Sunday, January 24, 2016

PBS Newshour Lies About Single-Payer Health Care

Common Dreams/CounterPunch/Dissident Voice
by Ben Schreiner

The fact that a majority of Americans support a single-payer, or Medicare for all, health care system is not news.  Or at least it ought not to be news, especially to veteran political journalists.

Sunday, January 17, 2016

Hillary on the Ropes?

CounterPunch/Dissident Voice
by Ben Schreiner

Conventional political wisdom has long held Hillary Clinton to be the odds-on favorite to become the next president of the United States.  But as was the case back in 2008, cracks are once again emerging in the fa├žade of Clinton’s "inevitability."  Is history repeating?

Monday, January 4, 2016

2016: A Year of Barbarism?

CounterPunch/Dissident Voice/Global Research
by Ben Schreiner

With New Year celebrations barely in the rear view mirror, foreboding storm clouds are once again forming along the horizon.  The blackening skies are casting a dour mood over 2016, which in its mere infancy seems all but assured to see deepening global tumult, conflict, and crisis.