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Stop Normalizing Hate: Reactionary White Nationalism Doesn’t Equal ‘Populism’

The term “populist” badly downplays the fact Bannon helped run a race-baiting cesspool, while underplaying Bannon’s own alleged history of anti-Semitism.

December 1, 2016
Press finally focusing on Trump's business conflicts

Too Little, Too Late: Media Finally See Trump’s Potential Conflicts

If Clinton arrived at the White House with open and boundless business conflicts, how would the press cover that story? What kind of outraged, lecturing tone would journalist take? Now treat the Trump story the same way.

November 30, 2016
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How Mainstream Headlines Have Been Normalizing Donald Trump

By continually refusing to use headlines to call out Trump’s ties to extremists, incessant lying, and his atrocious behavior, media are normalizing his actions. There have been pleas from many in media to stop normalizing Trump. Headlines would be a good place to start.

November 29, 2016
Breitbart uses anti-semitic nazi inspired language to attack George Soros

Breitbart Uses Nazi-Inspired Anti-Semitic Rhetoric In George Soros Attack

The “octopus” wording is overt anti-Semitic rhetoric dating back to at least the 1930s, when it was a common theme in Nazi propaganda. The imagery of a Jewish octopus engulfing the globe or ensnaring political institutions can be found on other white supremacist and neo-Nazi online forums, as well as on Fox News’ airwaves.

November 29, 2016
Lessons to learn from 2016 election

We’ve Got Some Big Lessons To Learn From The 2016 Election

Two things need to be done in the national fight to build successful labor and progressive political movements. Workers and voters who have been divided must unite. And they must unite under their own organic leadership.

November 25, 2016
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Stop Calling It The ‘Alt-Right’ – It’s The Brat Right

Breitbart, however fascist or Nazi, is not really about politics, morals, principles or beliefs. It’s about the fun of being naughty, the kind of puerile fun little bullies have. Our indignation at their naughtiness fills them with “we glee,” the glee of being part of their naughty little gang. We should call them the brat-right and bratbart news.

November 24, 2016
"Lock her up" Clinton prosecution

Conservatives Bristle As Trump Backs Off Clinton Prosecution

“She went through a lot and suffered greatly in many different ways, and I am not looking to hurt them at all. The campaign was vicious,” Trump told the Times, adding that launching an investigation was “not something I feel very strongly about.”

November 22, 2016
Robert Mercer

Meet Robert Mercer, Billionaire Benefactor Of Breitbart

By giving millions to a conservative super PAC, Make America Number 1, which his daughter Rebekah chaired, Robert Mercer seems to have bought more influence over Trump’s campaign than any other donor

November 21, 2016
Trump yells at media

6 Despicable Things President-Elect Trump Has Done This Week

It has been one of the longest weeks in human history and the Trump presidency has not even begun yet. Here is a partial list of the both the horrors and the mere affronts to decency Trump has visited upon us this week.

November 20, 2016
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Normalizing The Abnormal: NPR Begins Its Whitewashing Of Breitbart’s Racism

Pollak’s segment was a master class in obfuscation and a primer on how to flip the script and turn totally justified accusations of bigotry, misogyny and anti-Semitism into “reverse racism.”

November 17, 2016
Steve Bannon, head of the news website Breitbart News, was named to the new position of campaign chief executive officer. Bannon, a conservative flamethrower was referred to by ousted Corey Lewandowski as "a street fighter" like himself. The campaign statement announcing the changes touted a Bloomberg Politics article that branded Bannon "the most dangerous political operative in America." REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

Bannon’s Gravy Train Is Secretive Radical Right-Wing Billionaire Family

Bannon’s revolution is being led by the very people Trump demonized in Rust Belt states — the elite players in American finance and media. No one epitomizes that contradiction as clearly as the billionaire Mercer family.

November 16, 2016
Steve Bannon and his attacks on women

Steve Bannon And His History Of Attacks Against Women

Steve Bannon’s background and reputation is steeped in accusations of misogyny and assault, and critics are protesting his appointment.

November 15, 2016
Media normalizing Trump

Right On Cue, Media Begins To Normalize Trump

Overall there’s a creeping sense that we’re stuck with Trump and we should make it “work” in some type of do-goody liberal appeal to patriotism. But this is wrong, both tactically and ethically.

November 14, 2016
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10 Plagues Unearthed By This Election

This election laid bare what has long plagued us. The clash between Trump and Clinton slit open the underbelly of America and a toxic stew has oozed out.

