Saturday, June 6, 2020

Tag: Washington Post

Why Bernie Sanders is correct about the Washington Post — and...

Many decades ago, the great media critic George Seldes observed: “The most sacred cow of the press is the press itself.” That...

‘Total embarrassment:’ WaPo rebuked for failed fact-check of Sanders on trillion-dollar...

"The piece portends to be an exercise in empirical rigor and mathematical precision. But he's really just playing games with semantics and definitions. And people who understand the issues he 'fact-checks' can see it."

Columnist Thiessen, in calling AOC ‘economically illiterate,’ displays own economic ignorance

After all, while the brief bio at the end of his column doesn’t mention it, the newspaper he writes for is owned by Bezos, Amazon’s founder, CEO and the world’s richest man.

Wash. Post didn’t disclose that writer who penned positive piece about...

Why does the Post embarrass itself by publishing lobbyist Ed Rogers?

Libeled by the Washington Post in a ‘false news’ McCarthyite attack...

Is the Pentagon behind this massive hit on independent journalism?

5 Times the Mainstream Media Dismissed Bernie Sanders (Just in the...

After Sanders’ multiple wins over the weekend, the mainstream media refused to acknowledge his growing traction.

The Post’s Wrong-headed Attack on Bernie Sanders’s Health Plan

The Post attacks Sanders for failing to have a “plausible” plan for plugging looming deficits as the American population ages.

Why the Washington Post’s Attack on Bernie Sanders is Bunk

It seems some political reporters many not see the populism that’s fueling Bernie’s campaign. But hold on tight because it's gaining strength and conviction.

Why the Washington Post’s Attack on Bernie Sanders is Bunk

Washington Post’s David Fahrenthold says as President Sanders couldn’t get any of his ideas implemented anyway because Congress would reject them. But if Bernie Sanders is elected president, American politics will have been altered, reducing the moneyed interests’ chokehold over the public agenda.

HuffPost and Washington Post Reporters Face Charges in Ferguson

Huffington Post's Ryan Reilly and Washington Post's Wesley Lowery were charged with trespassing and interfering with a police officer a year after being detained during the Ferguson riots. This raises troubling questions about press freedom.

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Lockdowns for the many, impunity for the few

“I was born in this county. I have never come across ill-feeling like this about anything. Everyone feels it is one law for us and one law for them. That is so unfair.”

If Trump sends the US military into states, it will ignite a peoples’ revolution

Can America and its Democracy withstand the attacks that are being made upon it from forces, not from without, but from within this country? What we desperately need, at this time, is a peoples’ revolution.

American Stonewall: The Cops Have Already Lost

If a politician wants to exercise real leadership, let them proclaim a day of healing where they lead a march of police and protesters together in support of a new era in police relations.

Sixth mass extinction of wildlife accelerating quicker than expected

“Extinction breeds extinctions.”

Sanders calls on democrats to embrace 8-point plan to end police brutality, protect communities

“We have got to act boldly to eradicate systemic racism and police violence. I am calling for sweeping policy reforms to protect people—particularly communities of color—who have suffered violence for far too long.”