Left Politics
Hannity radio guest defends white nationalists: They were merely "making a case for white rights"
17 Aug 2017 | 12:56 am CEST
DR. CAROL SWAIN: Well, one of the reasons why they are having so much difficulty communicating to people is that they are blurring distinctions among…
CNN economic analyst fact checks Trump's former economic advisor: Trump "deserves no credit" for current economy 
17 Aug 2017 | 12:28 am CEST
STEPHEN MOORE: When it comes to this economic council, look, the CEOs have to do what's in the best interest of their companies and follow their o…
As the nation reels from Trump’s embrace of neo-Nazis, Fox News invites racist, anti-Semite Ted Nugent on for full hour<br /> <meta charset="utf-8">
17 Aug 2017 | 12:25 am CEST
Fox News’ The Specialists included racist Ted Nugent on its panel for the full hour one day after President Donald Trump praised the “very fine pe…
In Six Years the Number of Homeless Children in New York City Public Schools Jumped Nearly 50 Percent
17 Aug 2017 | 12:24 am CEST
Almost 100,000 students in New York City’s public schools were homeless during the 2015-16 school year, according to a report released Wednesday by…
How to make a great dark comedy, according to the director of a great dark comedy
16 Aug 2017 | 11:46 pm CEST
“Pain plus time equals comedy,” according to Ingrid Goes West director Matt Spicer. Matt Spicer’s directorial debut is the ink-dark comedy Ingri…
US military chiefs: no room for racists and bigots in the services
16 Aug 2017 | 11:24 pm CEST
Leadership. The chiefs of the Army, Navy, Marine Corps, Air Force, and National Guard have put out statements condemning racism and other forms of hat…
Man misidentified as Charlottesville driver had to flee home; plans to sue far-right sites
16 Aug 2017 | 11:17 pm CEST
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An astonishing change in how Americans think about government-run health care
16 Aug 2017 | 11:10 pm CEST
This is the web version of VoxCare, a daily newsletter from Vox on the latest twists and turns in America’s health care debate. Like what you’re r…
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Centrist Pundits Paved Way for Trump’s ‘Alt-Left’ False Equivalence
16 Aug 2017 | 10:57 pm CEST
As it turns out, there’s no way to suggest that unruly leftists are as bad as neo-Nazis without suggesting that neo-Nazis are no worse than unruly l…
Jake Tapper explains that “very fine people” don't go to Nazi rallies
16 Aug 2017 | 10:51 pm CEST
JAKE TAPPER (HOST): Today, former presidents George H.W. Bush and George W. Bush issued a statement condemning racial bigotry, antisemitism, and hatre…
Why Trump’s Charlottesville crisis is shocking but not surprising
16 Aug 2017 | 10:50 pm CEST
Trump has been saying racist things for a long time — and it’s never caused him a real loss. Even by Donald Trump standards, the president’s pre…
White Supremacist Cries After Realizing He Could Be Arrested
16 Aug 2017 | 10:44 pm CEST
Christopher Cantwell, the vocal white supremacist featured in VICE News Tonight‘s Charlottesville documentary, showed a different side of h…
U.S. ends program for Central American minors fleeing violence
16 Aug 2017 | 10:22 pm CEST
If you'll excuse me, I have to go punch a few holes in the wall right now....
Angelo Carusone on The Bill Press Show: Trump's defense of white supremacists in Charlottesville "sounded exactly like Fox News"
16 Aug 2017 | 10:05 pm CEST
BILL PRESS (CO-HOST): Looks like the media is Donald Trump’s enemy except when it comes to Fox News. ANGELO CARUSONE (MEDIA MATTERS PRESIDENT): That…
This expert on political violence thinks Trump is making neo-Nazi attacks more likely
16 Aug 2017 | 9:50 pm CEST
“Total moral collapse.” When President Donald Trump declared that “both sides” were responsible for the violence in Charlottesville during his…
Fox News' Shep Smith couldn't get any Republicans to come on Fox to defend Trump's racist comments
16 Aug 2017 | 9:46 pm CEST
SHEPARD SMITH (HOST): Our booking team -- and they're good -- reached out to Republicans of all stripes, across the country today. Let's be honest, Re…
I'm a black Southerner. I had to go abroad to see a statue celebrating black liberation.
