Terrorism Scare Mongering

How Nelson Mandela Went From “Terrorist” to Nobel Peace Prize Winner

It’s easy to forget how recently this international hero was viewed as a terrorist and enemy of the state.

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Iowa Attack Ads Call Congressional Candidate “Animal Rights Extremist” for Ties to Humane Society

A political ad in Iowa attacks Christie Vilsack as an “animal rights extremist” for taking a contribution from the Humane Society.

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17 “Anarchists” According to Stock Photos

“Anarchists” are associated with bomb-throwing, molotov cocktails, violence, and more. Here are some of the worst images from stock photo websites.

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The Rhetoric of Eco-Terrorism

The power of language and framing in the age of “terrorism.”

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New Billboard Says Believing in Climate Change Makes You the Unabomber

A billboard from the Heartland Institute says believing in climate change makes you no different than the Unabomber, Fidel Castro, or Charles Manson.

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Before Direct Action Was “Eco-terrorism” It Was “Ecotage”

The history of the animal rights and environmental movements has been poorly documented by the mainstream press. The stories of these movements have overwhelmingly been ignored, and when they’ve been reported by newspapers or television networks, it has been through the lens of corporate and government officials. The best, and sometimes only, documentation of these […]

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Exposing the Corporate Campaign to Create “Eco-terrorism” (Video)

While I was on book tour, I stopped by the studio of KEXP in Seattle for “Mind Over Matters.” KEXP created a video of the interview, which focused on the specific tactics that corporations and industry groups have used to create the idea of “eco-terrorism. Thanks to Mike and the folks at KEXP for having […]

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Earth Day: “Eco-Terrorists” Crackdown (Video)

I was on The Alyona Show on Earth Day talking about my new book, and the corporate-led campaigns to target environmentalists as terrorists. We talked a bit about how Earth Day has been co-opted (a good example of this is the 10+ emails I received from PR agencies pitching new “green” products that weren’t green […]

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If Sarah Palin Were an Animal Rights Activist, She’d Have Already Been Convicted of “Terrorism”

If animal rights activists are terrorists for running a website listing “targets,” then Tea Partiers and Sarah Palin must be labeled terrorists as well.

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Why Wikileaks is Labeled a “Terrorist Organization,” and the Mainstream Press is Not

Wikileaks is a “terrorist threat” because it challenges the secrecy, control and power upon which all mainstream media outlets and authoritarian regimes depend.

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