Wednesday, February 8, 2023

Tag: media

Why Michigan public school parents might be too strong of a...

Parents in DeVos’s backyard tell right-wing radicals, “No thank you to divisive, partisan agendas in schools.”

4 ways the media does a disservice to sexual assault survivors

People who work in the media have a tremendous responsibility to report the facts without letting unnecessary information taint them.

As the planet warms, let’s be clear: We are sacrificing lives...

Climate change is the result of a deadly calculus: human lives are worth risking and even losing over the profits of global corporations.

Georgia SOS Raffensperger flirts with Trump propagandists in reelection campaign

A principled conservative who rejected demands in 2020 to “find votes” is now singing a very different tune.

Trump’s asylum ban hasn’t disappeared—but media outrage over it has

As border crossings increased in the second year of the pandemic, Republicans, Democrats and the Washington Post are all in agreement that shelving human rights concerns is the price of keeping unwanted refugees and migrants out of the U.S.

Minneapolis teacher strike brought unity, victory and a reminder of the...

Teachers ended a nearly three-week strike, citing advances in pay and working conditions for many members. But more work remains.

Housing is a human right—here’s how to make it a reality

The federal government has for years enabled the private market to make money off our housing needs. Now, as home prices and rents skyrocket, there is a simple solution: offer people a public option for housing.

Are Iowa’s days as the nation’s first presidential nominating contest numbered?

The jockeying has begun over which mix of states might take part in a series of coordinated opening primaries for 2024’s Democratic nominee.

More than 80 election-denying candidates running for governor, attorney general and...

A series of reports underscore that disinformation is getting worse in 2022, not better.

Infamous Russian troll farm appears to be source of anti-Ukraine propaganda

Experts say a recent wave of pro-Putin disinformation is consistent with the work of Russia’s Internet Research Agency, a network of paid trolls who attempted to influence the 2016 presidential election.

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11th Commandment from Jesus at the Super Bowl: “Thou shall have no other brands...

Right now, second only to Trump and his farcical election deniers, are there any greater hypocrites in the world than extremist American fundamentalists?

In New York Times op-ed, US physician blasts ‘lucrative system of for-profit medicine’

"Doctors' sense of our complicity in putting profits over people has grown more difficult to ignore."

Behold, the new GOP culture wars

The Republican Party’s latest wave of attacks against anyone who threatens the white supremacist patriarchy is couched in false concern for health and well-being.

How worker ownership builds community wealth and a more just society

Community wealth building initiatives are taking hold in cities across the world, strengthening worker pay, local economies and democracy.

54% of new electric-generating capacity in U.S. will be solar in 2023, EIA says

Texas will be home to the highest amount of new solar capacity at 7.7 gigawatts, followed by California at 4.2 gigawatts.