Presswatch

PressWatch is a weekly counterpropaganda and Left opinion program hosted by Theresa Mitchell; expect analysis, alternative news, humor, and transgender politics.  

 

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boycott colonialism

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Presswatch
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Thu, 07/17/2014 - 9:00am - 9:30am
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thoughtcrime and the news you're not supposed to know

Press**Watch: Boycott, Divest, and Sanction racist militarism: Honor Jews by demanding the best of Israel.  Hear the news you're not supposed to know....

PressWatch: The news you're not supposed to knowh

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Presswatch
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Thu, 07/10/2014 - 9:00am - 9:30am
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polemics

Why can't the US help child refugees?  --and other questions on the news you're not supposed to know....

PressWatch: Anarcho-socialism versus climate change

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Presswatch
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Thu, 07/03/2014 - 9:00am - 9:30am
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counterpropaganda and left opinion

PressWatch: Anarcho-socialism versus climate change, and the news you're not supposed to know.

PressWatch

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Presswatch
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Thu, 06/26/2014 - 9:00am - 10:00am
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news you're not suposed to know

A one-hour PressWatch....neither Nigeria's war nor Ukraine's war nor Iraq's war are what they seem.  Should we expect a false flag and a global conflagration?  Meanwhile Ebola is spreading towards airports.... And more of the news you're not supposed to know.

PressWatch: News you're not supposed to know

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Presswatch
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Thu, 06/19/2014 - 9:00am - 9:30am
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PressWatch: the news you're not supposed to know

PressWatch:  The excuse for the latest murder-fest in Iraq will rest atop an Eiffel Tower of lies.  Also: What is happening to squid, whales, anchovies, pelicans, anemones, and sea stars on the West Coast?  --and more of the news you're not supposed to know.

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Corporate Right fights Occupy Wall Street with smear campaign

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Presswatch
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Thu, 10/20/2011

Theresa Mitchell with "the news you're not supposed to know" -- Occupy Wall Street facing anti-semitic smear campaign by Corporate Right.  Other Occupy news, also, unacceptable radiation levels found in Japanese sea food--where is the testing?  Derivative bomb about to hit. 

The Occupy Movement -- People Power vs. Hypocrisy!

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Thu, 10/13/2011

Theresa Mitchell with the "news you're not supposed to know" examines the hypocrisy in criticisms of the Occupy Movement, and the real power being expressed by the movement.  Plus, latest on increasing radiation around Fukushima.

Occupy Wall Street! Occupy Portland! Do Something!

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Presswatch
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Thu, 09/29/2011

Theresa Mitchell with the news you're not supposed to know.  This week Theresa is inspired by "Occupy Wall Street!"   Also, new oil sheen in Gulf of Mexico -- oil leaking from giant cracks from BP disaster?

Queen of the United States

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Presswatch
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Thu, 09/22/2011

Presswatch host Theresa Mitchell tells what she would do if she were queen of the United States.  Plus, "Occupy Wall Street" updates, headlines and listener calls.

  • Length: 28:39 minutes (26.23 MB)
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Democracy Movement comes to U.S.

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Presswatch
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Thu, 09/15/2011

Theresa Mitchell with the "news you're not supposed to know." New tar balls in Gulf. BP now "the boss" there.  Media under-reports severity of Fukushima--nuclear disaster is ongoing. We need to take measures to take care of ourselves. U.S. records highest poverty rate ever.   Made possible by the rich paying off our politicians. Depression is permananent unless we overthrow billionaire rule. BUT democracy is breaking out, all over!

Fukushima--what are we all breathing now? And 9/11--what really happened?

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Presswatch
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Thu, 09/08/2011

September 8, 2011 Presswatch: Theresa Mitchell with the news you're not supposed to know.  Heated oceans -- largest migration of marine species in 2 million years.  Update on the atmospheric radiactive strontium and cesium from Fukushima. Reflections on 9/11 and what really happened? Who's lying? An AWOL chain of command put Dick Cheney in charge that day.  What was he doing?

Would you be content with just $10 million? How about a wealth cap!

