Monday, July 22, 2019

Tag: Washington Post

‘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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Trickle down, wealth tax, and war

The central advantage to a wealth tax is that it spreads the power to spend wealth throughout the society and thereby can better the society if done in an appropriate way.

Fracking wastewater may trigger earthquakes for decades even after operations cease

"That has some very interesting and I think important consequences for how we understand the hazard posed by oilfield wastewater disposal."

The taint on Trump

What has our country become? A country that accepts rapists as their leaders?

How a trojan horse project to rewrite our constitution could actually happen if Trump...

It’s often said that if Trump is reelected, it’ll be the end of democracy in America. But how could Trump get reelected,...

550,000 acres on fire in Alaska in latest sign of the climate crisis

Alaska's fires show the footprints of climate change in multiple ways.