This probably isn’t the best way to counter claims of #fakenews Heads up, Dear Reader. This is one of my weird process posts. If that’s your thing, won’t you join me as […]
Once again, I find myself out of step on the hot-button issue of the day #hostile Tearing families apart at the border? I’m out of step with this administration’s policies in that […]
Attacking the rule of law. Authoritarianism. Supporting or justifying crimes against humanity committed by the US or its allies. These were the low points in the chronicle of Donald’s disgusting behavior in May, 2018.
Journalism should serve the public, he argued, no one else. Ben Bagdikian, one of the nation’s foremost media critics, died in 2016 at age 96. He left behind warnings about concentration in […]
Industry’s concerns trump social concern. Economic activity trumps social concern. If you’d like a reason to be cynical about whether government favors you or favors an industry, look no further than a […]
They are what happens when [Default] takes top spot when someone else loses I’ve been beating this drum since news of the ruling and dropping strongly worded corrections in every media comments […]
Historian Roger Griffin’s definition of fascism – palingenesis, populism, and ultranationalism – is deceptively simple. There are literally hundreds of examples of things that Donald has done since he took office that support each of the three main points of Griffin’s definition.
Journo pros and profs, your feedback would be valuable There, is that disclaimer enough, right in the title? I’ve been following IVN on Facebook since I became aware of them shortly after […]
There’s a library of feminist theses waiting to be written about this recent episode of earned opprobrium. At the moment, while the world is hanging on the c-word, I’m just wondering one […]
The business of America is war. I hate this fucking holiday. It’s proper to honor those who died in service to the country. But with each passing year it feels less honest. […]