Friday, February 22, 2019

The Great Forgetting

America’s refusal to fund and sustain its intellectual and cultural heritage has come with an enormous cost. We are now paying the bill.

Donald Trump’s Ajit (Pai)-prop

President Trump knows how to use the mass media, and social media, to manipulate public opinion and sway voters.

Musical “Zuccotti Park” Brings Economic Justice to New York International Fringe Festival

"Easily the liveliest of the productions, 'Zuccotti Park' follows the Occupy movement in its early inception and the many narratives that echo a 'People work their ass off and cannot pay the rent' refrain."
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Meet Victorina Morales, an undocumented immigrant who spent five years as Trump’s housekeeper

We speak with an undocumented housekeeper from Guatemala named Victorina Morales, who helped expose what was happening on the Trump properties by speaking on the record to The New York Times.

BREAKING: Active shooter at YouTube headquarters in California

San Bruno police have confirmed there is an active shooter and have warned the public to avoid the area.
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‘Untouchable:’ Women testify to Harvey Weinstein’s decades of sexual abuse in powerful new film

The film “Untouchable” takes on Harvey Weinstein’s decades of predatory behavior and the system that allowed it to happen, through the stories of survivors of his abuse, from his time as a young music promoter in Buffalo in the 1970s all the way until a series of investigations toppled Weinstein in 2017.

Wildfires are essential: The Forest Service embraces a tribal tradition

The Karuk were once denied the right to practice an ancient tradition. Now scientific and resource management circles are seeing the merits of controlled burning.

MLK Day special: Rediscovered 1964 King speech on civil rights, segregation & apartheid South...

As the nation marks 90 years since the birth of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., we air a rediscovered speech he delivered on December 7, 1964.

Progressive Briefing for Friday, September 28

Bar association calls for FBI probe into Kavanaugh, GOP governors call for delay in Kavanaugh vote, women react to Christine Blasey Ford's testimony, and more.