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The World Cup Spilleth Over
The World Cup packs up and leaves behind a Brazil suffering financial losses and intensified social conflicts, while ...
July 14, 2014
Back to Iraq, and Welcome to the Suicide State
I feel like an Iraq war veteran not because I served in that still ongoing war. No one ...
June 23, 2014
Far Above Cayuga’s Waters: Cornell Reprises Race at the Big Reunion Weekend
How can you be in the past and present at the same time? Go to your college reunion. ...
June 10, 2014
Tanked: The Financial Crisis Is Still With Us
Every month, rise or shine, the Federal Reserve Bank, an institution that most Americans believe is a branch ...
May 25, 2014
When South Africa Called, We Answered
This is probably the worst time to release a book about my involvement in the long struggle to ...
May 14, 2014
That ‘Iron Law’ of Oligarchy Is Back to Haunt Us
The word “oligarchy” has finally come home. For years, it was a term used only in connection with ...
May 6, 2014
Pulitzers Awarded at the ‘Taj Mahal of Journalism’ for Snowden Stories While TV Networks Grumble
First the good news: The Pulitzer Prize for Public Service was not only the best-covered of its awards ...
April 22, 2014
Marching on Pistorius: Athlete and Democracy on Trial in South Africa
With Nelson Mandela’s death, news from South Africa seemed to have died along with the world’s most famous ...
April 15, 2014
Beyond McCutcheon: Deeper Questions Demand Raising
Everyone’s talking about the Supreme Court’s perfectly predictable “Citizens United 2” McCutcheon decision. It’s what we are NOT ...
April 9, 2014
Stressed Banks: What Are They Trying to Tell Us?
OK, I have to admit it, I feel as my faith in economic justice is being tested by ...
April 3, 2014
Times Square Media Summit
The term “spring offensive” may be out of favor in the media, but more than 50 organizations endorsed ...
March 29, 2014
The Olympics Are Here to Stay—And to Pay
The Winter Olympics are off and running, and the media focus is about the threat of terrorism, Putin’s ...
February 10, 2014
Pete Seeger as Media Maker and Critic
Pete Seeger, my American idol, was a great singer, songsmith, troubadour, and progressive voice. His life was celebrated ...
February 4, 2014
Happy News Year! Going Beyond the Top Stories of the Year to Examine the News System
At year’s end, the news agenda fills up with stories on top stories, a chance for networks to ...
January 1, 2014
Will Mandela’s Burial Also Bury His Memory?
As the body of Nelson Mandela was heading for its final rest in the rural community where he ...
December 16, 2013
What More Is There to Learn From Nelson Mandela?
Just days before he died Nelson Mandela’s daughter Makaziwe Mandela told SABC, that her father (from his first ...
December 5, 2013
Nelson Mandela’s Life, Coming to a Big Screen Near You
It has been said that this is the year of the black film. Three have stood out as ...
November 25, 2013
Battle Over the Future of Journalism Becoming More Intense
I was among the many media wannabe reformers to attend the 10th anniversary party of Free Press (freepress.net), ...
November 11, 2013
Beheadings for Breakfast?
Facebook struck what it thought was a blow for freedom of expression: it is now going to allow ...
October 30, 2013
A Shutdown or a Coup? How It Was Engineered
What is the Tea Party and where did it come from? Was it a grass-roots movement nurtured in ...
October 5, 2013
Commemorating the Financial Panic: It Ain’t Over Yet
A real economic recovery and more job creation is very unlikely. In fact, all the war talk and ...
September 16, 2013
Nelson Mandela’s Final Battle: Dying With Dignity
If I were an ailing Nelson Mandela, and, at all conscious of the storms surrounding me, I might ...
July 17, 2013
When the Public Is in Trouble, Public TV Gets Hammered
New York—It’s hard for me to feel sorry about the travails of PBS NewsHour where bland has been ...
June 30, 2013
Whole World Is Crying Out For Nelson Mandela
The clock is ticking for Nelson Mandela’s life. The latest news is not good. His condition is now ...
June 27, 2013
Ethical Conundrums: Left, Right, and Center
NEW YORK—The annual Left Forum here is holding a panel that touches on ethics and I was asked ...
June 27, 2013
Debating Global Media—in Kazakhstan
The news dissector found a refreshingly open debate about media in an unlikely spot—the somewhat closed society of ...
May 1, 2013
Reliving the South African Struggle in London
Thomas Wolfe wrote “You Can’t Go Home Again” years ago, and its core truth keeps popping up in ...
March 27, 2013
Hunter Biden Changes Answer When Asked If He Discussed Business Dealings With Joe Biden
LeBron James Says NBA GM Who Tweeted About Hong Kong Was ‘Misinformed’
Hunter Biden Defends Ukraine and China Work, Admits Political Error
Hong Kong Leader Denounces Visiting US Officials for Biased View of Protests
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Ted Cruz Urges Administration to Release Transcripts of Biden’s Calls With Ukraine
Isabel van Brugen
US Lawmaker Criticizes Beijing Bullying After Visa Denial
Tens of Thousands of Hong Kong Protesters Plead for US Help
Gaetz Kicked Out of Impeachment Hearing, Claims Democrats Barring House Judiciary Committee Members
Trump: 1,000 US Troops Leaving Syria to Remain in the Region to Stop ISIS Revival
Mimi Nguyen Ly
China’s Latest Trade Data Reveal Economic Trouble Ahead, as Future of US–China Trade Talks Remains Unclear