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New Gift Offer for Fund Drive

Filmmaker William Brandon Shanley has offered DVDs of his documentary on Campaign 1980 as a premium gift for donors. Narrated by actor Martin Sheen, “The Made for TV Election,” examines the media manipulation that was a key part of that turning point in American history, says Consortiumnews.com editor and founder Robert Parry.

Robert Parry’s July Fourth Appeal

For several decades now, the American Republic has been under a new form of assault, one that takes aim at what the Founders recognized as both the great strength and the great vulnerability of democracy, an informed electorate.

Make-or-Break Mid-Year Fund Drive

Several of our long-running journalistic projects – from the October Surprise hostage/election scandal of 1980 to the ongoing wars in the Muslim world – are at crucial stages, and we need your help to see them through. We are setting the goal for our mid-year fund drive at a minimum of $25,000.

In Case You Missed…

Some of our special stories in May offered insights into the killing of Osama bin Laden, the historical mysteries of past presidents John F. Kennedy and Jimmy Carter, the curious visit to Washington by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, the myths surrounding Defense Secretary Robert Gates and more.

Help Us Pay Our Writers

At the end of each month, Consortiumnews.com pays as much as it can to writers who provide original content for this Web site. This is not just the right thing to do, but it enables these talented individuals to continue to do their important work. However, because of a disappointing spring fundraiser, we need your…

Split Cartons Great for Book Clubs

Some readers have told us that our 50/50 split cartons of Secrecy & Privilege and Neck Deep are great for book clubs, with 14 copies of each book costing only $59 for the entire box (postage included for U.S. orders), or just over $2 per book. At that discount price, the full boxes of books (28…

The New Look for Consortiumnews.com

Consortiumnews.com introduces a new look for the 15-year-old Web site. Over the past couple of years, some readers have urged us to update our Web design and incorporate more of the modern bells and whistles now available for Internet sites. Well, we’ve finally taken a step in that direction. However, in keeping with our emphasis…