Daily Archives: April 4, 2018

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O’Reilly desperately wanted to keep his sexual harassment settlements secret. ...

Former Fox News host Bill O’Reilly in 2016. Credit: Ilya S. Savenok/Getty Images On Wednesday, a court in New York permitted the release of the full settlement agreements reached by former Fox News personality Bill O’Reilly and multiple women who ...
Healthcare

Americans Have Mixed Feelings About The ACA’s Future — But ...

Link to original source: Rachel Bluth | Kaiser Health News Most Americans are happy with the insurance they buy on the individual market, yet those same people think the markets are collapsing before their eyes. A poll by the Kaiser ...
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The Rise of Male Supremacist Group

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images How age-old misogyny morphed into an explicit ideology of hate When Marc Lépine murdered 14 women at Montreal’s École Polytechnique in 1989, he claimed that he was “fighting feminism.” When Anders Breivik murdered 77 people in Norway ...
Police State

When police use force: 3 essential reads

A diagram of where police shooting victim Stephon Clark was struck by bullets. AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli Link to original source: Danielle Douez | The Conversation Following the fatal police shooting of 22-year-old Stephon Clark, an unarmed black man in Sacramento, ...
World

The Bayer-Monsanto Merger Is Bad News for the Planet

A Monsanto office in Enkhuizen, Netherlands. (Karen Eliot / Wikimedia) Link to original source: Ellen Brown | Truthdig Two new studies from Europe show that the number of birds in agricultural areas of France has crashed by a third in ...
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Internal Memo Shows Sinclair Threatening Employees to Keep Mouths Shut ...

“The new scripted ‘fake news’ segment caused a lot of anguish where I work,” one Sinclair journalist told the Huffington Post. (Screenshot: Deadspin.com) Link to original source: Jake Johnson | Common Dreams “Everything Sinclair gives us or forces upon us ...
US

Against False Conflation: JFK, MLK, and the Triple Evils

Photo by Helena | CC BY 2.0 Two Murders I do not pretend to know the full stories behind the assassinations or executions of either John F. Kennedy (JFK) or Martin Luther King, Jr., the latter killed in Memphis, Tennessee, ...
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Why are Sinclair’s scripted news segments such a big deal?

Sinclair Broadcast Group is under fire, following the spread of a video showing anchors at its stations reading a script criticizing ‘fake’ news stories. Steve Ruark/AP Photo Link to original source: Amanda Lotz | The Conversation On March 31, Deadspin ...