Politics and its Discontents: Pope Francis Is On The Right Track, But Not With The Right Wing

You know that when Fox News starts howling, someone is doing something right. The reactionary network is issuing dire warnings: Fox News reported on Pope Francis’ upcoming action on climate change by promoting climate change denial and suggesting that the pope is aligning with “extremists who favor widespread population control and wealth redistribution.” The segment ...

Politics and its Discontents: It’s Easy To Malign The Poor

There are just so many of them, the reasons for which Bill O’Reilly and Geraldo Rivera turn their mighty intellects to articulate: Please note that while the video plays in Explorer, it does not seem to work with Chrome. Recommend this Post

Politics and its Discontents: What Canadian Media Outlets Need

What they need is people like CNN’s Soledad O’Brien, who refuses to be cowed by right-wing bullies like John Sununu. Peter Mansbridge, are you listening? H/t Roger Ebert See also Andy Ostroy’s thoughts on The Huffington Post. Recommend this Post