Saturday, October 31, 2020

Tag: Brian Williams

Big Lies, Little Lies and the Punishment of Brian Williams

Williams is in the public dock for telling a false story about his experiences covering the American invasion of Iraq; the disclosure humiliated him, his colleagues and his network when exposed. Is his punishment excessive, or does it fit the crime?

Williams Incident: Reagan and Bush Lied About Military Records but Got...

Many conservatives are currently criticizing NBC nightly news anchor Brian Williams for embellishing an experience he had at the beginning of the Iraq War. These same conservatives, however, continue idolizing Ronald Reagan and George W. Bush who “embellished” a lot of stories in wartime.

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The stock market is not the economy

The next time you hear someone say the stock market is a reflection of the economy, tell them that’s rubbish! The real economy is jobs and wages.

Right wing populism: The politics of imagined enemies and personal grievance

A key part of this politics of personal complaint has been the dismissal, especially by the current occupant of the White House, of news outlets that criticize him or point out his lies as ‘fake news’.

Why I’m voting Green in 2020

We need to vote for candidates who represent and are part of the popular movements so we advance the causes of economic, racial and environmental justice.

To end this madness: Vote, and vote as if your very survival depended on...

In the past when American faced monumental problems it had leaders and citizens who stood up and responded in various ways to help the country overcome them.