As a result of interference by billionaires and what appears to be a strategy for pleasing as many people as possible, “balance” has become a frequent substitute for accuracy.
The Pension Peril” is secretly funded by former Enron trader John Arnold, a billionaire political powerbroker who is actively trying to shape public pension policy. The series, promoting cuts to public employee pensions, is airing on hundreds of PBS outlets all over the nation.
The New Jersey General Assembly committee investigating the Bridge-Gate scandal has released the names of 20 subpoenas issued as part of the inquiry into last year’s lane closures on the George Washington Bridge.
If all goes according to plan, Iran will begin freezing and then rolling back its most worrisome nuclear activities on Monday under an agreement reached over the weekend with the United States and other major powers.
If being able to work for free is a requirement to getting your foot in the door at most media outlets, that would do a pretty good job of excluding a variety of points of view – including those of people of color.