An NPR resignation: And, about a possible NPR slant

Today, Wednesday, March 9, 2001, Vivian Schiller, the head of US National Public Radio (NPR) has resigned, in the midst of controversial, anti-conservative comments, made by another NPR executive and captured on undercover video. The breaking story at BBC is here. As BBC and others have noted, conservatives complain that NPR has a bias. I […]

Nader: Where Left and Right Converge

Earlier this year, Barney Frank and Ron Paul convened the Sustainable Defense Task Force, consisting of experts “spanning the ideological spectrum.” They recommended a 10-year, $1 trillion reduction in Pentagon spending that disturbed some in the military-industrial complex. Other members of Congress were surprised by this improbable combination of lawmakers taking on such a taboo […]

Missing the Mark on Deficits by Ralph Nader (via Dandelion Salad)

Who are on these deficit commissions? Nader says: “There are self-styled centrists, moderates, conservatives and liberals. There are no paradigm-busters, few challengers of assumptions, no backgrounds from unorganized labor, elderly or youth activists. Even Trade Unions advocates are rare…” …It is true that both panels do include very modest cuts in the vast bloated military […]

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