Daily Archives: October 5, 2011

What’s crazier, belief in UFOs or in ‘free trade’?


Who else remembers when presidential candidate Dennis Kucinich was kneecapped by the corporate media? During a candidates’ debate in 2007 Tim Russert asked Kucinich if it were true he’d seen a UFO years before. “I did,” Kucinich said. “It was … Continue reading

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‘Mainstream’ is the wrong word for corporate media


Leslie Griffith makes a good point: What we call the “mainstream” media is anything but. She’s not quibbling about semantics, but rather trying to impress upon readers the importance of accurately naming forces that have a direct effect on our … Continue reading

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