Stuff I Picked Up At CPAC

Become a Patron! I’m back from CPAC – the annual Conservative Political Action Conference – in Maryland. Finally caught up on my assignments (Desmogblog/NationOfChange), I’m able to work through some of the pamphlets, books, stickers and flyers that I picked up while I was there. There’s not a lot surprising here, but it’s always illuminating to…

Visu.News Podcast: Greg Palast on Late Great Robert Parry

Investigative Journalist Greg Palast talks with me about the late great Bob Parry. Parry was behind some of the biggest investigations of the last half century.  Palast and I also talk about our film’s update which you can now watch for free on Amazon Prime.   

The Post: A Small Rebellion

“I’ve always wanted to be part of a small rebellion.” Steven Spielberg’s The Post wants to have been released in a different era from the look of it. From the film stock to the staging of the actors it’s a classic Spielberg movie. It could have been released in ’84 and I’m not sure I…

New Lawsuit Demands Records Regarding Chicago’s Amazon Bid

A Freedom of Information Act lawsuit filed Thursday against Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s Office seeks “full records” regarding to the City’s bid to be selected to be the site of Amazon’s second headquarters. The lawsuit seeks copies of “any and all communications between the Mayor’s office and Amazon,” a copy of the bid submitted in…