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February 16, 2018
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 TheÃÂ ...
February 8, 2018
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 heÃÂ ...
February 1, 2018
"'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 theÃÂ ...
January 22, 2018
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.
January 21, 2018
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.,ÃÂ ...
December 27, 2017
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.
October 6, 2017
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, TheÃÂ ...
October 2, 2017
(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.
September 3, 2017
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-associatedÃÂ ...
May 12, 2017
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 accommodateÃÂ ...
May 4, 2017
(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 centuryÃÂ ...
In These Times
April 20, 2017
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 ofÃÂ ...
The North Coast Journal (blog)
April 12, 2017
“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 firstname.lastname@example.orgÃÂ ...
In These Times
December 22, 2016
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 visionÃÂ ...
New York Times
September 24, 2016
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 withÃÂ ...
January 13, 2016
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: MostÃÂ ...
July 18, 2015
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-burnÃÂ ...
Huffington Post (blog)
January 31, 2012
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 ofÃÂ ...
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