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George W. Bush’s White House ‘Lost’ 22 Million Emails For 18 months, Republican strategists, political pundits, reporters and Americans who follow them have been pursuing Hillary Clinton’s personal email habits, and no evidence of a crime has been found. But now they at least have the skills and interest to focus on a much larger […]
Melania Trump’s Website Mysteriously Disappears The website of U.S. presidential hopeful Donald Trump’s wife Melania appears to have vanished. Since Wednesday afternoon, melaniatrump.com redirects to her husband’s official webpage, dedicated to his real estate business. The news comes just days after critics questioned whether she had lied about her university education. A book published about […]
‘Have You Even Read the United States Constitution?’ It wasn’t the most eloquent speech. It didn’t have the booming delivery and thundering applause lines of several of the politicians, preachers and celebrities who’ve spoken at the Democratic National Convention this week. But the somber remarks by Khzir Khan, the father of a U.S. Army solider […]
As newsrooms disappear, veteran reporters are being forced from the profession. That’s bad for journalism—and democracy. Source: These Journalists Dedicated Their Lives to Telling Other People’s Stories. What Happens When No One Wants to Print Their Words Anymore?
What follows are 10 facts about the 1 percent – but they’re not just statistics. They’re a paint-by-numbers picture of an economy, and a democracy, in urgent need of change. Source: Inequality and Democracy: 10 Facts About the 0.01 Percent – Bernie Sanders
“Corporate criminals routinely escape meaningful prosecution for their misconduct.” This is the damning verdict of Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s (D-Mass.) report released Friday, Rigged Justice: How Weak Enforcement Lets Corporate Offenders Off Easy (pdf). Source: Corporate Crime Runs Rampant Thanks to ‘Rigged’ System: Elizabeth Warren
It took her three years to be paid equally when she first joined the show in the 90s. Source: Studio Tried To Pay Gillian Anderson Half Of What It Paid David Duchovny For X-Files Reboot. She Wouldn’t Let Them.
From 1961 to 1966, the Reverend Martin Luther King Jr. wrote an annual essay for The Nation on the state of civil rights and race relations in America. This article originally appeared in the March 15, 1965, issue. When 1963 came to a close, more than a few skeptical voices asked what substantial progress had […]
The South Carolina governor became a target after using her speech to take on her party’s own xenophobic base Source: Right-wing backlash to Nikki Haley’s GOP State of the Union response grows to reveal ugly racial undertones – Salon.com http://traffic.libsyn.com/davidfeldmanshow/DFS_1_13_16.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS
On a brisk November 13 night in Paris, armed gunmen killed 130 people and shocked the world. Global media snapped into full focus, covering the attack with a frequency and depth unmatched by coverage of any terrorist attack since the Charlie Hebdo shooting in Paris earlier that year. Source: Lives Fit for Print: Exposing Media […]
The speech attempted to lift Americans above the miasma of a brutal presidential campaign to reflect on the nation’s achievements and resilience. Source: President Obama’s Call to America’s Better Nature – The New York Times http://traffic.libsyn.com/davidfeldmanshow/DFS_1_13_16.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS
A study from the notorious socialists at the Harvard Business Review analyzed data from the Gallup World Poll and the World Top Incomes Database and found that in countries with a large degree of wealth inequality, “levels of life satisfaction” go down, and “negative daily emotional experiences” go up, for all populations, including the richest. […]