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For more, we speak with George Ciccariello-Maher, a visiting scholar at the Hemispheric Institute at New York University and the author of Decolonizing Dialectics, and Trevor Aaronson, executive director and co-founder of the Florida Center for Investigative Reporting and a contributing writer to The ...
In New Orleans, Black Lives Matter activist and Charleston, South Carolina, community organizer Muhiyidin d'Baha died Tuesday, after he was struck in the thigh by a bullet as he rode his bicycle. Police have not named any motive or suspects in the killing. He made national headlines last year after he ...

"'Mike's branding -- and his on and off attempt to pivot into mainstream respectability -- depend on regular doses of media attention,' Will Sommer, the campaign editor for The Hill and the author of the Right Richter newsletter, told Nguyen. "The problem is that, judging by the event's speeches, plenty of the ...
GunFlag 0122wrp opt (Photo: katesheets / Flickr)During the 2016 presidential campaign, Donald Trump pledged over and over again that he would build a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border to keep the "rapists" out, and, at the same time, he would keep America safe from "radical Islamic terrorism.
One would think that when the Department of Justice nabs a terrorist, they would be beaming from ear-to-ear, and, taking pains to let the public know about their success. Perhaps a press release. Maybe a press conference. After all, arrests like that boosts careers. Unfortunately, the Trump Justice Dept., ...
Sullivan, a contributing editor for Time magazine where she writes for Swampland, the magazine's political blog, the author of The Party Faithful, and the ... Jonathan Martin, described by Sullivan as "an Oklahoma pastor and popular evangelical writer, told her that "Now the Bible's increasingly irrelevant.

Some legislatures are responding to advocates, including prisoners' families, and they're passing sentencing- and prison-reform legislation. Bill Berkowitz is an Oakland-based freelance writer who has covered conservative movements and related issues. His work has appeared in The Progressive, The ...
(Photo: Kennedy Library / Flickr)BILL BERKOWITZ FOR BUZZFLASH AT TRUTHOUT ... in libraries, the top five were challenged for having LGBTQ content, which seems pretty significant," Mariko Tamaki, author of This One Summer, the number one book on the list, told The Washington Post's Comic Riffs.
By Bill Berkowitz / Buzzflash at Truthout ... As Lee Fang, the author of The Intercept's piece, recently explained, the Atlas Network is a "libertarian network, which has reshaped political power in country after country, [and] has also operated as a quiet extension of U.S. foreign policy, with Atlas-associated ...
While North Carolina's anti-LGBTQ HB2 law – its so-called bathroom bill -- Target stores' policy of allowing transgender team members and guests to use the restroom or fitting room facility that corresponds with their gender identity, and public schools across the nation are working to accommodate ...
(Image: DonkeyHotey)BILL BERKOWITZ FOR BUZZFLASH AT TRUTHOUT ... In his 2015 book, Chasing the Scream; The First and Last Days of the War on Drugs, British writer and journalist Johann Hari dived deeply into the origins of America's War on Drugs, a story that dates back more than a century ...
With admittedly limited resources, all too often the corporate media latch onto the narrative that comes out of Washington. “The missiles flew, the explosives exploded, the nation was again at the cusp of war and the media were again at peace.” That's how media critic Bob Garfield led off a special edition of ...
“How can we help you with that bill?” Berkowitz asked. Huffman said while it is desperately needed for some communities to evolve and grow ... we can figure that out ...” Editor's note: This story was originally printed in the Del Norte Triplicate. Reach Triplicate staff writer Tony Reed at treed@triplicate.com ...
With the election of Donald Trump, the Right is triumphantly unveiling policy wish lists they've been compiling for decades. White supremacists and nationalists—many operating under the banner of the “alt-right”—see an opportunity to mainstream their anti-immigrant, anti-Muslim, anti-Semitic, racist vision ...
BILL BERKOWITZ. Arlington, Mass. The writer, emeritus professor of psychology at University of Massachusetts Lowell, is a founding contributor to the Community Tool Box, a community building website. Thinking about what is at stake for America's future is very difficult when a citizen is preoccupied with ...
When Frederick Clarkson was a young activist and journalist living and working in Washington, D.C. Jerry Falwell's Moral Majority was getting started and Ronald Reagan became president. Those were heady days ... Bill Berkowitz: Why did you write When Exemption is the Rule? Frederick Clarkson: Most ...
That is a darn shame, because the work of Max Blumenthal -- an award-winning journalist whose on-the-ground reporting often shatters the confabulated ... Typical of attacks from the pro-Israel media, Petra Marquardt-Bigman, a German-Israeli freelance writer and researcher, takes the slash-and-burn ...

