The Four Storms of the Apocalypse: Katrina, Sandy, Maria and Dorian.

The Four Storms of the Apocalypse: Katrina, Sandy, Maria and Dorian.

CounterPunch The history of the United States remains shrouded in the fog of myth and overlain by the mists of time. Here in the stygian gloom, its founding looms as the triumph of freedom over tyranny; its slaveholding the reasonable exploitation of an inferior race;...

Trump Leaves Afghanistan and Pakistan at His Mercy

Trump Leaves Afghanistan and Pakistan at His Mercy

Truthdig The Doha talks between the United States and the Taliban to work out a peace deal to end Afghanistan’s 18-year conflict began with a whimper a year ago. They ended Saturday with a presidential tweet from the White House that was...

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From meritocracy to social media

From meritocracy to social media

"We don’t need to cleanse our meritocracy of undeserving people or upgrade our meritocrats; we need to dismantle the whole system. Even when it works, Markovits argues, meritocracy is a primary driver of inequality in America." The Nation features an...

From banning Palestinians to tech censorship

From banning Palestinians to tech censorship

There has always been a focus on Trumps immigration policies since he announced he was going to ban Muslims from entering the country during the campaign. While he tried following up on that promise when he entered office through executive order, and faced extended...

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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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Izzy Award 2019

Izzy Award 2019

2019 Izzy Award: Editors of Earth Island Journal, Laura Flanders, Dave Lindorff, Aaron Mate The eleventh annual Izzy Award was presented on April 15, 2019 to the editors of Earth Island Journal, Laura Flanders, Dave Lindorff, and Aaron Mate. Earth Island...

Todd Miller Comes To IC This Fall

Todd Miller Comes To IC This Fall

Todd Miller, an award winning journalist will speak at Ithaca College on October 22, 2019 at 5:30 pm. The venue is Emerson Suites at Ithaca College. EMPIRE OF BORDERS “Joining meticulous documentation and vivid on-the-ground research in multiple border hot spots...