16 Aug 2017 | 9:40 pm CEST
Why aren’t there more statues memorializing slaves? This July, I traveled to Barbados to unwind and get away. I didn’t know I’d encounter a monu…
Heather Heyer’s Mother Just Delivered a Powerfully Dignified Eulogy
16 Aug 2017 | 9:36 pm CEST
Heather Heyer, a 32-year-old paralegal, was killed in a car attack on Saturday while she was protesting a white supremacist rally in Charlot…
Special counsel's Russia probe loses top FBI investigator
16 Aug 2017 | 9:35 pm CEST
Trumps air traffic overhaul would add $100B to deficit, says new analysis
16 Aug 2017 | 9:32 pm CEST
But let's not forget, the republicans say the CBO should be disbanded..............it's the only current agency that is saving us from complete destr…
CNN law enforcement analyst claims “the left” shares blame for Heather Heyer’s death
16 Aug 2017 | 9:23 pm CEST
CNN law enforcement analyst Harry Houck tweeted today that “the left has to take some responsibility” for the death of anti-racism activist Heathe…
Trump Disbands Business Advisory Councils Rather Than Face the Humiliation of Its Members' Resignations
16 Aug 2017 | 9:22 pm CEST
Just this week, he called departing CEOs "grandstanders." Under increasing pressure, Trump’s best buddies—all the CEOs he hangs with a…
Richard Spencer had speeches scheduled at 2 colleges, and they’ve both uninvited him
16 Aug 2017 | 9:10 pm CEST
After Charlottesville, universities are arguing that white nationalists pose a safety threat. Texas A&M University and the University of Florida,…
Before Trump, Clinton Democrats Engaged In Form Of Both Side-ism And Invoked ‘Alt-Left’ To Demonize Critics
16 Aug 2017 | 9:08 pm CEST
Liberal and centrist Democrats did not necessarily coin the label “alt-left,” however, in recent months, the term was popularized by them.
Fourth person arrested after toppling of Durham County Confederate monument
16 Aug 2017 | 9:06 pm CEST
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Poll: Majority Believes Trump's Response To Charlottesville Hasn't Been Strong Enough
16 Aug 2017 | 9:02 pm CEST
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Please come to our Burlington VERMONT Meetup August 17, and/or our Montreal QUEBEC Meetup August 18 (with Lambert)
16 Aug 2017 | 9:00 pm CEST
The deets, as we say these days: Burlington Date: August 17 Time: 8:00PM Place: Zero Gravity Brewpub at Flatbread. Here is a handy map: How to recogni…
Four Days After Deadly Charlottesville Rally, Trump Has Yet To Call Mayor
16 Aug 2017 | 8:50 pm CEST
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Trump To Make Obamacare Subsidy Payments After Threatening To End Them
16 Aug 2017 | 8:47 pm CEST
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The director of The Glass Castle explains the importance of cast and crew camaraderie
16 Aug 2017 | 8:30 pm CEST
“Relationship always beats art in my mind.” Community comes in different forms for director Destin Daniel Cretton; it can be a group home for teen…
On MSNBC, terrorism expert criticizes Trump administration for cutting funding to counter white supremacist extremism
16 Aug 2017 | 8:28 pm CEST
ANDREA MITCHELL (HOST): Peter, you're an expert at what the government does to try to track these white supremacists group, but I do believe that…
It sure looks like Trump’s Charlottesville talking points came straight from Fox News
16 Aug 2017 | 8:20 pm CEST
A video compares what Trump said to what Fox News said. President Donald Trump’s remarks Tuesday on the protests in Charlottesville, Virginia, shock…
Right-Winger Jack Posobiec, Retweeted by Trump, Is Navy Intel Officer
16 Aug 2017 | 8:14 pm CEST
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There's Now At Least One Real, Live Witness In FBI's Election-Hacking Probe
16 Aug 2017 | 8:02 pm CEST
Source: [b]Talking Points Memo[/b] By SAM THIELMAN Published AUGUST 16, 2017 2:41 PM [link:https://www.nytimes.com/2017/08/16/world/e…
2:00PM Water Cooler 8/16/2017
16 Aug 2017 | 8:00 pm CEST
Today's Water Cooler: NAFTA negotiations, 2018 races, Charlottesville, housing, gold, Amazon disrupts retail by inventing the store, podcast…
Trump Shuts Down Manufacturing Council Before More CEOs Abandon Him
16 Aug 2017 | 7:58 pm CEST
Donald Trump’s connections to the business community are disappearing after the president failed to clearly denounce white supremacists followin…
