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America Is on the Road to Becoming a Fascist State

America Is on the Road to Becoming a Fascist State

October 7, 2018

By Robert Scheer / Truthdig. In a compelling essay for The New York Review of Books this month, Christopher R. Browning, a leading historian of the Holocaust and Nazism, outlines the frightening parallels between the United States and the Weimar Republic. “No matter how and when the Trump presidency ends,” he writes, “the specter of…

Hogan Adopts Trump’s ‘Fake News’ Attack on Media

August 29, 2018

Critics say the popular governor can’t call himself a moderate if he supports policies backed by the Koch Brothers and Donald Trump

Sinclair’s Synchronized Fake News Broadcast Goes Viral

April 3, 2018

The broadcasting giant’s efforts to coordinate the messages coming from local stations has landed it in the national spotlight, but Sinclair’s efforts to affect local education policy in Baltimore may be more nefarious and ultimately more dangerous to democracy

Real Media: Media & Mistrust

October 28, 2017

Sociologist and author Tom Mills talks about growing public mistrust of the media, who owns the print media, and how the broadcast media tends to draw its journalists from certain sectors of society

Trump and the Future of the Paris Climate Accord

May 31, 2017

Climate scientist Dana Nuccitelli discusses the Trump Administration’s tendency to embrace fake climate news and the administration’s hostility to sound climate change policy