The Pentagon’s public relations machine is working overtime these days trying to sell a theme of "progress" in Afghanistan to push back against calls to end the war. The message machine behind this push is gargantuan, costing $547 million and employing more than 27,000 people. But, as our latest Rethink Afghanistan video shows, all that [...]
|By: Derrick Crowe Thursday September 2, 2010 5:55 pm|
|By: Derrick Crowe Wednesday August 25, 2010 5:00 am|
On college campuses, credit card companies entice naive undergrads into signing up for super-high-interest-rate credit cards by giving away “perceived high-value items” like t-shirts or coffee mugs. They’re called perceived high value items because they really aren’t worth as much as people assume. Their only purpose is to distract from the terrible terms in the [...]
|By: kyledeb Monday April 12, 2010 6:26 am|
Originally posted on Citizen Orange.
In case you missed it, the Associated Press recently covered our request for a meeting with Senator Scott Brown (R-Mass.). We are asking Sen. Brown to meet with us before April 17.
Harvard College Act on a Dream has been trying to meet with Sen. Brown since he was first elected at the beginning of the semester. We were told that his office was a mess the first couple of months, but we were finally asked to fax our meeting request to his office. We sent the fax on March 5, 2010.
After not getting a commitment to a meeting for over a month, we were forced to take our meeting request public. We
joined forces with the Student
Immigrant Movement to set up an
online petition which already has over 100 signatures (please sign
it if you haven’t done so, yet). The online petition resulted in
coverage from the AP, and now our request is all over the web. We were
happy to hear through the AP that his office has received our meeting
request and will shortly ask for more information from us.
Still, it’s going to take a lot more than an AP article and a hundred petition signatures to secure a meeting with Brown. Here are some things you can do to help:
|By: GregoriusU Monday October 19, 2009 7:00 am|
Parody interview with an associate of Shepard Fairey
|By: allan Saturday August 8, 2009 7:25 am|
A former NYS Assembly member and judge is sentenced in Federal court for procuring
prostitutes. For some reason, the Associated Press doesn’t give his his party affiliation.
|By: DBaker Tuesday February 10, 2009 7:46 am|
The Associated Press, who is supposed to be non-partisan, strains real hard at being “fair” in this “fact” check piece.
|By: dmac Sunday November 9, 2008 7:40 am|
I was retrieving a video clip of Tim Robbins to post on Firedoglake and happened upon something really funny.