The Four Layers Of Reality — And Why We’re Only Allowed To Talk About One

By Lee Camp, Scheer Post. -

No matter which mainstream media segment you’re currently watching, I can promise you it’s not getting to the heart of any issue. By definition they only participate in surface level analysis. [...]

Threats Are Being Made Against Teachers Who Are Teaching The Truth

By Janine Jackson, Fairness and Accuracy In Reporting. -

Biden rescinded the Trump executive order that threatened efforts to address racial disparities in the workplace under the implausible guise of “combating anti-American race and sex [...]

In Central York, Kids Rose Up To Save Books From Their Parents

By Will Bunch, Philadelphia Inquirer. -

The mess in the Central York School District, which includes several suburban townships just north of York, in a county where Donald Trump won 62% of the vote, started after some parents and [...]

Hundreds Demand Resignation Of South Dakota Public Officials

By Ndn Collective, Indian Country Today. -

Yesterday, NDN Collective’s Education Equity team led hundreds of Indigenous people and allies from across the state in the Oceti Sakowin March for Our Children, demanding the resignation of [...]

CODEPINK Urges PBS To Stop Censoring The Truth About China

By Madison Tang, CODEPINK. -

Last week, on August 12, 2021, CODEPINK's Medea Benjamin, Tighe Barry, Leonardo Flores, and Michelle Ellner delivered over 3,600 signatures from the public to Public Broadcasting Services' [...]

Tribal Leaders React To Removal Of Native Americans in Curriculum

By Jacob Newton, Keloland. -

Sioux Falls, S.D.  — A draft of Social Studies content standards has been released by the Department of Education. The draft of standards released differ in some ways from the initial proposal, [...]

How A Proposed Secrecy Law Would Recast Journalism As Spying

By Duncan Campbell and Duncan Campbell, The Guardian. -

Nearly 50 years ago one of us was arrested under the Official Secrets Act for working on a story for Time Out magazine, where the other one of us was the news editor. This led to the so-called [...]

US Censorship Is Increasingly Official

By Alan Macleod, Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting. -

The attempts to muzzle the press did not start with Trump, however. President Obama oversaw a war on whistleblowers like Edward Snowden, and ensured that Julian Assange has spent the best part of [...]

US Shuts Down Iranian Websites For Confronting Imperialism And Colonialism

By Richard Medhurst, RT. -

The US seizure of Iranian-linked websites sends a clear message to the rest of the world – Washington will harass and silence media who dare to challenge the approved narrative. This week, the [...]

US ‘Seizes’ Iranian And Other Regional News Sites

By People's Dispatch. -

On Tuesday, June 22, the US government “seized” several news websites, alleging their involvement in spreading “disinformation” and calling them a “threat to national security”. The seized [...]

Abby Martin Had Free Speech Rights Violated By Georgia’s Anti-BDS Law

By Kevin Gosztola, Shadow Proof. -

A federal court ruled in favor of journalist Abby Martin, who was barred from speaking at Georgia Southern University after she refused to pledge she would not boycott Israel.

AP Firing Shows Right-Wing Hypocrisy, Illusion of ‘Objectivity’

By Ari Paul, Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting. -

Several right-wing organizations, including the Federalist and Washington Free Beacon outlets, attacked the news service over Wilder’s previous affiliation with Students for Justice in Palestine, [...]

Digital Apartheid: Palestinians Being Silenced On Social Media

By Omar Zahzah, Black Agenda Report. -

In 1984, Palestinian American intellectual and Columbia University Professor Edward Said famously argued that Palestinians are denied “permission to narrate”. More than 30 years later, in [...]

Why Have Media Gone To Such Lengths To Silence Mumia Abu-Jamal?

By Janine Jackson, Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting. -

Philadelphia public broadcaster WHYY (4/24/21) was one of the few outlets to report on an April 24 rally seeking the release from prison of Mumia Abu-Jamal. The story included important [...]

@HoodCommunist Twitter Ban Shows Why Offline Organizing Is Important

By Lisa Snowden-McCray, The Real News. -

Erica Ryan, one of the members of the Hood Communist collective, says that the group’s suspension from Twitter shows just how important on-the-ground, in-person organizing really is. Ryan spoke [...]