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Keeping Democracy Alive – FOR OUR COMMON EMPOWERMENT, LET’S LEARN WHAT WORK – 03.04.18

All too often in recent decades social, cultural, and political movements have worked in isolation from one another. But there’s so much to learn so none has to reinvent the wheel. Among the more successful movements has been that of gay rights. NYU professor of Sociology of Education  Lisa M.Stulberg, in her new book, talks about some of the challenges …

John Halle – Clinton Lies (Again)

The relatively small number who watched the previous Democratic debate will recall that much of the subsequent discussion revolved around who won: whether the on line polls indicating a massive Sanders victory should be taken as decisive , or whether the verdict of the large majority of pundits that Clinton acquitted herself impressively was a better guide to the likely outcome. This, I …

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Bill Moyers – Bad News for Democracy Is Great News for TV Profits

Television news has gone off its rocker and turned our politics into the equivalent of a freak show’s hall of mirrors. The networks have grasped Donald Trump to their collective bosom like the winner of one of those misogynistic, televised beauty pageants he owns. Each pronouncement from the Sultan of Slur is treated as epic, no matter how deeply insulting, …

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All Together Now – 11.12.15

Eleanor LeCain discusses the state of the women’s movement with Eleanor Smeal, President of the Feminist Majority, and women’s economic security with Terry O’Neill, President of the National Organization for Women (NOW).

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There’s a Very Good Reason Why Black People Despise the Mainstream Media

There is a reason why black people hate the media: they hyper-criminalize us. According to a new study [3] by Media Matters for America, four New York City television stations consistently reported crimes by black people at a higher rate than their arrest rates. Here it is in a chart: Between August 18 and December 31 of last year, WCBS, WNBC, WABC, and …