With the obligatory caveat that you should trust your own judgement and form your own opionions on the various voices across all forms of news media, this is my own list of the pundits I've settled into listening to at one point in time or another.
Jimmy Dore subscribes to a cynical view of foreign policy that is very much in the spirt of Noam Chomsky and his seminal work, Manufacturing Consent. That is our intelligence agencies and media at times seem to shift into a role of producing basi ...read more
To those hearing Trump talk about Fake News whenever it doesn't suit him, and perhaps from hearing about Bernie Sanders supporters not being happy with media coverage for years this may seem like noise or whining but I argue it isn't. It is evidence of ...read more
In this case Dore is just dissecting the great Cornell West not tripping over Fox News framing and landing solid points about looting of protesters versus where that
fits into the larger scheme of the looting going on with corporations and the covid19 stimulus bills.
To be clear, as Dore is a controversial figure even among the Progressive left, this show is left of me. That said
I absolutely keep an ear to what Jimmy Dore has to say about issues. He's older than me, and so has seen the po ...read more
The People's Party founder Nick Brana sounds off with Jimmy on what exactly is to be made of the Democratic party given
the fallout of #forcethevote.
These guys are left of me but I can't actually find much fa ...read more
Workers at Hunts Point Terminal have launched first Worker Strike since 1986 per WSWS.org.
Asked for better healthcare and a $1 raise. ...read more
Dore hilariously goes over waffling on gun rights and brings me along at every turn in his opinion on it. Lands on the real takeaway that Progressive Policies would gun-related violence and crime between UBI, M4A, and more educatio ...read more
Dore covers how larger companies are being granted the legal authority to take on the functions of government.
This concept is disorienting as I've often imagined a rosy picture of a company like Go Fund Me, evolving into a democ ...read more
Dore basically reveling in the idea of other Progressives probably not on board for #forcethevote now pitching the same concept for the Minimum Wage.
I'm very much for #forcethevote. In fact built ...read more
Always had respect for Matt Stoller before but this bumped him up my list of analysts to pay attention to.
Any content related to decisions made by Social Media Platforms catches my attention as I think it should the ...read more
The thought experiment about who would be banned from Twitter in the 60s basically sums it up for those not understanding why some on the left, like Bernie, are not comfortable with Trump's ban from the largest(reads only) Social Media Platforms.
A couple of years ago I retweeted a similar story about Amazon listed by Yahoo and got pushback from a libertarian about how despite the story on Yahoo the company still pays a ton in taxes..payroll taxes. Or local taxes. Etc ...read more
Make no mistake about, given enough time, Old Media will make the platforms of New Media the same as Cable News is today. Its been happening. We need to be aware of it. And need to look to prevent it as much as possible. ...read more