Category Archive: Media

Jan 08 2018

On Neoliberalism, Ta-Nehisi Coates and Cornel West

THIS Op-Ed at Truthout should be required reading. When you cut through the who, to the heart of the debate, the actual record of results, good policy is good politics. Too Terrified to Enter an Arena of Ideas? The Debate Over Cornel West’s Critique of Ta-Nehisi Coates Thursday, January 04, 2018 By Ejike Obineme, Truthout …

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Jun 06 2017

The US Media Reeling Over British Attacks

In his opening segment John Oliver, host of HBO’s “Last Week Tonight,” laced in the the US media over its narrative the British are reeling and the notion that England is “under siege” after the latest attacks by Muslim extremists in Manchester and London. The British, too, were upset by the coverage and took to …

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May 02 2017

What Is Wrong With MSNBC?

Since the appointment of Donald Trump by the Electoral College, viewership at MSNBC has soared, particularly in the evening. So why in the world would Andy Lack, chairman of NBC News and MSNBC, want to mess with that? Huff Post‘s Ryan Grim would like to know, too: On Friday, readers of the new morning email …

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Mar 12 2017

Odds or Onions Challenge XXX

Can you pick The Onion without hovering your mouse over the links? Not much of a challenge really, but if you just looked at the headlines you’d have an easy 50 / 50 shot at being wrong.   Mom who live-streamed 10-year-old son driving due in court MONROE, Conn.— A Connecticut woman who is accused …

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Feb 26 2017

Odds or Onions Challenge XXIX

Can you pick The Onion without hovering your mouse over the links? Not much of a challenge really, but if you just looked at the headlines you’d have an easy 50 / 50 shot at being wrong.   Henryetta abolishes decades-old dance ban HENRYETTA, Okla. — Kick off the Sunday shoes: Dancing in public is …

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Feb 22 2017

Odds or Onions Challenge XXVIII

Can you pick The Onion without hovering your mouse over the links? Not much of a challenge really, but if you just looked at the headlines you’d have an easy 50 / 50 shot at being wrong. American flag has 51 stars for Pence visit to European Union BRUSSELS— The Star-Spangled Banner looked more starry …

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Feb 21 2017

Pedophilia: A Bridge Too Far For White Supremacists (Up Date)

Up Date: 2/21/2017 15:30 Apparently the pressure from colleagues worked, Yianopoilos tendered his resignation from Breitbart this afternoon. Now we should get his bigoted ass shipped back to England. I don’t think I’ll ever understand the white supremacist embrace of a gay provocateur and Breitbart editor like Milo Yiannopoulos. His appearance on “Real Time with …

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Feb 18 2017

Odds or Onions Challenge XXVII

Can you pick The Onion without hovering your mouse over the links? Not much of a challenge really, but if you just looked at the headlines you’d have an easy 50 / 50 shot at being wrong.   “Donald Trump Rants and Raves at the Press,” Donald Trump Says, Accurately DONALD TRUMP launched a surprise …

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Jan 21 2017

Odds or Onions Challenge XXVI

Can you pick The Onion without hovering your mouse over the links? Not much of a challenge really, but if you just looked at the headlines you’d have an easy 50 / 50 shot at being wrong.   Mike Pence Disappointed In The 200,000 Husbands And Fathers Who Permitted Women To Attend March WASHINGTON—Admonishing those …

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Jan 15 2017

Odds or Onions Challenge XXV

Can you pick The Onion without hovering your mouse over the links? Not much of a challenge really, but if you just looked at the headlines you’d have an easy 50 / 50 shot at being wrong.   Bear Grylls attempting to survive London on average salary The survival expert is filming a new Channel …

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