CFPB report on Reverse Mortgages confirms IW Criticisms

The Consumer Financial Protection Board released a report noting problems in the Reverse Mortgage market similar to those I stated in a prior post.

Troy Davis: Live coverage on Democracy Now!

Update Wednesday night at 11:21pm: Troy Davis died at 11:08pm. The reporters allowed in are now telling what happened. For his last words, Troy Davis asserted his innocence, told the family of the man killed, that he was not the one who killed their son, and then forgave and blessed the prison guards. Update Wednesday […]

‘Native America Calling’ Digs into the Tar Sands! “What’s really important?” 706 Arrested Protesting Keystone XL Pipeline (via 47whitebuffalo’s Blog)

Native America Calling covered the Tar Sands Protests on Tuesday, August 3o. You can listen to the entire program online at http://www.nativeamericacalling.com/ Features Environmental Activist Clayton Thomas-Muller (Cree) and other callers. It’s a GREAT radio program! Listen and learn what Indigenous People are saying about the environmental and health costs. NCA Host Harlan McKosato asks: […]

A local news update: big fire north of Sunrise Highway in Suffolk

It is Thursday, Dec. 31st at 4:05pm Ian reports from the road, that north of Sunrise Highway, and just west of Sagtikos, you can see from the road a huge fire. It looks like it may be a building or set of buildings in West Islip, but he is not positive. It does not seem […]

Help Jon Stewart school CNBC (take back the airwaves for real journalism)

Sign a petition to support Jon Stewart in his effort to make CNBC and other financial news shows start doing real, investigative journalism to protect consumers and ordinary investors.

Should the/will the NY Post boycott end?

Latest update: The NAACP, Al Sharpton, Spike Lee and others have determined that an apology is not enough. The boycott continues. The goal is to have new policies on diversity at the Post, and also for the government to reconsider the waiver Rupert Murdoch has to own more than one major media outlet within the […]

For ongoing coverage of the US attacks on Pakistan, consider Common Dreams

Common Dreams is an excellent, progressive new source. While they sometimes lean towards duopoly politics, they have occasionally written about and published greens. At a time of impending war, Common Dreams is a good source for news with a progressive and international perspective. They have already started excellent coverage of the situation in Pakistan. One […]

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