The workshop is taught by Sam Kaner, and will be … Read more…

Will there be a book tour??

2006-03-06 Richard Moore ——————————————————– Date: Sun, 5 Mar 2006 21:28:54 -0800 To: •••@••.••• From: Molly Morgan Dear Richard – I have not had a chance to check out the revisions to the website yet, but I have finished the book and really loved it. Based on your last message I am not sure whether you … Read more…

Are humans competitive and aggressive?

2006-02-26 Richard Moore Friends, I’ve been having a dialog with a fellow about about human nature. He’s been expressing the common notion that human nature is the cause of warfare, destructive competition, etc. etc. He makes the usual arguments, interpreting Darwin’s results as showing that we live in a dog-eat-dog competitive world. Below, I’d like … Read more…

Please see: website updates!

2006-02-20 Richard Moore Friends, Chris and I have made major improvements to our websites. http://cyberjournal.org – slight reformatting, and link to the ETM page. http://EscapingTheMatrix.org – now has reviews and live bibliography. cheers, rkm

some comments on world events

2006-02-16 Richard Moore There can be little doubt that a nuclear attack on Iran is coming soon. Bush said recently that this option would be necessary if “diplomatic efforts fail”. As in Yugoslavia, and Iraq, the US has deliberately done what is necessary to guarantee that diplomatic efforts fail, so as to facilitate an attack. … Read more…

report from rkm

2006-02-15 Richard Moore Friends, Most of my time these days is devoted to promoting the book, building a book website, and setting up some related blogs. I haven’t had much time to deal with current affairs, Iran, racist cartoons, etc. I’ll send out some comments in another posting today. Our list archives are now up … Read more…

Latest from Special Counsel Fitzgerald…

2006-02-10 Richard Moore If Fitzgerald is the tortoise and Bush the hare, let’s hope Aesop was right… http://www.usdoj.gov/usao/iln/osc/index.html “Today the Court of Appeals affirmed that reporters do not have a First Amendment privilege to refuse to comply with a grand jury subpoena issued in good faith. The Court was clear that this has been the … Read more…

SECOND CONFERENCE ON DEMOCRACY IN AMERICA

2006-02-09 Richard Moore Friends, Before starting on my recent book, I went on a visiting tour up the West Coast from San Francisco. That was a pivotal tour for me, learning important things from Tom Atlee, Rosa Zubizarreta, Tree Bresson, Jim Rough, and others. It was what I learned in those visits that provided the … Read more…

re: Korten : “The Great Turning”

2006-02-04 Richard Moore ——————————————————– From: JFadiman Date: Fri, 3 Feb 2006 16:35:25 EST Subject: Re: Korten : “The Great Turning” – book announcement To: •••@••.••• clearly, a fellow traveller. good luck to you both. ——————————————————– Date: Fri, 3 Feb 2006 16:06:40 -0800 (PST) From: natalie omara Subject: Re: Korten : “The Great Turning” – book … Read more…

website changes & book progress

2006-02-02 Richard Moore Friends, Our website (http://cyberjournal.org) has been updated and now features the new book. Several reviews are now in progress and I’ve got lots more leads to follow up on. But please don’t hesitate to send in additional suggestions. Many of you have already ordered a copy, and of course I urge all … Read more…

Chavez speech to WSF in Caracas

2006-01-31 Richard Moore ——————————————————– Date: Mon, 30 Jan 2006 09:56:00 +1100 From: glparramatta <•••@••.•••> To: <•••@••.•••> Subject: GLW: Chavez speech to WSF in Caracas http://www.greenleft.org.au/back/2006/654/654p15.htm Jim McIlroy & Chris Kerr, Caracas Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez proclaimed “socialism or death” in finishing his rousing speech to a rally of around 10,000 people at the Polihedro Stadium … Read more…

Carol Brouillet and the 911 Truth Movement

2006-01-30 Richard Moore ———————————————— “Behind Every Terrorist is a Bush” (DVD documentary) Edited by Ken Jenkins. Produced by Carol Brouillet and the Northern California 9-11 Truth Alliance. VHS video available and DVD (DVD includes bonus documentary on the San Francisco International Inquiry into 9-11, March 2004, 28 minutes), Specify video or DVD, send $20 to … Read more…

re: Bill Blum, C-Span & bin Laden

2006-01-28 Richard Moore Friends, Evidently, Bill is being featured on C-Span due to his recent notoriety arising from a mention in an alleged “bin Laden” video. (I feel ‘connected to events’, as Bill spent a weekend once down here in Wexford, where he gave a talk to some of my friends in town.) One struggles … Read more…