Tag Archives: Matt Taibbi

Glenn Greenwald: Ben Smith’s NYT Critique of Ronan Farrow Describes a Toxic, Corrosive, and Still-Vibrant Trump-Era Pathology: “Resistance Journalism”

THE MOST MENACING ATTRIBUTE of what Smith calls “Resistance Journalism” is that it permits and tolerates no dissent and questioning: perhaps the single most destructive path journalism can take.

Democracy Anyone? with Mr. Fish and Some Good Books

The Struggle Continues

Protesters in St. Paul, MN march in response to the killing of Philando Castile (Fibonacci Blue / Flickr)

The New ‘Black Codes’, by Chris Hedges

“Aggressive policing is the bulwark of a segregated America.”

The Curse of Moral Purity, by Chris Hedges

Collective self-delusions, have now been mainstreamed. They are trumpeted by media platforms across the political spectrum and by the political establishment.

The Mass Media Is Poisoning Us With Hate, by Chris Hedges

The media model … mutes and destroys investigations into corporate systems of oppression and genuine dissent.

Chris Hedges: Police State, Fracking, Tyranny, Russiagate

The collapse of our democratic institutions began long before the arrival of Trump, who is capitalizing on the evisceration of the rule of law. TD ORIGINALSCHRIS HEDGES April/May 2019 Creeping Toward Tyranny by CHRIS HEDGES MAY 06, 2019 The collapse of our democratic institutions began long before the arrival of Trump, who is capitalizing on the evisceration […]

Chris Hedges: The Rot of American Journalism Runs Deep

…the ways in which Fox News has reshaped the industry in its own image, and how networks like MSNBC have come to tell viewers exactly what they want to hear.

Wall Street Isn’t Winning – It’s Cheating> Matt Taibbi, Rolling Stone

Activists demonstrate outside of the New York Stock Exchange against Wall Street bonuses, 12/15/10. (photo: Spencer Platt/Getty Images) Wall Street Isn’t Winning – It’s Cheating By Matt Taibbi, Rolling Stone   26 October 11 via Reader Supported News  I was at an event on the Upper East Side last Friday night when I got to talking with […]