George Monbiot: Losing It
Faced with the gathering collapse of the biosphere, and governments’ refusal to take the necessary action, how do we stop ourselves from falling apart?
Erin McCarley: An Open Letter to the DNC From an American Centrist
I respectfully encourage the DNC to abandon its corporate allegiance, re-configure its membership and shift into alignment with the will of the people.
Murtaza Hussain: U.S. News Headlines on Israel-Palestine Show Systemic Bias
A new study calls to attention the need to more critically evaluate the scope of coverage of the Israeli occupation and recognize that readers are getting, at best, a heavily … Continue reading →
Sandy Solomon: Disputation
He argued like a champ, best of breed. You gave him his assumptions, you were dead. Or later claim he’d said something daft and he’d repeat verbatim, first to last, … Continue reading →
Adam Johnson: 6 Elements of Police Spin — An Object Lesson in Copspeak
. The linguistic gymnastics needed to report on police violence without calling up images of police violence is a thing of semantic wonder. Officers don’t shoot, they are merely “involved” … Continue reading →
Zenobia Jeffries: Charlottesville Was Not a “Protest Turned Violent,” It Was a Planned Race Riot
Isn’t it time for the media to be honest and call white supremacists the domestic terrorists that they are? In July of last year, after The New York Post ran … Continue reading →
Marc Jampole: Bamboozled by the Media (Again)
Newsworthy: Quack gives a clean bill of health to conman. Not newsworthy: HRC talks about real path to citizenship Mark Twain would have changed the names and turned it into … Continue reading →
Djelloul Marbrook: Against Strunk and White
The Elements of Style by William Strunk Jr. and E.B. White is a grammatical manifesto that has dominated American literature almost from the day of its Jazz Age publication in … Continue reading →