Racism (Us vs Them)

Honoring His Name and Legacy: Emmett Till

Honoring His Name and Legacy: Emmett Till

Sunday would have been the 80th birthday of Emmett Till, who at 14 was kidnapped, whipped, mutilated and murdered by white supremacist thugs in Mississippi in an act so savage it helped spark the civil rights movement.

The Koch-Funded Forever War Against Voting Rights and Democracy

The Koch-Funded Forever War Against Voting Rights and Democracy

Make no mistake about it. The Koch brothers, now reduced by one by the death of David Koch in 2019, have poured billions of dollars into the destruction of our government. Their actions, documented by many sharp-eyed investigative journalists, have been ongoing for decades.

White Supremacy, Republicans and Donald Trump

White Supremacy, Republicans and Donald Trump

Examining the connections between Trump and the Republican Party is on-going source of neck-dislocating head shakes for many people. There is a persistence to it that defies logic when one examines it from the standpoint of normal political calculus.

The Demise of the Fairness Doctrine and the Rise of Hate and Racism

The Demise of the Fairness Doctrine and the Rise of Hate and Racism

Once the Fairness Doctrine was repealed in 1987 we saw the flood gates of “hate” broadcasting open, with Rush Limbaugh in 1988. And with the advent of the Internet and the ability to “broadcast” over the net, many more crackpots took to spouting all manner of insanity for profit.

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