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Monday, October 20, 2003      
  Amusing Ourselves to Death: Public Discourse in the Age of Show Business Neil Postman's exploration of the possibility that "Huxley, not Orwell, was right." A Propaganda Bibliography
Sunday, October 12, 2003      
  Imagining Big Numbers Newly discovered web sites to help your students picture big numbers How big is a billion?
Saturday, October 4, 2003      
  Propaganda Works! If you have any doubts about the effectiveness of propaganda, you must look at this page. At War with Iraq: the Propaganda Battles
Wednesday, October 1, 2003      
  How Much Do You Owe? statistics update Interesting Numbers
Thursday, September 18, 2003      
  The Global Rich List Help your students put wealth into perspective. Internet Sites with Interesting Numbers
Friday, September 12, 2003      
  What Can $87 Billion Buy? A report from TomPaine.com on what the US might forego in order to fund George W. Bush's latest request for additional Iraqi war money. How big is a billion?
Sunday, August 31, 2003      
  The Perfect Storm?: the American Media and Iraq The American media’s coverage of the 2003 Iraq war reinforces the pattern established in the wake of 9/11: a combination of intimidation, collusion, inattention, and ethnocentrism. At War with Iraq: the Propaganda Battles
Monday, August 18, 2003      
  the Supreme Court's Greatest Hits MP3 files of oral arguments before the Supreme Court of the U.S. Government
Saturday, July 26, 2003      
  Weapons of Mass Deception a new book subtitled The Uses of Propaganda in Bush's War on Iraq by Sheldon Rampton and John Stauber (2003)

You can read an excerpt here.

At War with Iraq: the Propaganda Battles
Friday, July 25, 2003      
  Fibonnaci Numbers and Nature This is an absolutely stunning site. Internet Sites with Interesting Numbers
  The Divine Proportion At one time, mathematics and philosophy were one.  Here is an attempt to reunite them. Internet Sites with Interesting Numbers
Sunday, July 20, 2003      
  The estimate in the box below is calculated from a formula provided by Costofwar.com
 
At War with Iraq: the Propaganda Battles
Tuesday, July 1, 2003      
  How Much Do You Owe? statistics update Interesting Numbers
Wednesday, May 28, 2003      
  The White House Propaganda Machine This is an excellent "behind-the-scenes" look at the extent to which the current White House goes in its effort to manipulate the image we see of George W. Bush. Propaganda resources on the Web
  The Futures of Food Michael Pollan's brilliant look at how our idea of what food will be like in the future has changed over the past 40 years. What's That?!
  What a War Can Buy Canadian Jeremy Ross looks at alternative ways $75 billion spent on making war against Iraq could be used. How big is a billion?
  What the Bush tax cut could have bought This is a Salon.com article describing how that $330 billion might have been used to meet pressing social needs. How big is a billion?
Friday, April 25, 2003      
  At War with Iraq: the Propaganda Battles Use propaganda from the most recent Gulf War as teaching tools. Propaganda in the Classroom
Friday, April 18, 2003      
  Numbers at War statistics update Propaganda in the Classroom
Monday, March 31, 2003      
  Speeches from Gulf War II This set of links to speeches by political leaders representing various perspectives on the conflict will give your students the opportunity to examine propaganda in action. Propaganda resources on the Web
Thursday, February 27, 2003      
  Is Seeing Believing? This page (from The Media Literacy Clearinghouse) presents a fine collection of links to information concerning digital manipulation of news photos. What's Wrong With This Picture?
Monday, February 24, 2003      
  the Fake or Foto challenge How good are you (or your students) at spotting digitally manipulated photographs? What's Wrong With This Picture?
Wednesday, January 22, 2003      
  The Unseen Gulf War This online presentation of Peter Turnley's photographs from the 1991 Gulf War shows the true face of war in the age of "smart" weapons and "bloodless" campaigns. Faces of the Enemy
Thursday, January 2, 2003      
  How Much Do You Owe? statistics update Interesting Numbers

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