Category Archives: Democracy Now!

HOW TO SPOT A PROGRESSIVE IN A POLITICAL AD!

Sept. 25, 2014  By Jack Jodell.    With the next crucial election only about  six weeks away, and with radio and television already starting to fill up with noxious lying political ads, it is vitally important that voters NOT  be … Continue reading

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WHAT THE HELL KIND OF COUNTRY HAVE WE BECOME SINCE 9/11/2001?

May 15, 2014  By Jack Jodell. I have deliberately withheld my personal comments and beliefs about the whistle-blowing actions of Chelsea (formerly Bradley) Manning and Edward Snowden. I did so under the assumption that, until their true stories and motives were … Continue reading

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HEROES AND HEROINES, 2014!

Jan. 4, 2014  By Jack Jodell. HAPPY NEW YEAR, everybody! I thought I’d start this new year on a positive note. Lord knows, this blog has spent a very long time focusing on the negative aspects of our government, economy, … Continue reading

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INEQUALITY FOR ALL!

Sept. 19, 2013  By Jack Jodell. “This economy can go on no longer…because it has become absolutely criminal…this economic model is killing more people in the world than all the armies put together.” – Chilean Economist Manfred Max-Neef – I … Continue reading

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FREE SPEECH TV FOR YOU AND ME!

July 21, 2013  By Jack Jodell. As those who have followed this blog for some time are well aware, I have justifiably berated our pathetic and childish mainstream media for many years. Their shallowness, repetitiveness, and propensity for featuring sensationalism and … Continue reading

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THE ALTERNATIVE TO MAINSTREAM, CORPORATE MEDIA!

By Jack Jodell, Nov. 29, 2011 If you’re as sick of mainstream, corporate media as I am, I’d like to remind you that we are NOT limited solely to the same old corporatist, commercial-laden garbage that constantly bombards us on … Continue reading

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GREAT PROGRESSIVE VOICES (Part II)

By Jack Jodell, May 9, 2011 AMY GOODMAN (1957- ) is a very talented journalist, author, activist, and host of LINK TV’s Democracy Now!, which is also carried on nearly 300 radio stations. The show is one of a kind, in that … Continue reading

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