Immigrants and the Cootie Offense

public health hysteria

Tina Dupuy: You know where the Ground Zero of our whooping cough epidemic is in this country? In affluent, helicopter-parent neighborhoods where lefty science deniers refused to get their spawn vaccinated. You know where it’s not? At the border.

New York Times Neocons Slither Back

New York Times Neocons Slither Back

Murray Polner: It’s far too early to make definitive judgments about the future of Iraq, Syria, ISIS and the Middle East. But Margaret Sullivan is dead right that “readers have good reason to be wary about what appears in the paper about military intervention in Iraq.”

Bring Us More Dick Cheney…and Liz

Dick and Liz Cheney

Tina Dupuy: It looks like liberals taking a cue from Disney’s iconic villain revival, Maleficent, dug up Dick Cheney and nepotism poster child Liz Cheney to illuminate the Dark Side of our post-9/11 world.

Defending Our ‘Right To Know’ With Courage

Right To Know

Kevin Zeese: On June 11th in Berlin, a new international organization was announced whose purpose is to defend whistleblowers when they are facing prosecution; and defend the public’s right to know.

Government Surveillance from Cointelpro to Snowden

Intrusive Government Surveillance

Bob Nelson: The apologists for the national security state were caught off guard by the breadth of the revelations. Senator Dianne Feinstein, chair of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, initially argued that the public should have no concern if they have done nothing to hide.

Obama’s Escalating War on Journalism

War on Journalism

Norman Solomon: A recent brief from the Obama administration to the nation’s top court “is unflinchingly hostile to the idea of the Supreme Court creating or finding protections for journalists.”

The FCC, Net Neutrality, and Corporate Power

FCC Net Neutrality

Joseph Palermo: We don’t need FCC rule changes that benefit giant corporations. We need an FCC that lives up to its original mission of protecting the public interest.

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