Monday, January 25, 2021

Tag: CNN

It’s crucial to distinguish between can’t and won’t—with a million lives...

It’s not a law of microbiology that requires that we allow the coronavirus to infect hundreds of millions of people, but a choice made by governments.

‘CNN is truly a terrible influence on this country’: Democratic debate...

“This is an unusually vile performance by CNN,” tweeted Rolling Stone contributing editor Matt Taibbi.

The big loser in the Iowa debate? CNN’s reputation

One really does get the impression that if CNN were holding a debate on the Titanic, the first question would literally be about rearranging the deck chairs.

CNN’s Sanders hit piece doesn’t pass the smell test

Sanders is clearly alarming powerful elements of America’s ruling elite.

Watch: Bernie Sanders talks about the 2020 election’s most important policy...

"Am I going to demand that the wealthy and large corporations start paying their fair share of taxes? Damn right I will."

Authoritarian: Sanders describes Trump after the administration attacks the free press

"Trump describes the free media as an "enemy of the people"; attacks leaders of democratic countries while cozying up to authoritarian nations; and now uses his influence to try to stop the counting of votes in FL and GA."

Warning of ‘dangerous chilling’ of Free Press, CNN sues Trump for...

Defenders of free expression and members of the media denounced the president's move as a "clear attack on the First Amendment."

Trump blames media for inciting ‘anger’ after bombs sent to CNN...

All of the targets have been vilified by President Trump in the past.

Progressive Briefing for Tuesday, August 21

Microplastics in beer, CNN "fact check" on Medicare for All is bogus, ZInke caught red handed trying to sell off public lands, and more.

Medicare for All fact check from hell persists as Sanders rebukes...

"The question that must be asked is why would the corporate media put their blind faith in a far right-wing economist whose past reports have been so thoroughly discredited by mainstream economists and experts?"

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Keystone XL pipeline canceled. Here’s what it means for the future fight against fossil...

“Rescinding KXL’s permit is a promising early signal that the new administration is listening to our concerns and will take issues of climate and Indigenous justice seriously. We have to insist that it not stop there.”

The Leadership Institute: Conservative PR school

Trumpism, most unfortunately, is still with us—as is The Leadership Institute with its arch right-wing operation, now extending globally.

‘Treasonous’ Patriots? Defunct exceptionalism? Inverse MAGA? The right smash-mouths its own perfidy

A cult of empty-headed, arm-waving stunts, as with the "rigged" election, is in the end no more than absurdist tomfoolery.

Virginia police officers suspended without pay for joining Capitol riots

The penalty for the misdemeanor is up to a year in jail. The penalty for the petty offense is up to six months in jail.

‘We’ve let the worst happen’: Reflecting on 400,000 dead

Eight months later, with 300,000 additional American lives lost and the chaotic distribution of the vaccine underway, Caroline Chen, health care reporter, shares her thoughts on where we are and what happens next.