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Media Bits and Bytes - December 11, 2018

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Why CNN Fired Hill; Tech To Labor's Rescue; The Need For a Black Press; Regulating AI; News or Nonstop Lies?; Pretzels and Politics; NPR's Restless Temps

The Harsh and Unjust Punishment of Marc Lamont Hill

David Palumbo-Liu The Nation
The attacks are a threat to academic freedom and the criticism of Israeli human-rights abuses. CNN should immediately reinstate its former commentator; it should not cave in to the idea that criticizing Israel is anti-Semitic or hate speech.

In U.S. Media, Israel Is Untouchable

Gideon Levy Haaretz
You can attack the Palestinians in America uninterrupted, call to expel them and deny their existence. Just don’t dare say a bad word about Israel, the holy of holies.

Tidbits - Nov. 15, 2018 - Reader Comments: 2018 elections - What Next; Proportional Representation; Police and White Supremacists; Anti-Gravity; Labor Solidarity; Rabbis Support Refugee Caravan; War in Gaza; FREE Film Showings; more

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Reader Comments: 2018 elections - What Next; Proportional Representation; Police Links to White Supremacists; Anti-Gravity; Labor International Solidarity; Private Equity and Workers; Refugee Caravan; New War in Gaza; FREE Film Showings; and more....

Tidbits - Nov. 8, 2018 - Reader Comments: 2018 elections, Voter Suppression, Georgia; Racism and Anti-Semitism; Contemporary Music and Theme of Work; Military Budget; US Foreign Policies and Wars; Toward Racial Justice; Announcements...

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Reader Comments: Reader Comments: 2018 elections, Voter Suppression, Georgia; Connected Fights: Racism and Anti-Semitism; Contemporary Music and Theme of Work; Military Budget; U.S. Foreign Policies and Wars; Toward Racial Justice; Announcements...

Two-State Hypocrisy

Mohamed Mohamed The Electronic Intifada
Zionist youth demonstration One might ask, what is the problem with a two-state solution, if it will lead to peace between Palestinians and Israelis?

Why We Continue to March in Gaza

Abdalrahim Alfarra The Electronic Intifada
waving Palestinian flag in midst of black smoke The soldiers were looking at us and their weapons were aimed toward us. And there was a deceitful sniper who waved at us, telling us to leave the place safely.
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