Richard Slotkin on Guns and Violence – Moyers & Company

Ahead of the one year anniversary of the massacre at an elementary school in Newtown, Connecticut, in which Adam Lanza took the lives of 20 school children and six educators, Bill speaks with cultural historian and scholar Richard Slotkin about the role of guns in America’s national psyche. Slotkin has spent his life studying andContinue reading “Richard Slotkin on Guns and Violence – Moyers & Company”

Why Billionaire Philanthropy Won’t Solve Anything – Second Thought

You ever notice how oligarchs like Warren Buffet and Bill Gates are cast as these uber-wealthy saviors who are singlehandedly raising the world out of poverty? That doesn’t happen by accident. In this week’s episode, we’re taking a look at the insidious philanthropy scheme billionaires use to make sure their reputation remains squeaky clean. HopeContinue reading “Why Billionaire Philanthropy Won’t Solve Anything – Second Thought”

Let’s talk about which way the Overton window in the US is headed – Beau of the Fifth Column

Let’s talk about a letter from Texas – Beau of the Fifth Column

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Terry Crews Cashes In On Amazon Union Busting Propaganda Gravy Train – The Majority Report

Brooklyn 99 actor Terry Crews is receiving intense criticism for “cosplaying as a poor person” in an Amazon union busting propaganda advertisement on TikTok that encourages people people to come work for the online retailer’s distribution centers.

Ohio State University study: Conservatives more susceptible to misinformation than liberals

A new study from researchers at Ohio State University suggests American conservatives are more likely than liberals to fall for political misinformation that circulates on social media. The driving force? False information skews to favor Republicans, and the confirmation bias we all experience makes them more inclined to believe it. The study published this week and authored byContinue reading “Ohio State University study: Conservatives more susceptible to misinformation than liberals”

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