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Bernie Sanders, Anti-Imperialism and Venezuela

Bernie Sanders, Anti-Imperialism and Venezuela

Counterpunch Throughout the last century, socialists have faced an uphill battle within the United States. Unlike other similarly high-income countries, the U.S. has largely remained a bastion of deeply individualist attitudes and unregulated capitalist policies. Yet,...

How Corporate Media Are Fueling a New Iran Nuclear Crisis

How Corporate Media Are Fueling a New Iran Nuclear Crisis

Truthdig The U.S. news media’s coverage of the Iran nuclear issue has been woefully off-kilter for many years. Now, however, those same outlets are contributing to the serious crisis building between Washington and Tehran. Iran has responded to Trump’s...

To Media, No Democrat Can Possibly Be Right-Wing

To Media, No Democrat Can Possibly Be Right-Wing

FAIR The 2020 presidential candidacy race is in full (absurdly early) swing, and there is a clear and obvious internal battle currently raging for the soul of the Democratic Party. One faction is attempting to pull the party in a more populist, social-democratic...

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From the Olympics to politics

From the Olympics to politics

When people think about the Olympics, what usually follows are thoughts of pomp and circumstance, medals and athletic prowess. What tends not to enter the conversation is how a country is able to, or in many cases is not, afford hosting this worldwide event. As the...

From the Democratic primaries to the economic divide

From the Democratic primaries to the economic divide

As the Democratic primary begins to kick into gear and the argument over whose ideas are dominant in the party, it's worth considering how things got to this point and why many news accounts of the 'battle for the Democratic party' may be missing the mark a bit. This...

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Activist and Journalist: Are they one and the same?

Activist and Journalist: Are they one and the same?

By Ben Kaplan - Ithaca College (Journalism, '19) Journalism is a unique profession in that there is no set job description. We are learners and teachers at the same time. We dictate the news and we respond to it. We are tools of communication and of change. It is near...

The 2019 Izzy Award happening April 15

The 2019 Izzy Award happening April 15

Izzy Award to Be Shared By Earth Island Journal and Journalists Laura Flanders, Dave Lindorff and Aaron Maté BY DAVE MALEY, APRIL 3, 2019 Award Ceremony will be held on April 15.   The Park Center for Independent Media (PCIM) at Ithaca College has announced...

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The 2019 Izzy Award happening April 15

The 2019 Izzy Award happening April 15

Izzy Award to Be Shared By Earth Island Journal and Journalists Laura Flanders, Dave Lindorff and Aaron Maté BY DAVE MALEY, APRIL 3, 2019 Award Ceremony will be held on April 15.   The Park Center for Independent Media (PCIM) at Ithaca College has announced...

Making Sense of the Elections Forum

Making Sense of the Elections Forum

In an interactive public forum moderated by Park Center for Independent Media director Raza Rumi, IC Faculty members interpreted the election results highlighting the key issues that were raised during the political campaigns. The forum addressed key questions -- what...

Speaker Series: Brandon Smith

Speaker Series: Brandon Smith

Brandon Smith, October 2018 Independent journalist Brandon Smith gave a public lecture, " What the traditional Chicago media missed in the Laquan McDonald case". Brandon Smith spoke on the power of independent journalism in exposing police brutality and racial...