Saturday, December 7, 2019

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.

Fox News settles sexual harassment allegations against Bill O’Reilly

Despite the fact that Fox executives claimed that sexual harassment would no longer be tolerated following the ouster of Ailes, O’Reilly continues to host his show.

Fracking fans use intelligence report to revive baseless claim Russia funds U.S. anti-fracking movement

An alleged Putin connection had snaked its way into the talking points of volunteers working to encourage voters to nix the fracking ban proposal.

Where is father’s little helper and why is acid cool?

The path forward relies on our ability to ask the right questions, our ability to tell complicated stories, and on our ability to tolerate pain.
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Meryl Streep’s must-watch Golden Globes speech: “When the powerful use their position to bully...

“Who are we, and what is Hollywood, anyway? It’s just a bunch of people from a bunch of places."

PETA responds to death of ‘Blackfish’ orca

SeaWorld still holds 22 other orcas in captivity at its three facilities in Orlando, San Antonio, and San Diego.
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Glenn Greenwald: Mainstream U.S. media is culpable for disseminating fake & deceitful news on...

"Any story that bolsters the prevailing D.C. orthodoxy on the Russia Threat, no matter how dubious, is spread far and wide."

A political party worth joining

Bob Fest – where 10,000 Wisconsinites gathered last year in the fighting spirit of La Follette, determined to stop the corporate governor's cynical end run.

Noam Chomsky: With Trump election, we are now facing threats to the survival of...

“The threats and dangers are very real.”