Eight Ways to Strengthen Our Democracy Beyond Voting

Eight Ways to Strengthen Our Democracy Beyond Voting

Throughout this trying election season, we’ve been told how much is at stake with our vote. But the success of any democracy depends on continuing to pay attention long after we cast our ballots. So let’s pledge to strengthen our democracy with a few resolutions to...
The Crusade Against Press Freedom

The Crusade Against Press Freedom

Imagine that Donald Trump wins the presidency. Then, as he has done throughout his career, he goes after his enemies. He purges the Republican Party of everyone who refused to support him. He initiates criminal proceedings against Hillary Clinton. And he shuts down...
Author Event: Deconstructing The News; Don’t Believe the Hype

Author Event: Deconstructing The News; Don’t Believe the Hype

“A half dozen multinational corporations own the mainstream media outlets and maintain a large majority of the most popular internet news web sites; running the same information on each venue. At the behest of the power elite, a.ka., the Illuminati, the symbiotic...
In Glenn Beck’s Crosshairs: Interview with Frances Fox Piven

In Glenn Beck’s Crosshairs: Interview with Frances Fox Piven

Glenn Beck’s nightly tour through the terrifying political landscape of his paranoid imagination inevitably includes a detour into the shadowy precincts of liberal thought, unfriendly territory where conspiracies to destroy the United States are incubated in...