Posts Tagged ‘Al Gore’

Video : What is Nation Building?

Christiane Amanpour posed the question of whether or not the United States should engage in a nation-building plan in Haiti on her Twitter account. The comments on her Blog entry continue in the same vein of past nation-building discussions. With the current state of the U.S. economy many wonder what the economic benefit to the […]

The Green Revolution is About More Than Twitter

In ‘Spinning the War: Political Communications, Information Operations and Public Diplomacy in the War on Terrorism’, Robin Brown refers to a quote from Karl Von Clausewitz that perfectly embodies both the Brown and Kai Hafez (“International Reporting”) pieces on global media “War is nothing more than the continuation of politics“. As both pieces prove, much […]

Video : Madonna Shows Footage of Iranian Election Protests in Concert

Yes, she really did just compare Michael Moore to Al Gore, the Dalai Lama, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Mother Theresa, and the protesters on the streets of Iran: Madonna “where‘s my vote” [Twitter]

Yahoo! Music : Grammys Exist in Bubble

I didn’t actually watch the entire telecast all the way through because I have come to learn that award shows are never worth their hype, but Yahoo! Music makes an interesting observation about the lack of commentary at a gathering of musical artists during one of the worst economic downturns in the history of the […]

What the Hell Happened? Esquire’s Timeline of Bush Years

Tonight, George W. Bush made his final address to the nation and to commemorate that occasion Esquire magazine has put together a timeline of the major events of the last 8 years: 2000 December 13: The U.S. Supreme Court stops the Florida recount, handing the presidency to George W. Bush. The Dow closes at 10,794. […]