Let’s not be too churlish about this; but then again, let us not be ignorant. The singer once known as Cat Stevens (in pre-conversion state), and known as Yusuf Islam to others, made a considerable impression on the stage in Christchurch. The slaughter of fifty at two mosques in the New Zealand city had made […]
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What happened in New Zealand was no isolated incident. Without a doubt, this phenomenon is an expression of islamophobia taken to the extreme, and the result of a terrifying massacre that left 50 dead and another 50 injured. The attack in New Zealand is the worst terrorist attack perpetrated by an ultra-right wing militant in […]
On this week’s program, we hear a speech by Abby Martin, delivered as part ofSonoma State University’s Social Justice Week activities. She describes andexplains US corporate media’s parroting of Trump Administration propaganda,as Trump works to topple Venezuelan President Nicholas Maduro. She alsoasks why almost no Democratic Party officeholders are speaking out againstthe attempted coup either.
President Obama first gained national acclaim with a 2004 speech that encouraged Americans to focus on what united them. In an often-repeated quote, he said we must remember that “There’s not a liberal America and a conservative America. There’s the United States of America.” Obama may have won two elections with a message of unity […]
Sen. Bernie Sanders speaks at a political rally to kick off his 2020 U.S. Presidential Campaign at Brooklyn College in Brooklyn on March 2, 2019. Photo: Anthony Behar/Sipa USA via AP MSNBC is a dishonest political operation, not a news outlet. It systematically and deliberately refuses to adopt a defining attribute of a news outlet: […]
Republicans in the West Virginia state legislature held a “GOP takes the Rotunda” event at the state capitol on Friday. As part of this event they hung a poster of the 9/11 al-Qaeda attacks on the Twin Towers, labeled “‘NEVER FORGET’—YOU SAID.” Below it they placed a picture of Congresswoman Ilhan Omar with the caption […]