Florida School Board Member Details Terrifying Harassment By Anti-Maskers – MSNBC

Jennifer Jenkins, Brevard County Florida School Board member, joins Lawrence O’Donnell to discuss the harassment she has faced for supporting masks and why “it only takes one person to terrorize you.”  

Wisconsinites plan to sue “every school board” that ignores CDC’s COVID advice

Brewery’s Super PAC fed up with “anti-science’ school boards, helps parents sue. A Wisconsin brewery that says it’s fed up with “anti-science,” “Tucker Carlson-watching zombies” is funding a series of lawsuits against school boards that do not follow Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines on COVID-19. So far, the Minocqua Brewing Company’s Super PAC has helpedContinue reading “Wisconsinites plan to sue “every school board” that ignores CDC’s COVID advice”

China appears set to ban reporting by news outlets not directly funded by the Communist Party, in a further blow to free speech

China may stop all private investment in media, meaning the Communist Party would fund it all. A submission to a top decision-making body would stop investment in news gathering and distribution. The rules would give the Chinese government an even stronger grip over news and information. The Chinese government is proposing new rules that wouldContinue reading “China appears set to ban reporting by news outlets not directly funded by the Communist Party, in a further blow to free speech”

Stochastic Terrorism and Violent Rhetoric, Unpredictability of Shooters – David Pakman Show

The stochastic terrorism concept outlines the dangers of claiming there is no consequence to violent rhetoric, and outlines the convenient shield that is produced through the unpredictability of influence through the mass media.

Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz steps down amid corruption probe

Kurz denies wrongdoing and had said he was willing to keep governing with his coalition partner, the Greens. Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz said on Saturday he is stepping down after being placed under investigation on suspicion of corruption offenses, but he plans to stay on as the leader of his party and its top lawmakerContinue reading “Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz steps down amid corruption probe”

Let’s talk about the New York police union and narratives – Beau of the Fifth Column

AT&T wanted another Fox News, and OAN is what it got

OAN has support from AT&T – and is actively pushing other networks to give it similar treatment On October 6, Reuters published the first part of a special report revealing AT&T’s central role in the creation and continued survival of One America News Network.  According to court records reviewed by Reuters, OAN founder Robert Herring Sr. testifiedContinue reading “AT&T wanted another Fox News, and OAN is what it got”

‘A New Low’: Tucker Carlson’s Comparison Of Current COVID Patients Vs. ’80s HIV Patients – MSNBC

Tucker Carlson comparing the treatment of people with COVID-19 today to HIV-positive people in the 1980s is critiqued by Joy Reid in this edition of “The Absolute Worst.”

Russia extends ‘foreign agents’ law to critics of military and security

Legislation now covers citizens who study and report on those agencies and people working within them Russians who study and report on the problems faced by the country’s military, space agency and security services, as well as the millions of people who serve in those agencies, can now be named foreign agents, as Russia expands restrictions onContinue reading “Russia extends ‘foreign agents’ law to critics of military and security”

Matt Gaetz Openly Embraces Racist Right-Wing Theory – MSNBC

“Matt Gaetz appears to be trying to brush away his looming legal troubles by ostentatiously performing the racism that has become so core to the modern Republican base,” says Chris Hayes. 

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