I hope that CBS keeps re-posting this every few weeks so that we all can keep re-posting it, too. OpenSources.co An even more comprehensive list with much deeper and wider categorizations than just “fake” was started late last year by Melissa Zimdars, an assistant professor of communication and media at Merrimack College. It started as … More OpenSources.co database helps sift news sources into categories other than fake
The New Yorker’s “Politics and More” podcast is a favorite of mine. In this episode, we are reminded that…. ….even W didn’t make the so-called War on Terror a religious war, ….since 9/11, 94 Americans have been killed in 10 terrorist crimes perpetrated by 12 people who were either American citizens or permanent residents of … More New Yorker Podcast: Terrified States of America
Trump’s threat to cut funding is either more evidence of how ignorant he is of the facts, or it’s evidence of him blowing a dog whistle to his base as part of a leadership style that is predicated on intimidation, misinformation, misdirection, and bullying even when he has no power to do what he threatens … More Trump’s threat-tweet about funding to Berkeley is a dog whistle to distract his base
I was going to say “half”, but it’s less than one-half of America who has officially jumped the shark on all of this. First, let’s never forget – and let’s not let America forget – that Trump lost the popular vote by 3 million votes. He has no mandate, and he is proving more and … More Thank you, Senators Collins and Murkowski
History, even recent history, can inform the present in very meaningful ways. That’s what I kept thinking as I watched this. I also thought of it as a useful primer for this weekend. It’s worth the 40 minutes.