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GOP’s vote to cut NPR funds seen as attack on public media

The House voted today to bar federal funding of National Public Raido and ban stations from using federal money to pay their NPR dues.

Video: Danny Glover joins worker protest in Indianapolis

Actor and activist Danny Glover joined hundreds of protestors Feb. 28th, in Indianapolis, to rally against the state's Republican lawmakers anti-worker agenda.

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Why so little reporting on Spokane bomb threat?

There is a well-documented history of the corporate media playing down domestic terrorism threats “that don’t involve Arab or Muslim” alleged conspirators.

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Immigrant rights activists step up fight in Utah

A group of young people with a group called "Cuentame" has taken the fight for immigrant rights to a whole new level.

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The GOP attack on NPR

The Republicans' main interest in the NPR fights is to destroy this nation's only democratically controlled media.

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Residents protest “Brighton Beach” stereotypes

BROOKLYN, N.Y. - The Russian-speaking residents of Brighton Beach are fighting caricatures and ethnic bias in a new Lifetime Television series.

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Fans count down to Olbermann’s return

Fans of Keith Olbermann, the fiery MSNBC host with a hefty liberal bent, are cheering the network's decision to end his suspension.

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Stewart and Colbert draw mammoth crowd with many messages

Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert framed Saturday's rally as a call for national unity and a rejection of media fear-mongering , but many participants had a more specific political message in mind.

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Gold companies make big profits with Glenn Beck

Hate radio is extremely profitable, particularly if you are in the gold business.

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Comcast NBC merger “threatens democracy”

CHICAGO - Comcast plans to take over NBC Universal in a $30 billion mega-merger between the two media giants, unless government regulators nix the deal.

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