Tuesday, July 23, 2019

A regime of austerity versus the common good

Today's Powers that Be (economic, political and media) are wrongly forcing a regime of austerity on our nation.

Meet the Two Journalists Facing Jail Time for Covering Pipeline Protests

Democracy Now! host Amy Goodman and documentarian Deia Schlosberg have been arrested for committing journalism.

Trump’s plan to neuter the white house press corps, and neuter our democracy

We’re in a new era, the reign of King Trump.

The GOP tax cuts are bad champagne for small business

But maybe, with our help, the next Congress will be up to the task of supporting small business, the real engine of growth in our economy.

Giving a pass to anti-Muslim bigotry

Islamophobia enters the government, is incorporated into the law, and becomes increasingly acceptable in America.

Progressive Briefing for Monday, October 15

DNA confirms Elizabeth Warren's ancestry, Trump says 'we won' in regards to Christine Blasey Ford, Bernie Sanders rips White House for dismissal of climate science, and more.

Facebook’s secret censorship rules protect white men from hate speech but not black children

A trove of internal documents sheds light on the algorithms that Facebook’s censors use to differentiate between hate speech and legitimate political expression.

The entropy wars

Five financial uncertainties of 2018 (so far).

‘May Day’ militancy needed to create the economy we need

On this May Day, we reflect on the history of worker power and present lessons from our past to build power for the future.
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Documenting Hate: New doc lays bare the violent white supremacy that exploded in Charlottesville

It became the biggest and deadliest white supremacist rally in the United States in decades.