Russia or Corporate Tax Cuts: Which Would Comcast Rather MSNBC Cover?
December 13th, 2017, 08:54 AM
At the beginning of December, liberal TV hosts Chris Hayes and Rachel Maddow—the anchors of MSNBC‘s primetime schedule—were confronted with ever-escalating breaking news. In the span of a week, from December 1 through December 7, President Donald Trump shrank two national monuments, recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, saw his travel ban upheld by […]
WaPo Nostalgic for Good Old Days of Trump Campaign Tax Lies
December 11th, 2017, 08:54 AM
Republicans are putting in place a tax plan similar to what they campaigned on. If the fact that it mostly helps the rich is a surprise to anyone, it is due to the poor quality of reporting during the campaign.
Suyapa Portillo on Honduras Electoral Chaos, Rebecca Cokley on GOP ‘Tax on Disability’
December 8th, 2017, 08:54 AM
The electoral chaos in Honduras—where a president has not been declared nearly two weeks after voting—requires media to connect the dots between a bipartisan US foreign policy that supports leaders deemed friendly to US "interests," and the hardship and violence and voicelessness that pushes many to flee the countries run by those "friends."
Media Downplay Class Warfare as ‘GOP Victory’
December 6th, 2017, 08:54 AM
The GOP bill, passed by the Senate in the early hours of December 2 and described by major media outlets as a "tax cut," is in reality an explicit handout to large companies and the ultra-rich that will actually increase taxes on working-class Americans.