Wednesday, December 7, 2022

Tag: corporate media

Sanders’ hearing on corporate greed goes unnoticed by corporate media

"The Democratic leadership has to decide what they want most—votes or more corporate campaign money to further enrich their consultants who themselves are often conflicted due to their own business clients."

How corporate media has put the American public in a state...

“[p]sychosis is a condition that affects the way your brain processes information. It causes you to lose touch with reality. You might see, hear, or believe things that aren’t real.… It can be triggered by… extreme stress or trauma.”

Western media accuse China of wanting to do what US does...

A new Cold War media blitz against China that simultaneously serves US imperialism by blessing it or denying that it exists.

How can the US accuse any nation of violating ‘rules-based international...

The implication is that if Congressional approves an illegal war or act of war, that makes it legit.

Primetime abortion case sources lack diversity

Better primetime reporting on abortion would require abandoning journalists’ over reliance on official sources who have more connection to policy than to its real-life implications.

The media’s rotten reporting on Biden’s social and climate bill (and...

The mainstream media is doing a rotten job informing America about one of the most important pieces of legislation to come along in decades.

Bernie Sanders explains why most media coverage of reconciliation fight is...

"When we talk about big money controlling this country, it's not only the direct political process but it's how we even learn about what's going on in this country."

To avert failure, Biden should listen to the “radicals” – not...

The Biden administration will fail unless he listens to voices of change, even Schumer’s, rather than corporate voices urging timidity.

Manchin’s coal conflict of interest not of interest to corporate news

None pointed out the conflict of interest.

Media play up protests, play down effect of US sanctions in...

While giving the protests a great deal of coverage, the corporate press across the political spectrum consistently downplayed one of the primary causes of unrest: the increasingly punitive U.S. blockade.

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Ultimate rightwing transgression: the mockery of politics as a preposterous joke 

The Big Lie is "yoked to an older deception, without which it could not survive: the idea that American politics is a joke," attackable without consequences.

Tax the rich? We did that once

A little history might just inspire us to try that taxing again.

Does Elon Musk have a right to destroy Twitter?

Do we really think that the super-wealthy should be allowed to control so much wealth and wield so much influence?

Right-wing SCOTUS majority signals support for anti-LGBTQ+ reactionaries

"It does not bode well for the future of civil rights law that Gorsuch believes a state imposes 'reeducation training' on employers when it reminds them how to comply with nondiscrimination rules," said one court observer.

Puerto Rican cities sue fossil fuel companies in major class-action, climate fraud case

Municipalities aim to hold industry liable for damages from catastrophic 2017 hurricanes.