Category Archives: Media

Antidotes to bombardment

  by Kathie MM The corporate media assaults us with one awful story after another. Hate crimes, racist incidents, violence against women, attacks on immigrants, loss of health care, chaotic governments, threats of fascism and terrorism. Sometimes it’s hard not … Continue reading

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The Power of Tyranny, the Tyranny of Power

By Kathie MM and Anthony J. Marsella To begin our new series on Torture, Tyranny, and Terrorizing, Dr. Anthony Marsella shared his perspectives on torture , highlighting the many forms that torture can take, ranging from child abuse through slavery … Continue reading

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Promoting the Joker? The media and gun violence

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by Sarah Mensch In my series for engaging peace, I have explored the possibility that the media, particularly films, can provide models for gun violence that may lead to copycat crimes. For today’s post, I analyzed The Dark Knight, a … Continue reading

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Addressing Fractionation: Principles for Arbitrating the “Common Good”

By Anthony J. Marsella, Ph.D. – TRANSCEND Media Service Introduction 1. Fractionation There is an urgent need for healing the divisive separation of people, societies, and nations. A continuation of the present intentional and unintentional “fractionation” forebodes a tragic future. … Continue reading

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