(ANTIMEDIA) — As the battle over fake news rages on and attempts by corporations like Facebook and Google to curb the spread of misinformation fail miserably, one unique start-up claims to have the ultimate solution, and it combines the wisdom of the crowds. It’s called Trive, a combination of the words “truth” and “hive,” and it uses the blockchain to […]
ZeroHedge | Putting the Harvey damage in context, after Hurricane Katrina mortgage delinquencies in Louisiana and Mississippi disaster areas spiked by 25%
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NBC News | The development puts Nevada on the forefront of allowing pot in public spaces
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Crossing a line from recklessness into madness, The New York Times published a front-page opus suggesting that Russia was behind social media criticism of Hillary Clinton, reports Robert Parry. (CN) For those of us who have taught journalism or worked as editors, a sign that an article is the product of sloppy or dishonest journalism […]
Intellihub | Although FP&L will be mobilizing emergency crews to keep the power going during the storm there is only so much the utility can do
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First Nations activists are building tiny homes directly in the path of the controversial Trans Mountain pipeline expansion. (ANTIMEDIA) British Columbia, Canada — On Thursday members of the Secwepemc Nation in British Columbia built the first of ten tiny homes on the path of Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain Expansion pipeline. The Secwepemc are partnering with environmental activists […]
(ANTIMEDIA) Even as trust in the mainstream media wanes, Americans continue to fall victim to established narratives, waxing hysterical over everything from nuclear war and natural disasters to race wars and disease. But there is at least one voice of reason. Enter JP Sears, the viral internet sensation who blends sarcasm with spiritually and humor with […]
(ANTIMEDIA) — It’s no secret that the news media capitalizes on terrifying and tragic events to garner views and clicks; the familiar phrase “If it bleeds, it leads” has been used to describe this pursuit of ratings. Even President Donald Trump alluded to the media’s specific focus on Hurricane Harvey this week when he explained that he announced […]