The hard-core proselytizers are out there, often finding homes in public schools.” Bill Berkowitz is an independent researcher and writer who has been studying conservative organizations in the U.S. for many years. If you would like to contribute as a citizen journalist to The Huffington Post's coverage of ...
One would think that when the Department of Justice nabs a terrorist, they would be beaming from ear-to-ear, and, taking pains to let the public know about their success. Perhaps a press release. Maybe a press conference. After all, arrests like that boosts careers. Unfortunately, the Trump Justice Dept., ...
Sullivan, a contributing editor for Time magazine where she writes for Swampland, the magazine's political blog, the author of The Party Faithful, and the ... Jonathan Martin, described by Sullivan as "an Oklahoma pastor and popular evangelical writer, told her that "Now the Bible's increasingly irrelevant.
The pamphlet's writer, Hubert Kregeloh warned that, "One of the techniques now being applied by the Reds to weaken the pillar of religion in our country is the drive to take Christ out of Christmas -- to denude the event of its religious meaning." Cassino, concluded his Harvard Business Review article by ...
The FRC accelerated its anti-gay work when Robert Knight, a long-time conservative writer and journalist, came on board, heading up the organization's cultural affairs department. Knight's work propelled the FRC into the forefront of anti-gay groups; writing "anti-gay tracts that used the research of ...
In a Vanity Fair article headlined "The 5th Risk," best-selling author Michael Lewis -- who has the unique ability to uncover fascinating and thought-provoking subjects, and weave them into indispensible books and articles -- takes us inside the DOE, where the man in charge has publicly advocated the ...
Some legislatures are responding to advocates, including prisoners' families, and they're passing sentencing- and prison-reform legislation. Bill Berkowitz is an Oakland-based freelance writer who has covered conservative movements and related issues. His work has appeared in The Progressive, The ...
(Photo: Kennedy Library / Flickr)BILL BERKOWITZ FOR BUZZFLASH AT TRUTHOUT ... in libraries, the top five were challenged for having LGBTQ content, which seems pretty significant," Mariko Tamaki, author of This One Summer, the number one book on the list, told The Washington Post's Comic Riffs.
JS 0913wrp opt (Photo: Sharat Ganapati / Flickr)Come mid-October, representatives from possibly as many as seventy predominantly conservative Christian media organizations will be heading to Israel for a four-day "Christian Media Summit" in Jerusalem. As Ha'aretz's Judy Maltz recently reported, the ...
Apocalypse 0906wrp opt (Photo: Steven Guzzardi)Jim Bakker has always been a huckster. These days, Bakker, the disgraced PTL (Praise the Lord) Club televangelist who fleeced and defrauded his audience out of more than $150 millions, got involved in some juicy sex scandals, and served time in ...
By Bill Berkowitz / Buzzflash at Truthout ... As Lee Fang, the author of The Intercept's piece, recently explained, the Atlas Network is a "libertarian network, which has reshaped political power in country after country, [and] has also operated as a quiet extension of U.S. foreign policy, with Atlas-associated ...
On abortion, it's time to trust womenAmanda Marcotte · What will Facebook's changes mean? Matthew Sheffield · DOJ charges white supremacistBill Berkowitz, Truthout · Trump wants to use the “nuclear option” Charlie May. Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart in "Twilight" (Credit: Summit Entertainment) ...
In an article published 10 years ago in the Inter Press Service news agency, Bill Berkowitz, a veteran observer of the American conservative movement, called Evans a shock jock for Armageddon, a cheerleader for the apocalypse. In a more recent profile titled The Most Influential (and Self-Promotional) ...
