Blog Profile / AlterNet


URL :http://www.alternet.org/
Filed Under:News / Independent News
Posts on Regator:21386
Posts / Week:42.5
Archived Since:January 31, 2008

Blog Post Archive

Is There a Single Food That You Can Survive on Forever?

Potatoes are close, but not close enough. Potatoes are close, but not close enough. Potatoes are awesome, but not enough to live off of them forever. Deposit photos For all of 2016, Andrew Taylor ate only potatoes. There were a few caveats: He ate both white potatoes and sweet ones, and sometimes mixed in soymilk, tomato sauce, salt and herbs. Show More Summary

Republican Governors Have Created a Fake News Site Masquerading as a Legitimate Publication

Even GOP strategists concede it's propaganda. Never underestimate Republicans’ willingness to pull out a shovel when it seems they’ve hit rock bottom. For proof one need look no further than the Free Telegraph, a website purposely constructed...Show More Summary

Latino Officials Arrested in Dream Act Protest Outside Trump Tower

The stakes have been raised in the fight to protect DACA. While Donald Trump was threatening to destroy North Korea in his first major speech to the United Nations, Reps. Adriano Espaillat (D-NY), Luis V. Gutierrez (D-IL) and Raul Grijalva...Show More Summary

St. Louis Police Ripped for 'Alarming,' Unconstitutional Treatment of Demonstrators

Officers loudly mocked protest chants after making a series of arrests. Members of law enforcement and civil libertarians were strongly critical of the tactics and behavior of the St Louis police department amid protests over the acquittal of a white officer in the 2011 shooting death of a black man. Show More Summary

Stephen Miller Censors Internal Report on Refugees to Push Nakedly Xenophobic Agenda

The Trump administration ignores hard data proving refugees benefit the country economically. The Trump administration is suppressing an internal executive branch report that found refugees admitted into the U.S. add billions to federal...Show More Summary

Trump Draws Awkward Silence at UN After Joke About Socialism Bombs

The president paused for a raucous ovation. He received a tepid applause. President Donald Trump criticized the collapse of democracy in Venezuela during his Tuesday address to the United Nations “I ask every country represented here today to be prepared to do more to address this very real crisis. Show More Summary

Could Sean Hannity's Deranged New Conspiracy Theory Cost Him His Job?

The Fox News host has gone rogue in his defense of former colleague Bill O'Reilly. Fox News host Sean Hannity turned his radio show into a platform for embattled former colleague Bill O’Reilly to undermine the reports of sexual harassment that led Fox to terminate his employment earlier this year, and repeatedly urged him to return to the network. Show More Summary

Chelsea Manning Scorches Harvard for Rescinding Fellowship Offer Under Pressure from the CIA

"This is a police state." Chelsea Manning has accused Harvard University of caving into pressure from the CIA in reversing its invitation to her to become a visiting fellow, in what the former US soldier and whistleblower described as a “police state”. Show More Summary

White People Lack Empathy Across the Socioeconomic Spectrum, New Study Reveals

We can't keep attributing Trump's rise to economic anxiety. Since the election of Donald Trump, the hunt to figure out what’s the matter with White America has pitted racism against economic anxiety as if those things existed in separate and competing silos, forcing a narrow debate about the future of identity politics that seemingly goes nowhere. Show More Summary

Matt Lauer Pins Bill O'Reilly on Sexual Harassment Charges in Tense 'Today Show' Interview

"Why didn't you sue these women?" NBC’s Matt Lauer got into a tense interview with Bill O’Reilly on Tuesday in which he cornered the disgraced former Fox News host over the multiple claims of sexual harassment leveled against him. Throughout...Show More Summary

NBC Is Giving Accused Sexual Predator Bill O’Reilly a Platform to Sell His Book

Click here for reuse options! As if he needed more publicity, O’Reilly will appear on the "Today Show" this morning. Despite being forced out of his Fox News show after multiple allegations of sexual harassment, Bill O’Reilly is back on television again today. Show More Summary

Democrat on Senate Judiciary Committee Says Sarah Huckabee Sanders Could Be Indicted

Her press briefing comments raise legal concerns. Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (), ranking Democrat on the Senate Judiciary Committee, explained during an MSNBC appearance that White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders may have put herself in legal jeopardy. Show More Summary

Mueller's Russia Probe Looks Like an 'Organized Crime Syndicate' Investigation

Picking locks to execute search warrants isn't normal. Matt Apuzzo, who contributed to the New York Times report about the expected indictmentt of President Donald Trump's campaign manager Paul Manafort, appeared on MSNBC to discuss the Russia investigation with Rachel Maddow. Show More Summary

Conservative Commentator Scottie Nell Hughes: 'I Was Raped by Charles Payne and Again by Fox News'

Hughes filed a lawsuit Monday accusing network executives of targeting her for speaking up. Former Fox News contributor Scottie Nell Hughes on Monday filed suit against the network, claiming she was raped by Fox Business Network host...Show More Summary

Obama's Wall Street Speeches Have a Message for the Democrats

In the struggle for the party's future, the ex-president's paid private chats send a message. If you’re wondering where Barack Obama stands in the struggle for the future of the Democratic Party, check his calendar. While supportersShow More Summary

Big Corporations Like Nestle Are Aggressively Making People Even Fatter Across the Globe

Developing countries are a hot market for Big Food's high-calorie junk food. There are now more than 700 million obese people worldwide, 108 million of them children, reported the New York Times recently. In Brazil, food giant Nestle...Show More Summary

Only Two Countries Think Trump Is Doing a Better Job Than Obama Did

A globally reviled leader makes his UN debut and lectures about mismanagement. Global public opinion of President Trump and the United States has plummeted in 2017—and that was before Trump lectured global leaders at the United Nations...Show More Summary

Hillary and the Media: Dreadful Coverage of 2016 Had Echoes of the Past

Media's distorted and derisive Clinton coverage was steeped in sexism, but the underlying problem is nothing new. I’m not going to review Hillary Clinton’s book “What Happened,” since there are approximately 12,576 reviews out there already, with more to come. Show More Summary

That Time CNN’s Jake Tapper Impersonated a Gangsta Rapper and Mocked Black Culture

Fourteen years ago, the left-bashing CNN host's racial cluelessness was on bold display. CNN host Jake Tapper has cultivated an image as the consummate centrist of the Trump era, winning reams of positive publicity by bashing the president...Show More Summary

Draining the Swamp of Turkish Money and Influences

Contractors and think-tanks pocket huge sums from Turkey, ignoring human rights abuses. Turkey has mastered the art of buying influence in Washington. It pays expensive consulting contracts to lobbyists for “strategic consulting services...Show More Summary

Recent Posting Activity

Achievements

Posts per Week
Posts on Regator

Related Blogs


Copyright © 2015 Regator, LLC