So many CEOs resigned from Trump’s manufacturing council that he just disbanded it
16 Aug 2017 | 7:50 pm CEST
Trump’s response to the Charlottesville white nationalism march caused many business leaders to resign in protest. President Donald Trump tweeted th…
Report: Queasy Aussies Killed Trump’s Casino Bid Over “Mafia Connections”
16 Aug 2017 | 7:07 pm CEST
Australian authorities simply couldn’t stomach Donald Trump’s alleged mob ties, according to government documents published by Rupert Murd…
The Neo-Nazi Rally in Charlottesville Was Even More Terrifying on the Ground
16 Aug 2017 | 6:54 pm CEST
A harrowing new documentary gets up close and personal with white supremacists. Amid the riots in Charlottesville, Vice News got a behind-the-scen…
Republicans Must Tell Trump to Go – Now
16 Aug 2017 | 6:52 pm CEST
Forget impeachment. Forget Robert Mueller's investigation. Forget Russia. Well, don't forget them, but put them to the side for a moment. In…
Right-to-Carry Laws Are Making Violent Protests like Charlottesville Even Harder to Defuse
16 Aug 2017 | 6:51 pm CEST
Thankfully, no shots were fired this past Saturday as Charlottesville, Virginia, descended into chaos. But at the “Unite the RightR…
Cheyenne Mountain Resort cancels plans to host white nationalist VDare conference after wide criticism
16 Aug 2017 | 6:28 pm CEST
Sarah Wasko / Media Matters The Colorado resort that was scheduled to host a conference for the white nationalist group VDare has canceled those plans…
Texas Has Been Keeping Their Anti-Trans Bill Alive All This Time. Now It’s Finally Dead.
16 Aug 2017 | 6:20 pm CEST
In Texas, legislative efforts to prohibit transgender people from using the bathroom that best aligns with their gender died as the special session ca…
Bush Presidents: Americans Must Reject Racism After Charlottesville
16 Aug 2017 | 6:13 pm CEST
President George H.W. Bush and George W. Bush released a statement on Wednesday urging Americans to combat racism and hate groups in response to the w…
There will be no pivot
16 Aug 2017 | 5:55 pm CEST
Sarah Wasko / Media Matters It’s been 17 days since retired Gen. John Kelly joined the White House amid a wave of media goodwill. As chief of staff…
I Was in Charlottesville When the Nazis Moved In—They're Coming for You Next
16 Aug 2017 | 5:35 pm CEST
White supremacist rallies are planned for at least nine cities this weekend. Here's what to expect. A few blocks away, I arrived at the edge…
Michael Moore, Mark Ruffalo Take Broadway Crowd to Protest Donald Trump
16 Aug 2017 | 5:08 pm CEST
Filmmaker Michael Moore led the audience of his one-man, anti-Trump Broadway show, The Terms of My Surrender, to protest theThis article originally ap…
Planning for Korean Reunification
16 Aug 2017 | 5:00 pm CEST
Like the fall of the Berlin Wall, a collapse of Kim Jong-un's regime in North Korea could happen quite suddenly. To prepare for that contingency, the…
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‘This Is a Company That Is Essentially Producing Trump TV’
16 Aug 2017 | 4:49 pm CEST
"You’ve got a network absolutely going to bat for the Republican Party...using all the same talking points and language that Trump does on 'fake new…
Texas Republicans Intentionally Discriminated Against Minority Voters, Court Rules
16 Aug 2017 | 4:31 pm CEST
On Tuesday, hours after President Donald Trump refused to blame white nationalists for the violence in Charlottesville, a federal court rule…
The Wrong Way to Prevent Nuclear War
16 Aug 2017 | 4:30 pm CEST
A vast majority of countries want to eliminate the existential threat of nuclear catastrophe by ushering in a world free of nuclear weapons altogether…
Right-Wing Website Quietly Removes Writings of Neo-Nazi March Organizer from Its Archives
16 Aug 2017 | 4:30 pm CEST
Before the Unite the Right rally, Jason Kessler was a contributor to the Daily Caller. Before he organized the recent white supremacist rally in C…
Baltimore Takes Down Multiple Confederate Statues in the Middle of the Night
16 Aug 2017 | 4:24 pm CEST
And other cities could soon be following suit. Alec MacGillis, another journalist, posted images of the Jackson and Lee statues being taken down.T…
Is Donald Trump a Nazi Sympathizer?
