I really was going to leave the Isla Vista shooting alone–two degrees of separation from the killer’s family, four degrees from a victim. But WTF, Exene?
|By: Lisa Derrick Thursday May 29, 2014 8:55 am|
|By: Connor Gibson Friday June 14, 2013 11:27 am|
Shenanigans at the front door of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce yesterday reveal that the Chamber has dropped its lawsuit against the Yes Men, the activist duo famous for their elaborate prime-time pranks against Dow Chemical, Chevron, the World Trade Organization, and other giant entities known for putting their profit margins before people and the planet.
The Yes Men went to the Chamber yesterday morning in attempts to convince the business front group not to drop the lawsuit.
That’s right. The Yes Men want to be sued by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
|By: amerigus Sunday February 17, 2013 5:00 pm|
Because of a ten year mainstream media whitewash, it’s been generally accepted that “mistakes” resulted in a war that claimed over 4,800 US troops. But this week, MSNBC will rock the boat, suggesting false pretenses took us to war, meaning the nation should start debating consequences.
|By: Scarecrow Tuesday July 3, 2012 2:10 pm|
Bill McKibben, climate expert and founder of 350.org has a piece reminding us that the extreme and extremely dangerous weather events we’re seeing across the US are occurring in a context of global climate change. With Bill’s permission, we’re reposting his article which appears at Daily Beast.
|By: emptywheel Wednesday April 13, 2011 3:01 pm|
No one really wants to report on what GE’s approach to taxes is. To the extent they do, they accept GE’s explanation unquestioningly. But if the AP had a sense of what GE’s real approach to taxes is, they would never have fallen for the hoax in the first place.