TYT Politics Reporter Jordan Chariton (@JordanChariton) spoke with Jeff Cohen, founding Director of the Park Center for Independent Media at Ithaca College at The People’s Summit on June 18th, 2016.
Cohen, a former analyst for Fox News Channel who was removed for not toeing the conservative line, spoke to Chariton about the media malpractice that gave rise to Donald Trump–and hurt Senator Bernie Sanders.
As we all know by now.. good progressive media is hard to find and one of the best outlets around is Common Dreams. Now they are in a time of need and I have permission to repost this in full.. so thought I would see what we could do to help out: Killing The Messenger Dear Reader, It’s always been hard to keep afloat as an independent voice in the news media. But right now it’s particularly hard. We need your help. We are in the midst of one of our worst fundraising campaigns in the 19 years Common Dreams has … Continue reading →
By Anthony Flaccavento via The Nation There was a time when Kansas was a hotbed of populist sentiment, organizing, and politics. Now it has Sam Brownback, the governor who seems most determined to answer the question, “What do you give to the man (men) who has everything?” Kentucky and West Virginia, where thousands of miners fought for and won critical battles for better wages and justice in the workplace, are now deeply “red,” even including most of their Democratic legislators. North Carolina—a beacon of hope for progressives in a region otherwise overwhelmingly and increasingly right-wing—abruptly flipped in 2012 and is now … Continue reading →
In a major victory for environmentalists, California is going nuclear-free, ending atomic energy’s more than half-century history in the state. On Tuesday, one of the state’s largest utilities agreed to a proposal endorsed by environmental groups and labor unions to shutter California’s last operating nuclear power plant, Diablo Canyon, by 2025. California is the world’s sixth largest economy, and it was among the first states to embrace nuclear energy in the 1950s. Diablo Canyon began operating in 1985 and stirred controversy from the start. For years, anti-nuclear activists called for the plant’s closure because of safety concerns over its precarious location near several major earthquake fault lines. We speak to Damon Moglen of Friends of the Earth. The organization has been fighting for the plant’s closure since the 1960s. Democracy Now! is an independent global news hour that airs weekdays on nearly 1,400 TV and radio stations Monday through Friday. Watch our livestream 8-9AM ET:
The Guccifer has landed, and it’s what we thought all along. That’s the big news that came out this week in outlets that still perform journalism—a hacker named Guccifer breached the DNC’s files to release strategy memos on how to defeat the Donald, extensive lists of mega-donors with their contact information, and other internal party memos. … Continue reading →
Bernie Supporters mean business. Don’t listen to the pundits. Hillary is NOT winning with all women. The Bernie or Bust Movement is alive an well. In the midst of spreading the Bern across California leading up to the California Primary, activist and Hillary Clinton Spokesperson take down artist ‘YahNé Ndgo’ joins Tim Black for a special segment of the Tim Black Progressive Day Show. Topics include: Bernie Supporters in California, Bernie Supporters Age, Bernie Supporters Race, Bernie or Bust, The Mission to Eradicate Poverty, America’s Culture of Greed and how YahNé educates friends, family and new acquaintances about Bernie Sanders, … Continue reading →