Tag Archives: alternet

Building the Iron Wall by Chris Hedges

The iron wall is rising. It will cement into place a global system of corporate totalitarianism…

Why conservatives prefer propaganda to reality: Amanda Marcotte, Alternet

A new Pew study on America’s media consumption offers a window into the right’s collective mindset AMANDA MARCOTTE, ALTERNET   Salon.com   October 24, 2014 This article originally appeared on AlterNet. Pew Research set out to find what’s behind what it considers the increasing political polarization of the United States; why the country is moving away from political moderation and […]

12 Corporate Espionage Tactics Used Against Leading Progressive Groups, Activists and Whistleblowers

Corporate spies for Dow, Kraft and others have tried to discredit, shame and infiltrate civic groups using an array of dirty tricks. By Steven Rosenfeld  December 3, 2013  AlterNet  Posing as volunteers. Stealing documents. Dumpster diving. Planting electronic bugs. Hacking computers. Tapping phones and voicemail. Planting false information. Trailing family members. Threatening reporters. Hiring cops, CIA […]

Crashing the Gates: How a Handful of Progressive Activists Brought Liberal Talk-Radio Back to the Nation’s Capitol

Crashing the Gates: How a Handful of Progressive Activists Brought Liberal Talk-Radio Back to the Nation’s Capitol By Joshua Holland   February 4, 2012   AlterNet  DC is the most liberal region of the country, but until now all the talk on the radio dial skewed right.  The District of Columbia, Gallup tells us, is the most progressive region […]