NBA coach on GOP: 'They're spewing this fear … We’re the ones getting shot'

During a postgame press conference yesterday, Los Angeles Clippers coach Doc Rivers had a powerfully emotional reaction to the recent shooting of Jacob Blake in Kenosha, Wisconsin. Against the backdrop of the Republican National Convention — which has included a litany of white grievances and a fusillade of racial scaremongering — Rivers, who played for more…

malign disinformation/disruption mischief has been operating since 2016 and it's getting worse

Recall that the White House “over-classified” various documents to prevent Congressional investigation in the Trump impeachment. On the other side of the public sphere, websites like Global Research and Newsfront spread conspiracy theories also promoted by Russian Intelligence. CHICAGO (AP) — The State Department says Russia is using a well-developed online operation that includes a…

stages of grieving for democracy after “getting over it”

Abuse of power and obstruction of Congress. We are in the midst of the WH crime spree and it must end. Michelle Goldberg worries about it in the NY Times. Democracy Grief Is Real Seeing what Trump is doing to America, many find it hard to fight off despair. “Left to fester, What does “money”…