Category: Media

Jan 08

On Neoliberalism, Ta-Nehisi Coates and Cornel West

THIS Op-Ed at Truthout should be required reading. When you cut through the who, to the heart of the debate, the actual record of results, good policy is good politics. Too Terrified to Enter an Arena of Ideas? The Debate Over Cornel West’s Critique of Ta-Nehisi Coates Thursday, January 04, 2018 By Ejike Obineme, Truthout …

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Jun 06

The US Media Reeling Over British Attacks

In his opening segment John Oliver, host of HBO’s “Last Week Tonight,” laced in the the US media over its narrative the British are reeling and the notion that England is “under siege” after the latest attacks by Muslim extremists in Manchester and London. The British, too, were upset by the coverage and took to …

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May 02

What Is Wrong With MSNBC?

Since the appointment of Donald Trump by the Electoral College, viewership at MSNBC has soared, particularly in the evening. So why in the world would Andy Lack, chairman of NBC News and MSNBC, want to mess with that? Huff Post‘s Ryan Grim would like to know, too: On Friday, readers of the new morning email …

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Mar 12

Odds or Onions Challenge XXX

Can you pick The Onion without hovering your mouse over the links? Not much of a challenge really, but if you just looked at the headlines you’d have an easy 50 / 50 shot at being wrong.   Mom who live-streamed 10-year-old son driving due in court MONROE, Conn.— A Connecticut woman who is accused …

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Feb 26

Odds or Onions Challenge XXIX

Can you pick The Onion without hovering your mouse over the links? Not much of a challenge really, but if you just looked at the headlines you’d have an easy 50 / 50 shot at being wrong.   Henryetta abolishes decades-old dance ban HENRYETTA, Okla. — Kick off the Sunday shoes: Dancing in public is …

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Feb 22

Odds or Onions Challenge XXVIII

Can you pick The Onion without hovering your mouse over the links? Not much of a challenge really, but if you just looked at the headlines you’d have an easy 50 / 50 shot at being wrong. American flag has 51 stars for Pence visit to European Union BRUSSELS— The Star-Spangled Banner looked more starry …

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Feb 21

Pedophilia: A Bridge Too Far For White Supremacists (Up Date)

Up Date: 2/21/2017 15:30 Apparently the pressure from colleagues worked, Yianopoilos tendered his resignation from Breitbart this afternoon. Now we should get his bigoted ass shipped back to England. I don’t think I’ll ever understand the white supremacist embrace of a gay provocateur and Breitbart editor like Milo Yiannopoulos. His appearance on “Real Time with …

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Feb 18

Odds or Onions Challenge XXVII

Can you pick The Onion without hovering your mouse over the links? Not much of a challenge really, but if you just looked at the headlines you’d have an easy 50 / 50 shot at being wrong.   “Donald Trump Rants and Raves at the Press,” Donald Trump Says, Accurately DONALD TRUMP launched a surprise …

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Jan 21

Odds or Onions Challenge XXVI

Can you pick The Onion without hovering your mouse over the links? Not much of a challenge really, but if you just looked at the headlines you’d have an easy 50 / 50 shot at being wrong.   Mike Pence Disappointed In The 200,000 Husbands And Fathers Who Permitted Women To Attend March WASHINGTON—Admonishing those …

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Jan 15

Odds or Onions Challenge XXV

Can you pick The Onion without hovering your mouse over the links? Not much of a challenge really, but if you just looked at the headlines you’d have an easy 50 / 50 shot at being wrong.   Bear Grylls attempting to survive London on average salary The survival expert is filming a new Channel …

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Jan 07

Odds or Onions Challenge XXIV

Can you pick The Onion without hovering your mouse over the links? Not much of a challenge really, but if you just looked at the headlines you’d have an easy 50 / 50 shot at being wrong.   ‘No Way To Prevent This,’ Says Only Nation Where This Regularly Happens ROSEBURG, OR—In the hours following …

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Jan 01

Odds or Onions Challenge XXIII

Can you pick The Onion without hovering your mouse over the links? Not much of a challenge really, but if you just looked at the headlines you’d have an easy 50 / 50 shot at being wrong.   Genuinely puzzled Keith Richards survives 2016 ROLLING Stones legend Keith Richards has expressed his genuine surprise at …

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