Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Pundits Across Political Spectrum Blast Trump For Declining To Disavow Support From KKK

Media are lambasting Trump for not unequivocally distancing himself from the support of white supremacists, saying his failure to do so "is disqualifying,"

Consumer Group USRTK Calls on Jon Entine to Reveal Funding, Ties to Industries He...

Jon Entine is attacking Columbia University's Journalism school for "smearing Exxon." Who is paying Entine and where do his loyalties lie?

Myths And Facts About HB 2 — The Anti-Choice Law That Could Overturn Abortion...

In covering Whole Woman's Health v. Hellerstedt, some media outlets have relied on right-wing media talking points purporting false claims. Here are the facts.
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Leonardo DiCaprio Uses Oscar Speech to Spread Awareness on Climate Change

DiCaprio, who has been nominated several times but won for the first last night, accepted the award for Best Actor for his film The Revenant.

Oscar Shoutouts Roundup

Several winners at last night's awards ceremony used their acceptance speeches to speak out on causes meaningful to them.

McDonald’s Black History Month Gambit Can’t Obscure Its Inequitable Practices

McDonald’s can blow its sizeable PR budget trying to convince its customers otherwise, but its corporate actions speak for themselves.

How Best to Train the Next Generation of Activists? Give Them Chores

Teaching kids to leave things better than they found them work not only on bedrooms and kitchens, but also on the world's bigger messes.
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How the U.S. Went Fascist: Mass Media Make Excuses for Trump Voters (Video)

When Benjamin Franklin was asked by a lady after the Constitutional Convention what sort of government the US had, he said, “A Republic, Madame, if you can keep it.” You have to wonder if we can keep it.

This Pastor Is Sleeping Outside Until His Church Accepts LGBT People

"It’s a God thing." Pastors are prohibited from officiating same-sex weddings in Michael Tupper’s denomination, the United Methodist Church (UMC), and those that do are often put on trial within the church.

Fortune Magazine Names Monsanto One Of The “World’s Most Admired Companies”

For those of you who don’t know, Monsanto is one of the wealthiest multinational corporations in the world and is also one of the most ruthless. But they have a false image of innocence.