Saturday, April 4, 2020

27 U.S. Governors Refuse to Accept Refugees Fleeing Violence in Syria

In the wake of Friday’s attacks in Paris, governors of at least 27 U.S. states have said they will not accept Syrian refugees. Hear the reaction from Roula Allouch, national board chair of the Council on American-Islamic Relations.

Muslim Activist in Paris Condemns Attacks, Rising Islamophobia

Reports of Islamophobia have already emerged following the Paris attacks, and fears of attacks on Muslims in Paris have risen.

Silence Please

In our competitive, loud world, silence is all too often regarded negatively and seen as something uncomfortable to be avoided, but can it be that silence is the key to harmony within our sociopolitical environment?

Video: Everybody Has the Right to Healthcare

Nobel Prize-winning economist Joseph Stiglitz talks about presidential contenders, and whether or not everyone has a basic right to healthcare.

Why the Washington Post’s Attack on Bernie Sanders is Bunk

Washington Post’s David Fahrenthold says as President Sanders couldn’t get any of his ideas implemented anyway because Congress would reject them. But if Bernie Sanders is elected president, American politics will have been altered, reducing the moneyed interests’ chokehold over the public agenda.

VIDEO: Fracture: Joy-Ann Reid on Obama, the Clintons and the Racial Divide

In her new book, Joy-Ann Reid looks at the history of race relations in the U.S. She discusses the political shifts in the Democratic Party and the relationship between the Clintons and Obama on Democracy Now.

Four Reasons Why the Wall Street Journal’s Attack on Bernie Is Bogus

The Wall Street Journal recently dumped on Bernie Sanders' expansion of government based on misinformation and distortion. Now, Robert Reich is responding to the recent article by spreading the truth.

You Can’t Trust the (Corporate) Press

From operation mockingbird to wars based on official lies, you can't trust the corporate press. Democracy will only flourish when "the press can decide whether to print what it knows.”

Vendetta or Paranoia? The ‘Times,’ the ‘Beast’ and the Clintons

It's time to discuss the New York Times and the Clintons. Is it wrong to skew the discussion of alleged Times bias against the Clintons as Pulitzer-winning Times editors and staffers versus "diehard Clinton loyalists" and "allies?"

VIDEO: Facebook Accused of Censoring Hundreds of Prisoners by Purging Profile Pages Without Cause

With more prisoners using social media, Facebook has been accused of being too willing to delete profile pages of prisoners at the request of U.S. authorities—a growing debate among groups.