When I went to work for Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin (PPWI) in 2003 as their legislative director, I was unprepared for the attacks this organization experiences on a routine basis.
It is a sad spectacle to see WI Governor Scott Walker taking money from the president of the "Council of Conservative Citizens,” a white supremacist group that grew out of the White Citizens Councils and is credited with radicalizing the man who massacred nine parishioners in the historic Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, SC.
In a new interview with Charles Margulis at the Center for Environmental Health John Stauber--the founder of the Center for Media and Democracy, which publishes PRWatch.org--discusses "toxic flame retardants" and the 20th anniversary of the publication of his classic expose of the public relations industry, "Toxic Sludge Is Good for You."
In a recent column Kimberly Strassel spent over 800 words arguing the basic conceit of UnKochMyCampus, a campaign uniting students at universities around the country who are working to increase transparency on their campuses and fight attempts by corporate donors like Charles and David Koch from influencing their education.
Two Mondays ago, Scott Walker, the governor of Wisconsin and a fast-rising Republican star, signed a “right-to-work” bill into law in his state, calling it “one more tool that will help grow good-paying, family-supporting jobs here in the state of Wisconsin.”
While Walker tries to build a national reputation as a straight shooter, the facts paint a picture of a politician governing by "bombshell" and sneak attack.
Gail Collins, the award-winning New York Times columnist, riled the right-wing echo chamber this weekend with a one-sentence error in an opinion piece on Scott Walker. What did she do that got the National Review’s knickers in a knot? She penned a piece that rightly called into question Scott Walker’s relationship with the truth and his policies and views on education.
This week, Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker got tripped up by the truth.
After more than four decades of producing some of the most hard-hitting news shows and documentaries ever aired on public television, Bill Moyers concluded his last show with a message to a new generation of progressives, "over to you now."
As humorist Andy Borowitz predicted, billionaires retained control of the U.S. government.