16 Aug 2017 | 4:19 pm CEST
At the very least, he's made clear he has a real soft spot for white nationalists. While Americans have been polarized over many issues in ov…
Fox & Friends Guests Reduced to Tears by 'Morally Bankrupt' Trump
16 Aug 2017 | 4:00 pm CEST
"Good people don't pal around with Nazis." On Wednesday morning’s edition of “Fox & Friends,” two guests got emotional over…
Why Is The Fed Raising Interest Rates As Fast As It Is?
16 Aug 2017 | 3:55 pm CEST
Musing on why the Fed is so eager to raise interest rates.
Baltimore Just Took Down All of Its Confederate Statues Overnight
16 Aug 2017 | 2:37 pm CEST
The city council of Baltimore approved a plan Monday to remove Confederate statues from public spaces. By Wednesday morning, all four of the city̵…
Michael Moore Comes Out and Says It—if You Support Trump, You're a Racist
16 Aug 2017 | 2:16 pm CEST
"You are culpable White America, I'm sorry." Documentary filmmaker Michael Moore on Wednesday didn’t mince words when discussing Do…
The End of Asia’s Strategic Miracle?
16 Aug 2017 | 1:50 pm CEST
Asia's contemporary "economic miracle" rests on the fact that relative peace and order have been maintained in the region since the end of the Vietnam…
Links 8/16/17
16 Aug 2017 | 12:55 pm CEST
Why Public Company Ownership Is Irrelevant to Monopolies
16 Aug 2017 | 12:20 pm CEST
Why the argument that public company ownership contributes to monopoly power is wrong-headed.
A Trip Through Putin Country
16 Aug 2017 | 12:00 pm CEST
Russia's Baikal-Amur Mainline railway is not nearly as well-known as its much older rival, the Trans-Siberian Railway. But it is the BAM – a halcyon…
Is Trump Killing the Dollar?
16 Aug 2017 | 11:30 am CEST
For nearly a century, the US dollar has been viewed as the financial world’s ultimate safe haven. But after 200 days of chaos under US President Don…
Ilargi: Negative Interest Rates – Rogoff Cribs from Orwell and Kafka
16 Aug 2017 | 10:29 am CEST
The war on cash, to enable central banks to implement negative interest rates on ordinary citizens, continues.
Lee Camp: I Witnessed the Charlottesville Terror Attack, Here’s the Video
16 Aug 2017 | 8:39 am CEST
Lee Camp gives a first person account of the violence at Charlottesville.
Michael Moore Took His Broadway Audience to Protest at Trump Tower
16 Aug 2017 | 8:03 am CEST
The liberal filmmaker loaded theater-goers onto double-decker buses. Audiences at Michael Moore's one-man show "The Terms of My Surrender" were gr…
Fox News' Charles Krauthammer Condemns Trump in No Uncertain Terms
16 Aug 2017 | 7:34 am CEST
"What Trump did today was a moral disgrace." Fox News is not exactly known for its progressive racial views, but conservative columnist Ch…
Watch Durham County Protesters Topple Confederate Statue After Charlottesville
15 Aug 2017 | 11:14 pm CEST
Video of a group of protesters toppling a Confederate statue outside the Durham County, North Carolina courthouse Monday has gone viral, bringing visi…
The Neoliberal Record Of Kamala Harris: Reckon With It Instead Of Attacking Critics
15 Aug 2017 | 10:23 pm CEST
Kamala Harris, a career prosecutor who served as California’s attorney general and is now a United States senator, is seen by liberals as the Democr…
Trump's Long History of Racism
15 Aug 2017 | 9:20 pm CEST
UPDATE: Trump gave a press conference Tuesday during which he essentially unsaid all the good things he asserted in his speech Monday. While he claime…
2:00PM Water Cooler 8/15/2017
15 Aug 2017 | 8:00 pm CEST
Meetup reminder: Burlington, VT Thursday, August 17 at 8:00PM; Montreal, Quebec Friday, August 18, at 6:00PM. Hope to see you there!
Protest Song Of The Week: ‘Nazi Scum’ by Oi Polloi
15 Aug 2017 | 6:02 pm CEST
What unfolded in Charlottesville makes a whole history of anti-fascist punk music as relevant as ever. Oi Polloi is an anarcho-punk band from Edinburg…
We Weep for You, Venezuela
15 Aug 2017 | 4:00 pm CEST
President Nicolás Maduro’s government in Venezuela has dealt blow after blow to that country's democratic institutions. It is now incumbent on all…
Financial Regulatory Rollback Proceeds
15 Aug 2017 | 3:55 pm CEST
No new legislation is necessary for financial regulatory rollback to proceed. Enforcement priorities fail to target Wall Street.