In an article published 10 years ago in the Inter Press Service news agency, Bill Berkowitz, a veteran observer of the American conservative movement, called Evans “a shock jock for Armageddon, a cheerleader for the apocalypse.” In a more recent profile titled “The Most Influential (and Self-Promotional) ...
(Image: DonkeyHotey)BILL BERKOWITZ FOR BUZZFLASH AT TRUTHOUT ... In his 2015 book, Chasing the Scream; The First and Last Days of the War on Drugs, British writer and journalist Johann Hari dived deeply into the origins of America's War on Drugs, a story that dates back more than a century ...
(Image: DonkeyHotey)BILL BERKOWITZ FOR BUZZFLASH AT TRUTHOUT ... In his 2015 book, Chasing the Scream; The First and Last Days of the War on Drugs, British writer and journalist Johann Hari dived deeply into the origins of America's War on Drugs, a story that dates back more than a century ...
With admittedly limited resources, all too often the corporate media latch onto the narrative that comes out of Washington. “The missiles flew, the explosives exploded, the nation was again at the cusp of war and the media were again at peace.” That's how media critic Bob Garfield led off a special edition of ...
RE: RUSSELL WESTBROOK. Sam Anderson profiled the idiosyncratic star of the Oklahoma City Thunder. Russell Westbrook is indeed as special as Sam Anderson describes him. I was especially taken with the contrast between his obsessive need for control and adherence to ritual and his behavior on ...
BILL BERKOWITZ. Arlington, Mass. The writer, emeritus professor of psychology at University of Massachusetts Lowell, is a founding contributor to the Community Tool Box, a community building website. Thinking about what is at stake for America's future is very difficult when a citizen is preoccupied with ...
The FRC accelerated its anti-gay work when Robert Knight, a long-time conservative writer and journalist, came on board, heading up the ...
In a Vanity Fair article headlined "The 5th Risk," best-selling author Michael Lewis -- who has the unique ability to uncover fascinating and ...
'Solitary' Author and Forensic Psychiatrist Terry Kupers Explains Why .... Bill Berkowitz is an Oakland-based freelance writer who has covered ...
... Library / Flickr)BILL BERKOWITZ FOR BUZZFLASH AT TRUTHOUT ... which seems pretty significant," Mariko Tamaki, author of This One ...
... Library / Flickr)BILL BERKOWITZ FOR BUZZFLASH AT TRUTHOUT ... which seems pretty significant," Mariko Tamaki, author of This One ...
JS 0913wrp opt (Photo: Sharat Ganapati / Flickr)Come mid-October, representatives from possibly as many as seventy predominantly ...
JS 0913wrp opt (Photo: Sharat Ganapati / Flickr)Come mid-October, representatives from possibly as many as seventy predominantly ...
By Bill Berkowitz / Buzzflash at Truthout ... As Lee Fang, the author of The Intercept's piece, recently explained, the Atlas Network is a ...
As Lee Fang, the author of The Intercept's piece, recently explained, the Atlas Network is a "libertarian network, which has reshaped political ...
Leary noted that "On Twitter, Dan Sandini lists himself as an 'independent citizen journalist' from Portland, Ore. It says he is 'inspired by Andrew ...
In an article published 10 years ago in the Inter Press Service news agency, Bill Berkowitz, a veteran observer of the American conservative ...
(Image: DonkeyHotey)BILL BERKOWITZ FOR BUZZFLASH AT ... the War on Drugs, British writer and journalist Johann Hari dived deeply into ...
(Image: DonkeyHotey)BILL BERKOWITZ FOR BUZZFLASH AT ... the War on Drugs, British writer and journalist Johann Hari dived deeply into ...
Bill Berkowitz is an Oakland, Calif.-based writer who has been monitoring and covering U.S. right-wing movements for the past 16 years.


 

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