Archive for the ‘Propaganda’ Category

Why We Fight: The Nazis Strike

Saturday, May 21st, 2011

This film shows Hitler’s rise to power. Preparations for war are shown along with Germany’s bloodless conquest of Austria and Czechoslovakia. When the blitzkrieg rolls into Poland, the curtains rises on World War II in Europe. Found at YouTube from PoathJunction.

Why We Fight: Prelude To War

Monday, April 25th, 2011

This episode of Why We Fight: Prelude To War covers the events leading up to World War II. It shows the development of fascism in Italy, Germany and Japan, along with the beginning of Japanese aggression in China. Found at YouTube from PoathJunction.

BP Blocking Media Access To New Orleans Beaches

Sunday, June 13th, 2010

New Orleans TV station WDSU TV tries to interview BP workers on the beaches but are blocked from doing so by private security guards contracted by British Petroleum. Since when does a foreign company have the power and authority to censor United States media? Found at YouTube from fal2grace.

Propaganda Techniques: A 1950s Era Educational Film

Sunday, October 25th, 2009

A fascinating vintage educational video about the techniques of propaganda, made in the in the late 1940s or early 1950s. Found at YouTube from weirdovideos.

Big Bird Is A Birther, Calls Out Michelle Obama

Friday, October 9th, 2009

Big Bird and his Birther brethren call BS on Michelle Obama. Found at CollegeHumor.

Timelapse Tiananmen Square

Friday, October 2nd, 2009

The parade in Tiananmen Square to mark the 60th anniversary of the People’s Republic of China – as seen in timelapse and slow-motion. Found at Vimeo from Dan Chung.