Decolonizing Western Sahara
15 Aug 2017 | 3:20 pm CEST
In 1975, the International Court of Justice recognized the Saharawi people’s right to self-determination, and found no ties of territorial sovereign…
Tomgram: Rebecca Gordon, Is Anything the Moral Equivalent of War?
15 Aug 2017 | 1:39 pm CEST
Since September 11, 2001, the United States has been fighting a “war on terror...”…
Links 8/15/17
15 Aug 2017 | 12:55 pm CEST
Britain’s Road to Perdition
15 Aug 2017 | 12:30 pm CEST
The British political establishment is now converging on a form of Brexit that will satisfy neither the "Leave" nor the "Remain" camp. With this depre…
Weathering the Violence of Climate Change
15 Aug 2017 | 11:30 am CEST
Ongoing research has established that as global temperatures rise and droughts become more common, political agitation, social unrest, and even violen…
Why Trump's Condemnation of Neo-Nazis Has Been So Underwhelming
14 Aug 2017 | 11:53 pm CEST
Hours after a 32-year-old woman from Charlottesville, Virginia, was mowed down by an Ohio man who came to town to participate in a white nationalist r…
Civil Immunity Bills From Republicans Encourage Violence Against Anti-Racist Protesters
14 Aug 2017 | 6:59 pm CEST
A number of state legislatures have considered bills that shield drivers from liability if they run over protesters, who are “obstructing”…
A Dangerous Game of Chicken
14 Aug 2017 | 3:00 pm CEST
The war between US President Donald Trump and North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un over the latter’s nuclear program has so far been fought only in wor…
Interview With Tom Secker: Exposing Influence Of Military, Security Agencies On Hollywood
13 Aug 2017 | 4:38 pm CEST
On this week’s “Unauthorized Disclosure” podcast, host Kevin Gosztola interviews Tom Secker, the co-author of “National Securi…
After Charlottesville Rally Ends in Violence, Alt-Right Vows to Return
13 Aug 2017 | 3:58 pm CEST
In Charlottesville on Saturday, after the city council and Virginia governor declare a state of emergency and police disband the Unite theThis article…
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For Media, Driving Into a Crowd of Protesters Is a ‘Clash’
13 Aug 2017 | 3:28 am CEST
The Washington Post, Boston Globe, AOL News, The Hill, BBC and Sky News UK all chose to frame the ramming of a car into anti-fascist protesters as “…
Taibbi: Is LIBOR, Benchmark for Trillions of Dollars in Transactions, a Lie?
11 Aug 2017 | 7:09 pm CEST
It was easy to miss, with the impending end of civilization burning up the headlines, but a beyond-belief financial story recently crept into public v…
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Kandi Mossett on Dakota Access Update, Craig Aaron on Sinclair Takeover
11 Aug 2017 | 5:12 pm CEST
Corporate media are wrong in their evident belief—if coverage is guide—that the fight over the Dakota Access pipeline is over. We have an update o…
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‘Access Is About Knowing How to Get the Future Right’
11 Aug 2017 | 1:50 am CEST
"The portion of the population that gets to weigh in on whether or not prisons should exist as they do, or how they’re run, is largely in the dark a…
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Do Corporate Media Need to Lie to Promote Trade Deals?
11 Aug 2017 | 12:56 am CEST
People can have reasonable differences of opinion on trade deals like the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), but why is it that the proponents have to i…
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Conspiracies Pushed by Atlantic’s Editor Excluded From Atlantic’s Denunciation of Conspiracy Theories
10 Aug 2017 | 11:36 pm CEST
Which “conspiracy theories” the media decide to care about and which they don’t is largely a function of who is advancing those conspiracy theor…
Interview With Ken Klippenstein On His FOIA Plans For Shadowproof
10 Aug 2017 | 9:54 pm CEST
Shadowproof's newest staff member, journalist Ken Klippenstein, discusses his new column and the document reading room he plans to curate on our site.
