Friday, May 20, 2022

What The Media Should Know About Gun Background Checks

Although the details of the plan have not yet been released, several outlets are reporting that the Obama administration will address what is known as the “gun show loophole” or “private sales loophole.”
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Chris Hedges and Wallace Shawn on politics, playwriting and power

The two discuss experiences working in other countries and how those experiences led them, as Hedges puts it, to “grapple with the reality of empire.”

Can social movements realign America’s political parties to win big change?

Groups such as Sunrise and Justice Democrats are reviving the old idea of realignment, with hopes of provoking new political transformations.

The most enduring media cover up

Alison Weir, journalist and founder of If Americans Knew is a very clear thinker on the issue of Palestine-Israel and provides the data and language we need to speak to a propagandized population.

Seattle ends crucial indigenous youth program

Every youth that regularly attended Clear Sky graduated from high school, yet the district wants to end the program anyway.

2017: The Year that brought on the Resistance

2017 was certainly not the year that I thought it was going to be.

Demanding House vote on net neutrality, open internet defenders gear up for nationwide day...

"The overwhelming majority of Americans understand that strong net neutrality rules are the prerequisite for an open and citizen-friendly internet."

Why is there increasing poverty in America?

We pretend that we are a fair and equal culture. And yet we let rampant greed take over.

Fox contributor and former Trump top staffer David Bossie tells Black guest Joel Payne...

Bossie later said that he "should have chosen my words more carefully."
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The fight for Hampshire College: How one school’s financial calamity exposes a crisis in...

In January, Hampshire College President Miriam Nelson announced the board of trustees and senior administrators would seek to merge the school with a “strategic partner.”