Corporate media is generally silent concerning the tens of millions of people in the USA who are hungry. In his book ‘Breadline USA: The Hidden Scandal of American Hunger and How to Fix It’ free-lance journalist and author Sasha Abramsky describes how he toured the country and in small towns he’d talk to people about […]
WALTER CRONKITE: THE END OF AN ERA – JULY 17, 2009 The end of an era is a term too often over-used. But it is a term that is properly used when discussing the passing of Walter Cronkite. It is truly the end of an era in journalism. No other journalist could do what Walter […]
Wendell Potter to Congress: Go Ahead, Please Make Our Day Politico is reporting that Congressional Republicans want to force their colleagues in the House and Senate who vote for a public insurance option as part of health care reform to enroll in that public plan when it becomes available. I think Democrats ought to call […]
Death squads and US democracy 14 July 2009/ WSWS The revelation that the CIA initiated a covert program, apparently involving assassinations, and kept it secret from the US Congress on the orders of Vice President Dick Cheney marks a deepening of the crisis in the American state apparatus and an indication of the degeneration of […]
The Importance of Including Truth Emergency and 9/11 Inside the International Progressive Anti-War Movement By Peter Phillips and Mickey Huff The international truth emergency is the result of fraudulent elections, compromised 9/11 investigations, illegal preemptive wars, and a continued top down corporate media propaganda. Glenn Beck recently was able to say on national Fox television […]
I was planning to take the whole day off, but this morning I made the mistake of going online and watching the History Channel’s short video about Independence Day. It concluded with a laughable claim that an act of bureaucracy gave birth to our Nation. Watch it while you can. I’m sure that it will […]
CENSORED IN 1989: SOMETHING FOUL IN THE CHICKEN INDUSTRY The number of cases of salmonella has risen to 2.5 million a year and led to an estimated 500,000 hospitalizations and 9,000 deaths. This national epidemic was caused by a massive leap in consumer demand for the “healthier food” of chicken and by a massive […]
Of course, cheating on your wife is bad, especially when you skip Father’s Day with your family to go see your mistress, but he royally screwed South Carolina’s voters over.