Re: Government at war with citizens
Tue, 26 Aug 1997 15:49:04 -0400 (EDT) wrote:

> Media monopoly seems to be a global phenomena.
> The avenue of practical response seems to be:
> Intelligent use of the internet - Are there any with a journalist
> interested in compiling a factual, growing database of these kind of
> events that the nation states don't want people to know about? Noam
> Chomsky has been doing this for years in publishing and film making.

I think media coverage of this kind benefits governments (especially the US
government). It gives people hope, "if we could just stop the government
shooting kids in Mexico, everything would be okay" and stops them from seeing
the bigger picture (ie you're getting screwed).