A brief defense of AOC’s critique of billionaires
In the 2020 election, working voters need to focus on candidates’ platforms… and actions
To support independent journalism and beat back marketing propaganda, for starters
Many people have taken to loudly bemoaning the supposedly sudden arrival of “fake news” since the 2016 presidential election… while becoming belatedly aware of the accompanying slow decline of print newspapers that are—whatever else one might say ...
Some of the many details the corporate media isn’t telling you.
News Corp succeeds in pulling public discourse far to the right in the absence of major outlets willing to confront them when it matters most.
Image of stop-and-frisk outside the Boys & Girls Club on Talbot Ave in Dorchester (Nov. ’14)
Just a few months ago, the Boston Globe informed us of an ACLU study about the epidemic of stop-and-frisk in the Hub. From their reporting:
Boston police officers disproportionately ...
It’s a teenager’s guide to propaganda and revolution, but for those who are familiar with these narratives, its lesson feels heavy-handed, like a fictional—but not exactly literary—application written specifically for a history book.