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Presswatch
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Thu, 09/01/2011

 Theresa Mitchell with the news you're not supposed to know takes a deeper look at the nuclear crisis at Fukishima. Radioactive steam from cracks under the ground are suggesting major earthquake damage. The molten core is still fissioning--getting hotter--suggesting a "China Syndrome." The equivalent of 158 hiroshima bombs of cesium have been released. Theresa also takes a look at creating a solidarity movement here in Portland and putting the tiny minority of the super rich on notice that we've had enough, we're not going to be exploited any more.  A cap on wealth -- ten million max!  How would that work?

Earthquakes on the East Coast? What about all those nuclear power plants?

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Presswatch
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Sun, 08/28/2011

Theresa Mitchell with the "news you're not supposed to know" looks at the climate, earthquake & nuclear power safety in U.S., and more.

Re-entry after facial feminization surgery

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Presswatch
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Thu, 08/18/2011

 Theresa Mitchell with the "news you're not supposed to know" talks abouther experience after her trip to Argentina to get facial feminization surgery to ease her life as a transgender person.

Presswatch 7/14/2011

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Presswatch
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Thu, 07/14/2011

Host Theresa Mitchell discusses Fukushima as well as the raising of the US debt limit.

  • Length: 26:21 minutes (36.19 MB)
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The best program on the airwaves.

We need more programs like this.  Theresa, you are fantastic!

a new story idea!

How about a story about Theresa Mitchel's suggestion on Indymedia that a person with a military background should not be protected from harassment?

 

03-25-10

Gald you are back.  Tell it like it is sister!

One Love

Michelle

Virus researcher live next week on PressWatch

The creator of recombinomics.com, internationally reknowned virus researcher Dr. Henry Niman, will be interviewed August 13th on PressWatch at 9AM. Call in with your comments.

Don't Inject Me (the Swine Flu Vaccine Song) by the Health Range

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EiXmw5a9kiM

 

Michio Kaku at http://kboo.fm/node/13358

It was a blast getting to meet Michio Kaku, the co-founder of String Theory. The man is a titan, not because he's eclipsing Hawking's and Sagan's video legacy, but because he's constantly contributing to the cutting edge of theoretical physics. One of the first (off-air) things I asked him was whether he was the exercising sort, because I couldn't figure out how he did so many things without collapsing from exhaustion--he's been on book tour for a month now, has another month to go, he's being filmed for a new 12-part series based on his book Physics of the Impossible--and he seemed quite poised. But he says he's not an exerciser, although he likes to figure-skate (!!).

Well, when conducting the interview on air, I figured it out. At one point in the audio ( http://kboo.fm/node/13358 ) you can hear him say the phrase "like this phone interview." But he was right in front of me. I noticed then that his eyes drifted to his right while he was expounding, and his left eye had an occasional rapid dance to it. He was working on his theory as he responded to my questions! I think he was probably developing mathematical solutions--just a feeling. But it was clear that he could meta-multi-task. I mean, I had his attention, it's just that he had SO MUCH MORE BRAINPOWER to work with, that he could have a lively conversation with me, and do some intellectual heavy lifting at the same time. Damn.

Theresa

well waddaya know

Theresa Mitchell

Thursday's audio: http://kboo.fm/node/6089

Friday, February 29, 2008
a lovely day for revolution

Years after left commentators (like myself) began pointing out that we had a million people in prison--no, two million--no, more than any other country in history--no, two-point-two million--it's come out that one in a hundred persons is actually behind bars in this massive prison state:

http://rawstory.com//printstory.php?story=9483

What's left to say? If punishment stopped drug use, it would have ended in the Seventies, and if capitalism were the ultimate system, it would not be constantly associated with crime. I maintain that a capitalist society deserves crime--especially a cruel capitalist nutcase society like this one, in which people must rob banks to pay for their young children's cancer treatments. Well, no one can argue now that we aren't getting what we deserve! One in a hundred--incredible! Nearly three million completely chained and enslaved!

