From a distance

This song was very popular among the mothers for peace movement in Northern Ireland. It always baffled me that somewhere, in 1991, some PR hack decided this Julie Gold song would be a perfect anthem for attacking Iraq. It was played everywhere, and I know Nanci Griffith was baffled and disturbed by the whole thing:

Virtually Speaking Sunday

VS Sundays 6p pacific, 9p eastern – Listen live or later

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/virtuallyspeaking/2013/03/18/avedon-carol-jay-ackroyd-virtually-speaking-sundays-1

Two members of our media panel discuss developments of the week, countering the narratives of the traditional media, highlighting issues neglected or misrepresented or otherwise messed with on the Sunday morning broadcasts.

Avedon Carol writes about American politics, captured media, captured gov’t, censorship and health care.  Read Avedon’s Sideshow. Follow @Avedon_Says

VS Host and producer – and IT pro – Jay Ackroyd joins Avedon. Follow @JayAckroyd

Plus satire from Culture of Truth, author of the Bobblespeak Translations.

Links:

http://avedoncarol.blogspot.com/

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