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Climate Change, Media, Psychology & the Denial of Death

Mitchell J. Rabin | Posted 04.10.2014 | Green
Mitchell J. Rabin

On the standard, commercial television channels we hear about extreme weather virtually every single day. Droughts in the southwest hardly seen since...

Time Warner Cable Tone Deaf to Customers During Media Blackout

Lorraine Devon Wilke | Posted 10.11.2013 | Media
Lorraine Devon Wilke

I don't care whose fault it is. When two multi-billion dollar companies get into a hissy fit about money, then take their punitive actions out against their customers, they are severely tone deaf to the principles of the marketplace. Customers don't like to be the vessels for vitriol between parties who exist in a vaunted state of wealthy corporate cluelessness.

NYPD Oversight Bill Introduced To Overlook Muslim and Occupy Wall Street Abuses

AP | By The Associated Press | Posted 04.11.2012 | New York

ALBANY, N.Y. — Three Democratic New York state senators want an independent inspector to oversee the New York Police Department after what they ...

After OWS, NYPD Reinforces Media Training On How To Deal With Journalists

Posted 12.22.2011 | New York

Following the NYPD's controversial "media blackout" during the Occupy Wall Street raid in November, New York's finest are getting retrained on media g...

Mayor Bloomberg Defends NYPD's Handling Of Press During Raid

Posted 12.09.2011 | New York

Mayor Bloomberg is still defending the NYPD's raid on Occupy Wall Street in November. In two separate incidents this week, the Mayor addressed cri...

Deadly Silence on Fukushima

Vivian Norris | Posted 07.08.2011 | World
Vivian Norris

I received the following email a few days ago from a Russian nuclear physicist friend who is an expert on the kinds of gases being released at Fukushi...

New Photos Show Oil-Soaked Dolphins Struggling in Barataria Bay, Louisiana

Georgianne Nienaber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Georgianne Nienaber

There are no published photos or videos that we've been able to find, no stories that describe the oil-encrusted dorsal fins and odd behavior that suggest an under-reported environmental catastrophe.

Bill Keller: David Rohde Thanked Me For Kidnapping Media Blackout

The New York Observer | John Koblin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

1. Bill Keller on David Rohde: "I was relived this morning when I talked to David and he said, 'By the way, thank you for not making a public event ou...

Senate Passes Huge War-Funding Bill In The Shadow Of Wall Street Bailout Debate

Tommy News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Tommy News

As the markets plunge, the Pentagon is in line for a record budget. In addition to the $70 billion approved this summer, the Defense Department will receive $488 billion, a 6 percent increase.

The Story the Media Forgot

Carine Fabius | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Carine Fabius

The Pentagon thinks the American public should be spared funeral images because we would be too sad. We would want to stay home and cry rather than go out shopping. Oh, wait a minute; We can't afford to go shopping anymore.