What Will the FCC Look Like? If Trump is serious about 'draining the swamp', then he should worry he is instead creating
Journalism's fact-checking process is supposed to identify errors, or outright lies, by presenting clear, undeniable facts that contradict someone's statement. Instead, however, the process has become a means of blurring the line between fact and opinion -- between easily demonstrable truths and more abstract, more challengeable viewpoints.
If there was a 'revolution' it was Hillary's as many would consider her being the first woman in 240 years to be the nominee of a major political party in the United States and the odds-on favorite to be our 45th President the real revolution.
We need to stop focusing on the problems with men, acknowledge the realities and the causes, and begin investing in the solutions.
This diet of junk news warps our perception of the world, the things we thing are important, and, as of late, the people we vote for. So long as media depend upon advertising, this is not going to change.
Sanders Is Israel's Best Friend in 2016 Election -- Precisely by Refusing to Bow to Its Current Reactionary Government
I wasn't surprised when the NY Times on May 26th made a front page story out of the alleged damage Senator Bernie Sanders was doing to the Democratic Party by placing among his 5 appointees on the Democratic Party's Platform Committee a few people who might support Sanders' view that the US needs to be "more even-handed" in the Israel/Palestine struggle.
Clearly, somebody thought a titillating sex story might help. And with the Donald's name attached to it, how could they go wrong, right? Wrong.
Over the past decade or so, the climate has improved for people with mental illness, and that is true whether or not a person has a beautiful mind.
Asking questions about the Zika virus at this point is critical.