• A Sinister Inheritance

    So far, excessive powers exercised by Trump have been powers he inherited from Bush and Obama. Since 9/11 the powers of the Executive Branch have grown alarmingly. No president has moved to retract these powers and none will.  Presidents pledge to defend the Constitution of the United States. Since...
  • Unmasking the Myths

    Israel has spent an enormous amount of time and energy on its public relations image, especially in America.  For instance, the story that Israel was a land without a people for a people without a land. When Israel was established in 1949 there were over 700,000 Palestinians living there....
  • Corporate News

    Underwriting Occupation

    Americans aren’t stupid, but when it comes to Palestine/Israel, they’re profoundly ignorant … and it’s deliberate. CNN’s Wolf Blitzer has written a book whitewashing Israeli spying on the US and has worked for the Israel lobby. Time Magazine’s bureau chief, Joel Greenberg served in the Israeli army. Atlantic staffers,...
  • Corporate Media

    Down the Memory Hole

    During the next four years reality will be more elusive than ever before. Fortunately we have media we can trust. The corporate state knows this and has declared war against non-corporate media. In late November, the Washington Post ran the headline: “Russian propaganda effort helped spread ‘fake news’ during...
  • If You Can’t Raise the Bridge, Lower the River

    The 2016 election is finally over.  The rush of Brown and Black Democratic voters who were going to stop Trump never materialized, or did they? One way to win an election when you don’t have enough votes is to reduce the number of votes available to your opposition. Voter...
  • All Meat from the Same Bone

    The following events took place in Santa Rosa, California during the last part of October. On October 20th, Issa Amro, leader of Youth Against Settlements, a nonviolent resistance organization from Hebron, Palestine, spoke at Santa Rosa Junior College (SRJC).  Issa spoke about his hometown, Hebron.  Hebron lies within the...
  • Sounding the Siren

      Written by David Duncan (California State University, East Bay) Contact David: dduncan945@gmail.com Edited by Aimee Casey (Diablo Valley College) Faculty Adviser: Nolan Higdon (California State University, East Bay) The sun’s reflection off of the windshield of the Rural/Metro ambulance is a refreshing sight to the emergency medical technician...
  • #Revolution: How Social Media is Changing Business

    “Social media is no longer considered a lightweight addition to the serious business of the newsroom. It is recognized as a central pillar that the newsroom depends upon to operate.” As the quote shows, social media is no longer a platform where young adults flash their emotions and complaints....
  • #PrezElect2016: Social Media’s Impacts on the U.S 2016 Elections

      Social media has become an essential tool for influencing public opinion and political participation, particularly in the 2016 presidential election. Social media has given candidates the opportunity to reach out to a larger pool of voters, who are able to access information about their campaigns 24/7. Candidates have...