Beyond Prisons — Episode 11: Jailhouse Lawyers Speak
10 Aug 2017 | 8:02 pm CEST
We're joined by Jailhouse Lawyers Speak: a national collective of incarcerated people who provide legal assistance behind bars. The post Beyond Pri…
Trump Proves It: GOP's Immigration Stance Was Never About the Rule of Law
10 Aug 2017 | 5:54 pm CEST
"I love people who come in legally," Donald Trump told a conservative gathering during the campaign, pivoting from a series of hor…
Sebastian Gorka, the West Wing's Phony Foreign-Policy Guru
10 Aug 2017 | 2:00 pm CEST
The Breitbart News headline, back in November 2014, rang like a five-alarm fire bell: MUSLIM BROTHERHOOD OVERRUNS NATIONAL CATHEDRAL IN DC. Its author…
Tomgram: Nick Turse, Counting Coups
10 Aug 2017 | 1:32 pm CEST
Winning! It’s the White House watchword when it comes to the U.S. armed forces...
In Desperate Bid For Relevancy, Another Group Of Third Way Democrats Launch Organization
10 Aug 2017 | 2:03 am CEST
From the ideological middle, which lauds pragmatism and pro-business politics but is unable to win elections, comes a newly re-branded venture: New De…
Interview With Jon Walker: Why MICA Is Good Plan To Transition U.S. To Single-Payer Health Care
9 Aug 2017 | 8:50 pm CEST
Health care policy analyst Jon Walker discusses his proposal for transitioning the United States to a single-payer health care system. The post Interv…
How Did We Get Here? A Timeline of the North Korean Nuclear Threat
9 Aug 2017 | 7:36 pm CEST
On Tuesday, President Trump ratcheted up tensions with North Korea and its young leader with a statement issued from his golf club: "North Korea…
Judge Rejects Arguments Of CIA Torture Architects, Allows Lawsuit To Go To Trial
9 Aug 2017 | 2:11 am CEST
A federal judge allowed a lawsuit against CIA contractors implicated in the torture program to proceed to trial in Spokane, Washington, on September 5…
Tomgram: Andrew Bacevich, The Great Hysteria
8 Aug 2017 | 12:10 pm CEST
Like it or not, the president of the United States embodies America itself...
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‘You’re in Danger of Ignoring an Entire Section of the Population’
5 Aug 2017 | 3:33 pm CEST
"Yes, you do want to have protection for everyone. But by not focusing on the people who currently do not have those protections, you’re basically e…
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Remembering the Gulf of Tonkin, and the Consequences of Wanting to Believe
5 Aug 2017 | 3:12 pm CEST
US journalists reported official claims about the Gulf of Tonkin incident as absolute truths, ignoring countervailing evidence and opening the floodga…
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Heather Ann Thompson on Prison Access
4 Aug 2017 | 3:16 pm CEST
Prisons are shielded from public view on purpose, and journalists have to work hard for access when it's possible at all. The result is a media landsc…
Tomgram: Robert Lipsyte, Hail to the Duffer in Chief
3 Aug 2017 | 1:04 pm CEST
While waiting for Trump to jump the tracks, let’s savor the day when his inevitable train wreck first passed through a critical safety switch...
Tomgram: Ann Jones, Can the Age of Trump Spur Medicare for All?
1 Aug 2017 | 12:35 pm CEST
You may have noticed that quite a few of the formerly united states of America have been choosing to go their own way...
Tomgram: Michael Klare, Spreading the Cult of Carbon
30 Jul 2017 | 9:51 pm CEST
Who says President Trump doesn’t have a coherent foreign policy...
Tomgram: Laura Gottesdiener, The Wrath of the U.S. Along the Euphrates River
27 Jul 2017 | 2:14 pm CEST
It was midday on Sunday, May 7th, when the U.S.-led coalition warplanes again began bombing the neighborhood of Wassim Abdo’s family...
Tomgram: William Hartung, The Trillion-Dollar National Security Budget
25 Jul 2017 | 1:23 pm CEST
You wouldn’t know it, based on the endless cries for more money coming from the military, politicians, and the president, but the…
Tomgram: Engelhardt, Bombing the Rubble
20 Jul 2017 | 1:19 pm CEST
You remember. It was supposed to be twenty-first-century war, American-style: precise beyond imagining; smart bombs; drones capable of taking out a ca…
Tomgram: John Feffer, The Invisible Monster of Climate Change
18 Jul 2017 | 12:51 pm CEST
Once upon a time, long, long ago, I testified before the great assembly of our land...