Democracy ~ Howard Zinn

“Democracy depends on citizens being informed, and since our media, especially television (which is the most important source of news for most Americans) reports mostly what the people in power do, and repeats what the people in power say, the public is badly informed, and it means we cannot really say we have a functioningContinue reading “Democracy ~ Howard Zinn”

The Media: Have You No Shame

What happened in Newtown, CT was horrible, gut wrenching, and/or whatever spin you want to put on it. To interview police, first responders is one thing, but to interview children of a school, that went through a horrible nightmare is uncalled for. The children that attend that school, will be living this for the restContinue reading “The Media: Have You No Shame”