Wednesday, December 1, 2021

Tag: news

Trump’s Supreme Court strikes blow to government workers, good paying jobs

“This is a concerted, corporate-funded effort to get rid of public employee unions."

Faulty intelligence? The curious case of the murdered journalist who wasn’t

There is no question that journalists in Russia (and, for that matter, Ukraine) are under threat.

To the press, after 18 months of Trump

Don’t let him rattle you. Maintain your dignity, confidence, and courage.

Fox News reportedly having difficulty selling ads for Sean Hannity and...

Fox News’ business model is not sustainable.

Study finds 5,000 people may have died from Hurricane Maria in...

Cable news covered Roseanne for over 10 hours. They covered Hurricane Maria's death toll in Puerto Rico for just over 30 minutes.

Massive broadcast merger between Sinclair, Tribune has many worried about propaganda

The Sinclair-Tribune merger would bypass the congressional cap set at 39 percent, but because of an FCC loophole, only a portion of Sinclair’s current stations are considered in the count.

There’s fake news on your television, too

There’s fake news on your television, too. And there’s about to be more of it, unless something is done to stop an upcoming merger.

On seeing America’s wars whole

Crudely put, the central question that goes not only unanswered, but unasked is this: What the hell is going on?

The empty piety of the American Press

Corporations that own the press look at news as a revenue stream. Journalism is irrelevant.

University of Oxford study concludes Trump’s supporters share widest range of...

A new study concluded that "junk political news and information was concentrated among Trump's supports," which was "mapped from public Twitter and Facebook data."

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CNN suspends Chris Cuomo

“The New York Attorney General’s office released transcripts and exhibits Monday that shed new light on Chris Cuomo’s involvement in his brother’s defense,” former Gov. Andrew Cuomo, who was accused of sexual harassment.

Shell oil plans to blast South African coastline in search for oil and gas

Shell’s oil and gas exploration on South Africa's Wild Coast will be destructive for people and nature. The best way to mitigate the effects of seismic blasting is NOT TO DO IT!!

Beware fashionable, doomsday pessimism, obstacles to progressive reforms

Current evidence presages more bad news for the Trumpist right before 2024. Democrats must only hold the center to replay in 2024 its 2020 triumphs.

Supply-chain woes

The “graveyard shift” in a pandemic world...

Biden administration is cracking down on corporate recidivists

The Justice Department is ramping up efforts to fight corporate crime, which is particularly bad news for repeat offenders.