This is not enough for the police-state mentality, which also wants to criminalize dissent. Dig this:

"DEVICE WILL HELP SAN JOSE CONTROL LOUD CROWDS

By Sean Webby

San Jose Mercury News (2/25/08)

Think louder than a jet engine. Think the front row of a Metallica concert. Think of the piercing scream of a smoke alarm - inches from your ear.

Now, imagine a bad guy, holed up with hostages, refusing to budge, surrounded by sharp-shooters and anxious neighbors. [notice how the discussion is immediately drawn to scary criminals rather than to the demonstrators this will be used on--tm]
Instead of bullets, San Jose police can blast him with the latest in high-tech cop gadgetry: a dish-shaped, sonic weapon.
This ear-splitting, mind-blowing device is growing in popularity around the globe, used by soldiers flushing terrorists out of caves in Afghanistan to cruise ships scaring off pirates in the sea off Somalia.
So why did San Jose plunk down $27,000 in state grant money for its own Long Range Acoustic Device?
Police say it will be used mostly as a high-grade sound system to clearly amplify a police officer's order at great distances. But it can also be used as another of the department's "less-lethal" weapons, along with Tasers and 40mm projectile guns.

....[more at san jose mercury news]
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Of course, LRAD is not just a loudspeaker, but a focused sound device that can torture an individual in a crowd or make her think the voice of God or demons or whatever is speaking only to her.

Our mental conditioning towards fascist collaboration is at an advanced stage. I had to attend a training class for security and safety on my job—I drive a municipal bus—and in stead of teaching us how to deal with the inevitable strong earthquake for this region, or how to manage after strong storms, we were shown pictures of bombs and told to sweep the bus after every trip. We were told about the appearance of weaponized anthrax, and warned to call if someone left their backpack on the bus.

I was furious at this blatant fearmongering and risked my job speaking out against it at the meeting. The response was interesting; it was as if I could not be heard. I was ignored studiously, as if I were the voice of Satan. “Anthrax?” I jeered, “there’s no anthrax.” And indeed the only weaponized anthrax available, Ft. Detrick’s special de-staticized powder, was unlikely to re-appear considering that Lt. Col Philip Zack is out of the country. But we were to pretend that the stuff could appear at any time, and we’re expected to help create a a hysteria, the next time someone spills their flour or Coffee-Mate or whatever.

If there were any truth to the post-9/11 fearmongering, one might expect some furious defense from the instructor of the class when I raised objections. But there is of course no reason to do all the ridiculous things we do in the name of security, because the threat is far less significant than the threat of car accidents, smoking-related disease and deaths, alcohol-related injury and deaths, and deaths from poor nutrition. Compare the numbers of deaths in the US over the past ten years, add in death and injury from crime, and the ratio is staggering. Terrorism is not a statistically significant problem in the US. The only reason to undertake all of these ridiculous measures is to keep the population fearful and under control. And it’s worked beautifully. I refused to let some poor shmo put his gasoline-powered scooter on the bus, because of course the potential gas spill could injure dozens. He was too dim to understand, and felt persecuted, but there was nothing I could do; as I drove away, another Einstein commented that it was a good thing I had not allowed the man on, because ‘he could be a terrorist and might have wanted to blow us up.’ I don’t blame people with mental disabilities for their condition; it’s shocking to think on, but nonetheless true, that half the population, by definition, has an IQ in the double digits. I blame vicious demagogues for taking advantage of them. And as the neocon demagogues know, there is a strong intimidation factor to a blatantly false idea, when it is repeated as gospel by the masses of weak-minded, politically uneducated people.

Don't let it stand. Say something.

Well Waddaya Know

Thank you for writing this article. It is such a shame that the American people can be suckered into believing anything. The chances of a person being killed by a terrorist in the United States is 1 in 100,000. The chances of someone being killed by disease, car accidents, suicide, pollution is 1 in the 1000+. It is all political hype to get people to support Bush and make him and the oil companies that he represents richer. He cares nothing about the American people or how many of us he sends over to fight and die for his war. Thank you again for writing this and hopefully the American people will read it and actually open their eyes to what is happening in the USA!

 

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