November 9, 2016
Former MLB player Curt Schilling to join Breitbart

Breitbart News To Hire Conservative Conspiracy Theorist Curt Schilling

Schilling was fired from ESPN after he shared an anti-transgender image on Facebook; he had previously been suspended for comparing Muslims to Nazis on Twitter. In other social media postings, Schilling has repeatedly demonized Muslims as killers, shared a picture calling Hillary Clinton a drunk murderer, and suggested civil rights leaders like Rep. John Lewis (D-GA) aren’t patriotic.

October 24, 2016
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Donald Trump Is A Serial Anti-Semite

Trump’s anti-Semitism comes in different shapes and sizes. He verbalizes it, encourages it, enables it, tolerates it, and makes excuses for it. What he doesn’t do is condemn it.

October 24, 2016
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Donald Trump’s Very Weird Russia Thing

Donald Trump, the Republican Party presidential nominee, has a Putin thing. The Trump campaign has a Russia thing. And Trump Tower has a Russian mobster-running-an-illegal-gambling-operation thing.

October 22, 2016
Bannon O'Keefe Trump Nexus

The James O’Keefe-Donald Trump-Breitbart News Nexus

Trump is using convicted criminal James O’Keefe’s heavily edited video to support his claims of a “rigged election” — a page out of Breitbart’s playbook.

October 21, 2016
David Duke

Channeling Goebbels: Neo-Nazis Cheer Trump’s ‘Globalist’ Speech

The white nationalist “alt-right” site The Right Stuff praised Trump’s speech, arguing, “somehow Trump manages to channel Goebbels and ‘Detroit Republicanism’ all at the same time.”

October 16, 2016
Republican U.S. presidential nominee Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally in Ambridge, Pennsylvania, October 10, 2016.   REUTERS/Mike Segar

Wounded Trump Retreats Into The Breitbart Media Bunker

Why, millions of tuned-in voters likely asked, was the Republican nominee in 2016 fixating on allegations about Bill Clinton from decades ago? Especially when he’s not even running for office?

October 11, 2016
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Excerpt: Behind The Secretly Funded Right-Wing Attack On The Clinton Foundation

For conservative funders seeking to take down the most formidable Democratic presidential contender, Schweizer offered not just audacity and experience but his own nonprofit. As president of the Government Accountability Institute in Tallahassee, Florida, he could accept millions of dollars in tax-exempt funds for research, promotion, and expenses (including his $200,000 annual salary) from foundations and individuals. And unlike the Clintons, who had disclosed decades of tax returns and more than 300,000 foundation donors, Schweizer didn’t have to reveal any of his funders.

October 9, 2016
Campaign CEO Stephen Bannon listens during Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump's round table discussion on security at Trump Tower in the Manhattan borough of New York, U.S., August 17, 2016. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

Trump’s New CEO: A Domestic Violence Charge And Possible Voter Fraud

Donald Trump’s new CEO for his campaign, Stephen Bannon, was charged with domestic violence in 1996, according to a Politico report out this week, and may have committed felony voter fraud by having an active voter registration at a property set to be demolished in Florida.

August 26, 2016
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump speaks during a round table discussion with law enforcement officials in Akron, Ohio, U.S., August 22, 2016. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

Trump’s Media Obsession Led Him To Hire The Head Of A Far-Right News Site To Run His Campaign

It seemed bizarre. But Donald Trump’s choice last week of a renegade, far-right news executive to lead his campaign was an inevitable culmination of a candidate’s war with the mainstream media and his embrace of his party’s most incendiary voices.

August 22, 2016
Campaign CEO Stephen Bannon listens during Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump's round table discussion on security at Trump Tower in the Manhattan borough of New York, U.S., August 17, 2016. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

6 Manufactured News Scandals Produced And Promoted By Breitbart News And New Trump Campaign Chief Bannon

Viral lies destroy lives, and Breitbart and Bannon are masters of this disgusting trade.

August 20, 2016
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With Trump-Breitbart Alliance, The Right-Wing Media’s Civil War Just Got A Whole Lot Worse

A growing list of horrified conservative commentators have watched Donald Trump swallow the Republican Party this year, convinced he’s dooming the GOP with a major November loss. One of their key complaints has been that the erstwhile candidate has embraced dark elements of the far-right media; that Trump is just recycling irresponsible nonsense pushed by sites that are blindly loyal to him, like Breitbart News.

August 19, 2016