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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 ...
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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 ...
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Democracy is in danger when the census undercounts vulnerable populations

US census advocates held a rally in Charlotte, NC, in 2010. AP Photo/Jason E. Miczek Link to original source: Emily Klancher Merchant | The Conversation The 2020 U.S. Census is still two years away, but experts and civil rights groups ...
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Trump can be sued for profits at Trump International Hotel ...

A federal judge ruled Wednesday that a lawsuit alleging President Donald Trump is illegally benefiting from profits made at the Trump International Hotel in D.C. can move forward. The decision is a big victory for Washington D.C. and Maryland attorneys ...
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The White House Is Lying About the Census

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders speaks during the daily press briefing on March 27, 2018.Andrew Harnik/AP Sarah Huckabee Sanders says the citizenship question has been on nearly every census since 1965. It hasn’t been asked since 1950 Defending ...
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‘Entirely Predictable’: Most Americans Say They Are Not Seeing Paycheck ...

Economics experts say poll results showing that the majority of Americans have not benefited from the GOP tax plan were “entirely predictable—despite Republican claims to the contrary last year.” (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) Link to original source: Jessica Corbett ...
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Trump’s $60 billion in China tariffs will create more problems ...

Business such as California winemakers could be hurt by the new tariffs as a result of retaliation. AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein Link to original source: William Hauk | The Conversation After spending seven months investigating whether China is engaged in unfair ...
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America’s Disappearing Foreign Policy

Illustration by Alex Nabaum What’s happening to the GOP’s global affairs brain trust? As of early March, 39 Republican members of the House and four senators had already indicated they would retire or resign before Congress begins a new session ...
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If We Want to Support Refugees, We Need To End ...

Protesters march against the Muslim ban in Washington, DC. (Photo: Masha George / Washington, DC) Link to original source: Azadeh Shahshahani and Maha Hilal | Foreign Policy in Focus The sanctuary movement needs an anti-war voice. This article is a ...
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‘Recipe for War’: Experts Warn Pick of Pompeo Intensifies Risk ...

CIA director Mike Pompeo during his confirmation hearing last year. President Trump now wants the war hawk to serve as Secretary of State. (Photo: Joe Raedle/Getty Images) Link to original source: John Queally | Common Dreams Appointing CIA director to ...