Saturday, August 24, 2019

Climb down from the summit of hostile propaganda

The lives – and even existence – of future generations are at stake in the relationship between Washington and Moscow.

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.

SeaWorld to open new park – killer whales not included

The company’s Abu Dhabi attraction is set to debut in 2020 and will use virtual reality to depict marine life, not live orcas.
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A threat to global democracy: How Facebook & surveillance capitalism empower authoritarianism

This is just the latest in a string of controversies surrounding Facebook’s unprecedented influence on democracy in the United States and around the world.
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Exclusive: WikiLeaks lawyer warns U.S. charges against Assange endanger press freedom worldwide

It’s unclear what charges may be brought against Assange; the Justice Department has previously considered prosecuting him over his role in the release of hacked DNC emails.
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Alabama passes near total ban on abortion as part of ‘Stealth Campaign’ to overturn...

Architects behind the legislation want to use it to challenge Roe v. Wade, which recognizes the constitutional right to an abortion.

The Most Important Campaign Speech: Bernie on the Banks

The most important campaign speech this political season broken down piece by piece.

What’s Left of the Left?

If progressives can't gain ground during today's hard times, full of disasters at home and abroad, then when? If progressives don't gain when the right lurches between disgrace and farce, gloating with lies that scandalize reality, then when? Bright spots surface, but what notable change, especially on income distribution, speaks to unified progressive activism?

Progressive Briefing for Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Farmers need a $12 billion bailout to offset Trump's tariffs, Ivanka Trump dumps fashion brand, new emails show the lies of Sarah Sanders, and more.
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Tina Fey Returns to SNL as Sarah Palin to Endorse Donald Trump

Tina Fey returned to portray former Alaska governor Sarah Palin in a skip making fun of Palin's recent endorsement of Donald Trump.