Author Archives: dissentolution55

Globalization as a justification for domination?

The events unfolded at the 3rd summit of the Americas is more reminiscent of a war zone, rather than the intended peaceful protests. In a lot of instances, transgressive actions were mistaken for provocative actions, leading police to deploy repressive and dominating tactics using less than lethal force, such as tear gas, rubber bullets, pepper […]

Mass Media’s Hidden Agenda in the Coverage of Summit of the Americas

It is worth acknowledging that ordinary citizens get the vast majority of their conventional news from mass media. Whether it’s true or not, the citizen’s dependence on mass media does not decline and leads them to believe the stories that are reported as substantially viable. Four of the six news articles, from across Canada, used […]

3rd Summit of the Americas, 2001

In the course of April 20-22nd, Quebec city, Quebec, hosted the 3rd annual Summit of the Americas. Previous summit appearances were held in Miami and Santiago. A total of thirty-four states were involved from North and South America, excluding Fidel Castro’s Cuba. The function of this summit was to discuss various issues affecting millions of […]