Did Rupert and Lachlan Murdoch influence Fox News’ coverage of claims about two voting technology companies — knowing that those claims were false? That has become a significant question in defamation lawsuits filed by Smartmatic and Dominion Voting Systems Corp against Fox News and its parent company Fox Corp (FOXA.O). The plaintiffs are asking for more than $4 billion inContinue reading “Analysis: Murdoch emails loom large in election lawsuits against Fox News”
For the first time, think tank labeled the United States as a “backsliding democracy.” Meanwhile, many on the right attempt to celebrate Kyle Rittenhouse. Chris Hayes discusses why the rise of vigilante justice is an “existential threat” to democracy.
Dan Patrick thinks Democrats, alone, are responsible for taking care of Black voters Texas Lt. Governor Dan Patrick doubled down on his false statements that Black residents of his state were responsible for the surge in COVID-19 cases. Patrick made his initial remarks during a Fox News broadcast Thursday with Laura Ingraham. “The biggest group in most states areContinue reading “Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick Doubles Down on Falsely Blaming COVID-19 Surge on Black Residents”
John Oliver discusses the end of America’s war with Afghanistan, and the humanitarian crisis being left behind.
Trump’s war on democracy is all about white supremacy Donald Trump, who never met a fact or figure he didn’t want to distort, desperately wanted to prevent the Census Bureau from getting an accurate count of the people living in America. So his administration pursued “policies that suppress the count among hard-to-count communities — including immigrants,Continue reading “Census data reveals the real reason why the GOP is ramping up its war on democracy”
Jon Taffer: “A lot of the shift is that they’re moving the quality of life to today before they have earned it, rather than after they have earned it” JON TAFFER (GUEST): And it is a massive change in attitude, Laura. They are trying to balance, and this is their words, not mine. They are trying to balance “quality of lifeContinue reading “Fox News guest says poor people are like dogs that need to be starved to be kept obedient”
Climate change is shaping up to be the single most destructive and expensive challenge humanity has ever faced. In this episode, we’ll explore why capitalism is incapable of solving the problems it creates, and what we should expect in the coming decades.