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  • Here Are the 10 Greatest Hoaxes of All Time April 21, 2018
    var icx_publication_id = 18566; var icx_content_id = '1030089'; Click here for reuse options! There really is a sucker born every minute. The year 2014 featured one of the banner scientific hoaxes of recent history, the delightful triple-breasted lady. Tampa, Florida’s Alisha Jasmine Hessler thrilled the breast lovers among us with tales (and accompanying photos) of […]
    Larry Schwartz, AlterNet
  • Dear Liberal America: The FBI Is Not Your Friend -- And It Never Has Been April 21, 2018
    The love and kisses tour of J. Edgar Comey has put a smiling face on an agency known for hardball and duplicity Have you been watching the roundelay of appearances former FBI Director James Comey has made this week on his tour to promote his book, “A Higher Loyalty: Truth, Lies, and Leadership”? On Tuesday, […]
    Lucian K. Truscott IV, Salon
  • Enoch Powell And the Concerning Popularity of His Racist Speech April 21, 2018
    It's been 50 years since British shadow defense secretary Enoch Powell gave his "rivers of blood" speech on April 20, 1968. It has been 50 years since British shadow defence secretary Enoch Powell gave his "rivers of blood" speech on April 20, 1968. To mark the half-centenary, the BBC broadcast his speech for the first […]
    Al Jazeera
  • HBO's Bill Maher Explains Why Donald Trump Is Uniquely Dangerous April 21, 2018
    var icx_publication_id = 18566; var icx_content_id = '1091317'; Click here for reuse options! Maher said that Trump makes him think differently about previous presidents. On the Friday's episode of HBO's "Real Time," Bill Maher succinctly explained why President Donald Trump is a uniquely dangerous commander in chief who merits strong opposition.One of Maher's guests, the […]
    Cody Fenwick, AlterNet
  • Texas Charter School Asked Students to List 'Positive Aspects' of Slavery April 21, 2018
    var icx_publication_id = 18566; var icx_content_id = '1091315'; Click here for reuse options! "What the hell is this revisionist history lesson trying to achieve here?!?" An enraged father was in disbelief when he saw his eighth grader's homework assignment. The student was given a paper with two columns to fill out by listing the "positive […]
    Cody Fenwick, AlterNet
  • CNN's Anderson Cooper Says Jeff Sessions' Warning Could Portend Another 'Saturday Night Massacre' April 21, 2018
    var icx_publication_id = 18566; var icx_content_id = '1091313'; Click here for reuse options! The Washington Post reported that the attorney general told the White House he may resign if Rod Rosenstein is fired. Attorney General Jeff Sessions told the White House he may have to resign if Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein is fired, according […]
    Cody Fenwick, AlterNet
  • Earth Day Is a Reminder That Humans Have the Power to Change Our Planet April 21, 2018
    We're entering a new epoch. For nearly 50 years, Earth Day has provided an opportunity for people across the globe to come together and rally in support of the natural world. While the specific challenges have varied, the goal has remained more or less the same: to protect the rich, biological world that the current […]
    Christopher Preston, The Conversation
  • The March for Science Is Being Transformed by Indigenous Knowledge April 20, 2018
    This year’s march may be smaller, but the movement of scientists who are advocating for scientific integrity is growing. The March for Science this year is set for April 14. Last year’s march drew tens of thousands who marched to protest the Trump administration’s war on science. Since then, a corresponding March for Indigenous Science has […]
    Terri Hansen, YES! Magazine
  • Watch an Ohio Racist Malfunction When Reporter Asks Which Side Won the Civil War April 20, 2018
    History is no friend to racists appealing to nationalism. An Ohio man apparently decided his collection of lawn jockey ornaments wasn’t racist enough, so he placed afro wigs on them and set them among his Confederate flag displays.Louie Jones Jr. lives in the Lindale home with his father, and he said the display has been up […]
    Travis Gettys, Raw Story
  • New York Times Still Can't Admit It Botched a Major Trump Story Before the Election April 20, 2018
    var icx_publication_id = 18566; var icx_content_id = '1091306'; Click here for reuse options! The article said the FBI saw no clear link between Trump and Russia. We now know there were several. Eight days before the 2016 presidential election, the New York Times ran a story throwing cold waters on burgeoning conspiracy theorists. Its headline read: […]
    Cody Fenwick, AlterNet

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