|MSNBC and Daily Beast Feature UAE Lobbyist David Rothkopf With No Disclosure: a Scandalous Media-Wide Practice|
This is as extreme a perversion of journalism as can be imagined, yet it pervades the nation's largest corporate media outlets.
|In Jair Bolsonaro’s New Brazil, Far-Right Evangelical Billionaire Edir Macedo’s Media Empire Is Being Exploited to Investigate Journalists — Including The Intercept|
The vast resources of a pro-Bolsonaro “bishop” are being used to deter investigations of the candidate by targeting journalists and their families.
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|The Washington Post, as It Shames Others, Continues to Pay and Publish Undisclosed Saudi Lobbyists and Other Regime Propagandists|
The Post's righteous fury toward those who maintain relationships with the Saudi regime cannot be reconciled with its own actions.
|Mental Health Professionals Denounce CNN and Don Lemon’s Show for Mocking and Stigmatizing Kanye West’s Hospitalization|
Just four months after the tragic suicide of their own colleague, Anthony Bourdain, CNN promotes a dangerous segment that weaponizes mental health struggles for cheap political gain.
|Watch: The Stunning Rise of Brazil’s Far Right and What It Shows About Western Democracies|
What's happening in Brazil matters not just because it's a huge country. The dynamics of extremism are also shaping fundamental changes across the world.
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|Brazil’s Bolsonaro-Led Far Right Wins a Victory Far More Sweeping and Dangerous Than Anyone Predicted. Its Lessons Are Global.|
The standard establishment reaction in the face of rising demagogues is to denounce and malign those who support them. That only serves further to exacerbate the dynamic.
|Michael Moore’s “Fahrenheit 11/9” Aims Not at Trump But at Those Who Created the Conditions That Led to His Rise|
Moore's new film will surprise, please, disturb, disgust and anger everyone - for different reasons - and that's what makes it so worthwhile.
|Glenn Greenwald Interviews Kerri Harris: Can the Insurgency Now Defeat a Centrist U.S. Senator?|
Two months ago, Kerri Harris, running for U.S. Senate in Delaware, barely had a campaign, and she only recently opened her first office.
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|Watch: Interview With One of Brazil’s Leading Presidential Candidates, Ciro Gomes|
Brazil's October 7 presidential election is rapidly approaching, and perhaps its most remarkable aspect is the utter lack of clarity about the likely outcome.
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|CNN, Credibly Accused of Lying to its Audience About a Key Claim in its Blockbuster Cohen Story, Refuses to Comment|
Cohen lawyer Lanny Davis says he was an anonymous source for CNN's blockbuster story. CNN told viewers he refused to comment. Who is lying?
|Brazil’s Disastrous 2018 Presidential Race Teaches Key Lesson For All: Demagogues Thrive Only When Establishments Fail|
Brazil's establishment, after feigning anger over corruption, now backs two of Latin America's most corrupt parties, showing why it is hated.
|Photo of Kissing Gay Couple Sparks Controversy at One of Brazil’s Most Important and Iconic Tourist Sites|
As Brazil’s far-right, fascist movement tries to link LGBT equality to pedophilia, one straight manager at Sugar Loaf takes a bold stand.
|Ecuador Will Imminently Withdraw Asylum for Julian Assange and Hand Him Over to the U.K. What Comes Next?|
Will journalists, due to hatred of Julian Assange, unite behind Trump Justice Department in support of one of the gravest threats to press freedom in years?
|A Spirited, Substantive Debate on the Trump-Putin Summit, Russia, and U.S. Politics|
Is it a positive or negative development when the leaders in control of 90 percent of the world's nuclear weapons meet?
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|How Twitter Degrades Discourse and Encourages Distortions: Illustrated by Ex-Pentagon Official Ryan Goodman|
Assertions by a prosecutor in an indictment are not evidence. It's dangerous to treat them as such: a belief I've always held.
|Son of Jair Bolsonaro, Fascist Leading Brazil’s Presidential Polls, Tweets Fake Poster Linking LGBT People to Pedophiles|
Four months after the still-unsolved murder of Marielle Franco, the growing Bolsonaro movement stokes the flames of hatred.
|The Team That Helped Elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Has Its Next Mission: Lifting Kerri Harris Over Sen. Tom Carper|
Tom Carper has been a statewide elected official in Delaware for more than 40 years. Could Kerri Harris, with the support of Ocasio-Cortez and her team, bring him down?
|MSNBC Does Not Merely Permit Fabrications Against Democratic Party Critics. It Encourages and Rewards Them.|
The network routinely allows outright lies to stand if aimed at critics of Democrats, especially fabricated allegations of being Kremlin agents. The latest is Malcolm Nance.
|Bay Area Muslim Leader Has Her Award Rescinded by Interfaith Group After Pro-Israel Activists Objected|
For Muslim activists in the U.S., such events are as common as they are ugly.
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|The Democratic Party’s 2018 View of Identity Politics Is Confusing, and Thus Appears Cynical and Opportunistic|
Given its rhetoric, how does the party justify supporting white male machine politicians over credible female challengers, LGBT people, and people of color?