NYT Says Congress Has ‘Duty’ to Make War–Rather Than the Right to Reject It
March 27th, 2017, 08:14 PM
The New York Times editorial board didn’t take a wave of civilians deaths as a reason to question the wisdom of America’s various “counter-terror,” nation-building and regime-change projects in the Middle East, but instead chose to browbeat Congress into rubber-stamping a war that’s been going on for almost three years.
Dan Goldberg on Neil Gorsuch, Marianne Lavelle on Climate Change Denial
March 24th, 2017, 08:14 PM
The Washington Post published 30 articles, op-eds, blog posts and editorials on Neil Gorsuch in the 48 hours after his nomination—not a single one overtly critical or in opposition.
Right-Wing Foundation, Scary Nuke Maps Drive Narrative on North Korea ‘Threat’
March 22nd, 2017, 08:14 PM
A key feature of reports on North Korea’s nuclear weapons program is the Hypothetical Scary Nuke Map that shows an entirely hypothetical, not-yet-proven-to-have-been-built intercontinental ballistic missile hitting the US mainland.
Black Man Stabbed to Death by White Supremacist–Then Smeared by Media
March 22nd, 2017, 08:14 PM
Reading media reports of a white supremacist hate crime, one would hardly know who was the killer and who the victim.
‘Media Are Unwilling to Look at Government and Say There’s Conscious Malfeasance’ - CounterSpin interview (2004) with Robert Dreyfuss on Iraq War intel
March 22nd, 2017, 08:14 PM
"The idea that they were invading Iraq based on faulty intelligence has it exactly backwards. They had already decided they wanted to invade Iraq. So the intelligence was then used to justify a pre-existing policy."
Trump in No Hurry to Staff ‘Enemy of the People’ Offices
March 21st, 2017, 08:14 PM
Trump has been slow to staff the offices that reporters in both Washington bureaus and in newsrooms around the country depend on to get routine information about what government departments and agencies are doing.
‘Housing, Community, Land Are Human Rights’ - CounterSpin interview with Tony Romano on HUD cuts
March 21st, 2017, 08:14 PM
"If something is that important to our lives, it should not be something that’s sold on the market, like a hamburger, where everything is driven by folks that want to maximize profit."
The Political Economy of ‘Moral Authority’
March 20th, 2017, 08:14 PM
Corporate media are sounding the alarm that our moral authority is suddenly under attack by the Trump administration. The subtext to concern over Trump’s impact on the nation’s moral standing: The US’s self-proclaimed moral authority is good for business.
Tony Romano on Housing Cuts, Robert Dreyfuss on Iraq War Intel
March 17th, 2017, 08:14 PM
Team Trump says that programs that support affordable housing for families, the elderly, and people with disabilities haven't "justified their existence." How do we fight back with a different vision of housing and community?
‘That Violence Against Our Community Is Often Not Told by Media’ - CounterSpin interview with Kris Hayashi on trans non-ruling
March 16th, 2017, 08:14 PM
"The actions of the administration just send such a clear message to young people, who are already facing harassment, that this administration does not value them and will not protect their rights."