Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Who's Really to Blame for Fake News?

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News & Views | 11.30.16


  Who's Really to Blame for Fake News? Look in the Mirror, America.
by Neal Gabler
The American people are accessories in their own disinformation campaign.


  Leading Rights Groups Launch 'Wave of Litigation' to Protect Abortion Access
by Nadia Prupis
ACLU, Planned Parenthood, and Center for Reproductive Rights say 'these laws are dangerous, unjust, and unconstitutional—and they will come down'
  Obama Quietly Undercutting Climate Legacy With Foreign Fossil Fuel Investments: Investigation
by Andrea Germanos
Under Obama, Ex-Im Bank has gotten three times more financing than during George W. Bush's terms
  Chilling 'Professor Watchlist' Aims to 'Expose' Leftist Educators
by Deirdre Fulton
'It would be easier to dismiss this rather silly project if the United States had not just elected a president who shouts over attempts at rational discourse and reactionary majorities in both houses of Congress'
  Trump's Pick for Head of Nation's Economic Policy "A Self-Dealing, Wall Street Tool"
by Andrea Germanos
Sen. Elizabeth Warren calls Steven Mnuchin 'the Forrest Gump of the financial crisis'
  Corporate Giants' "Sustainable" Palm Oil Revealed as Sham
by Nika Knight
Nestlé, Kellogg's, Procter & Gamble, Unilever and others are linked to child labor and forced labor in Indonesia
  Vying for DNC Chair, Howard Dean Praises Wall Street Bailout Architect
by Jon Queally
Hank Paulson, former Goldman Sachs exec who secured Wall Street bailout deal as Treasury Secretary under Bush, remembered fondly for holding it all "together" in 2008
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  Elizabeth Warren Proposes to Strengthen Democratic Spines With a Powerful New Tool: Math
by John Nichols
Noting that more Americans voted for Democrats, the senator says her party has a mandate to resist Trumpism.
  Why Professor Watchlist Gets My Teaching Values Completely Wrong
by Robert Jensen
Is presenting a feminist framework to analyze a violent and pornographic culture politicizing the classroom, as the watchlist implies?
  Steve Mnuchin: Evictor, Forecloser, and Our New Treasury Secretary
by Peter Dreier
Trump's appointee is the very model of a predatory lender.
  The System IS Rigged!—The Electoral College and the 2016 Election
by Bob Wing, Bill Fletcher Jr.
The Electoral College is one of the most powerful legacies of slavery in the U.S.
  Does What Happened to This Journalist at the US-Canada Border Herald a Darker Trend?
by Hugh Handeyside
The recent abusive border search of a Canadian photojournalist should serve as a warning to everyone concerned about press freedom these days.
  The New Founder, Brought to You by the Koch Brothers
by Jim Hightower
Koch Kollege for right-wing social engineers is peddling a status quo agenda of corporate elitism and trickle-down ideology, which the vast majority of Americans have openly rebelled against.
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