Tag Archives: Bill Clinton presidency

Moyers & Co: Twenty Years of Media Consolidation Has Not Been Good For Our Democracy

“Super PACs may be bad for America, but they’re very good for CBS”…. This catch-22 is indeed one of the great difficulties about fighting for a vibrant media and a healthy democracy. But it is a challenge advocates of free media must embrace. Supporting independent media is one important way to help bring light to issues the corporate media ignores.

▶ Glenn Greenwald on America’s Surveillance Society | Henry A. Wallace National Security Forum

In our quest to defeat terrorism, are we sacrificing free speech and creating a conformist society?    BraveNewFilms.org  June 26, 2015 Perhaps no one has stirred the pot on the reach of the national security state than journalist Glenn Greenwald when he released information about the NSA from whistleblower Edward Snowden.  A “surveillance society” is […]

Bruce Gagnon: Militarization of America— We’ve Become a Failed State

Gagnon: The German playwright and poet Bertolt Brecht spoke about the ‘liberals’ in his country collapsing during the rise of Hitler and Nazism. They meekly surrendered and betrayed the public trust. In the US most liberals still believe that they are just one election away from turning things around.