Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Fox rewards Laura Ingraham’s unethical, immoral behavior with a presidential interview

The appearance again demonstrates both the manner in which Fox’s propagandists have been integrated into the White House’s operations and how the network’s hosts operate without ethical and moral standards.

Trump’s Mexico tariffs are about white nationalism, not trade

There’s nothing “uncontrollable” about people applying for asylum. All the U.S. has to do is meet its obligations under international law.

The ‘secret sauce’ for Southern organizing

Hometown Action’s “secret sauce” for building power to win in the Deep comes from organizing, which builds consciousness and relationships through deep conversations, which makes a difference and creates impact.

‘Workers deserve better:’ Bernie Sanders takes on Walmart

"The American people are sick and tired of subsidizing the greed of some of the largest and most profitable corporations in this country."

Victory for workers: Connecticut passes legislation raising state’s minimum wage to $15

Connecticut now joins New Jersey, Illinois and Maryland by passing a bill to raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2023.

Corporate media have second thoughts about exiling Julian Assange from journalism

Corporate media dutifully laid the groundwork for the U.S. Department of Justice’s escalating political persecution of the WikiLeaks founder, and set the stage for a renewed assault on a free and independent press by the Trump administration.

How payday lenders spent $1 million at a Trump resort – and cashed in

At the Trump Doral outside Miami, payday lenders celebrated the potential death of a rule intended to protect their customers. They couldn’t have done it without President Donald Trump and his latest deregulator, Kathleen Kraninger.

The gig is up

Gig work is making capitalism harsher.

In an unequal America, empathy, not just housing, has become too pricey

Empathy for the plight of the homeless, meanwhile, is withering away, particularly among society’s most fortunate, as the social distance between that top and the rest of society widens.

The racist roots of American policing: From slave patrols to traffic stops

The persistence of racially biased policing means that unless American policing reckons with its racist roots, it is likely to keep repeating mistakes of the past.