LGBTQ Protest Under Fire from Zionists for Banning Pro-Israel Symbols

A Washington “Dyke March” is under attack by Zionist groups for its ban on Israel pride flags, which they say represents Israeli nationalism – not Judaism.

LGBTQ Protest Under Fire from Zionists for Banning Pro-Israel Symbols

A “Dyke March” scheduled for Friday in Washington is under attack by Zionist groups for its ban on Israeli pride flags at the event. Dyke marches are a tradition in the U.S. that typically precede regular pride marches: they are distinguishable because they tend to engage in direct action, such as dropping banners and blocking traffic, and the

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The Trust Project: Big Media and Silicon Valley’s Weaponized Algorithms Silence Dissent

Given the Trust Project’s rich-get-richer impact on the online news landscape, it is not surprising to find that it is funded by a confluence of tech oligarchs and powerful forces with a clear stake in controlling the flow of news.

The Trust Project: Big Media and Silicon Valley’s Weaponized Algorithms Silence Dissent

After the failure of Newsguard -- the news rating system backed by a cadre of prominent neoconservative personalities -- to gain traction among American tech and social media companies, another organization has quietly stepped in to direct the news algorithms of tech

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Contracts Reveal How the DEA Exercises Control Over Television, Film Productions

Nearly 200 pages of Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) contracts show how the agency exercises control over TV and film productions.

Contracts Reveal How the DEA Exercises Control Over Television, Film Productions

Nearly 200 pages of Drug Enforcement Administration contracts with producers were obtained through the Freedom of Information Act. They show for the first time how the agency interacts with television and film productions. The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) is quite active in the entertainment industry. It exercises stringent control over

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New Website Credder Aims to Fight Fake News, Promote Real Journalism

The only fake news solutions being proposed were Google or Facebook censoring on our behalf or some AI for news that would come save the day. Ultimately, all the proposed solutions were about outsourcing our critical thinking skills. So we thought ‘what if there was a Yelp for news, connecting news consumers?’” — Credder Co-founder Chase Palmieri

New Website Credder Aims to Fight Fake News, Promote Real Journalism

Do you trust the media? Most people don’t. A 2017 study of nine Western countries found that in not one did a majority of people think traditional news or social media

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Facebook Bans Political Artist for Provocative MAGA-Hats-as-Klan-Hoods Sculpture

Despite the blow to her business, Kretz argues that the real issue is “much bigger” and highlights how Facebook’s community standards have been weaponized against well-meaning people.

Facebook Bans Political Artist for Provocative MAGA-Hats-as-Klan-Hoods Sculpture

Facebook has a longstanding tradition of stifling dissenting and alternative voices, including those of journalists. Now, artists’ careers are being hurt by the strongarm of the social media behemoth. Earlier this month, artist Kate Kretz -- who employs a multitude of techniques, including silverpoint,

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Trump Pardoning War Criminals, Prosecuting Whistleblowers

“What is the message to the soldiers and to the world if blatant war criminals are pardoned, while Chelsea Manning and Julian Assange are severely persecuted for exposing war crimes?” — Gerry Condon, Veterans for Peace

Trump Pardoning War Criminals, Prosecuting Whistleblowers

WASHINGTON -- President Donald Trump has already made clear his soft spot for war criminals, having brought one - Elliot Abrams - into his administration. Then, earlier this month, Trump pardoned Army First Lieutenant Michael Behenna. Now, reports indicate Trump is just getting started. And while Trump appears to be making moves to pardon more

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The American People Are the True Victims of Our Latest Coup

We have more in common with the Venezuelan people than we do with our own government. From this understanding, we can build real solidarity, and defy the coups against us and our counterparts around the globe.

The American People Are the True Victims of Our Latest Coup

There's an office that you go to to overthrow a government. CIA Whistleblower John Kiriakou stands in front of a packed house in the Chavez Room at the Venezuelan Embassy. A mural of Hugo Chavez looks on from the back wall. Bookcases stand empty, a fitting sign of the bumbling idiocy of empire. The lobby has been converted into a makeshift gallery:

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