From its founding in 2017, the one-man company rose to a “partner organisation” of the WEF and second largest donor to Biden and the Democrats’ mid-term election. It has now gone bust.
Getting Stiffed on Health Care — Again
Provisions passed by the House last year that subjected insulin products to Medicare price negotiation and capped Medicare insulin copays at $35 per month have been left out of the latest draft of the bill.
American Gun Culture & Frontier Mythology
Contrary to the imagery of the Wild West, Pierre M. Atlas says many towns in the real Old West had tougher restrictions on the carrying of guns than the one just invalidated by the Supreme Court.
Political Partisanship Is a Propaganda Lubricant
Creating big psychological identity structures out of our politics makes the job of the propagandists so very much easier, writes Caitlin Johnstone.
There Were No Calls for Censorship Against Democrats for Their False Claims About the 2016 Election
Democrats have pressured social media to take down posts that question the 2020 election, but no such pressure was exerted on Democrats who questioned the 2016 election, writes Joe Lauria.
Tearing Down the Edifice of American Democracy
The joists & beams that hold U.S. democracy are not as flexible as they appear, writes Scott Ritter. They are the byproduct of societal passion of two political parties and are on the brink of failure.
COVID-19: Some Democrats Urge Repeal of Tax Cut for Millionaires
The tax breaks were in the $2.2 trillion relief bill that Trump signed in March.
A Typical Democratic Official on the Pentagon & War–as DOD Confirms Iraq, Afghanistan Withdrawal
William J. Astore takes on Jeh Johnson’s opposition to any haste in bringing troops home from the nearly two-decade-long war in Afghanistan, before Pentagon confirmed Wednesday Iraq and Afghan withdrawals.
25 YEARS: The Meaning of Consortium News
Founding editor Bob Parry left a legacy of strict, non-partisan journalism, really the only kind of journalism that there is, which this site has endeavored to continue, writes Joe Lauria.
25 YEARS: Bob Parry’s Last Article–A Manifesto on the State of Journalism
On New Year’s Eve 2017, less than a month before he would die, CN founder Bob Parry wrote his last article, a manifesto on the remit of journalism and its threatened demise, a chilling forecast of what was to come.