Time’s Up, Upper, and the Uppest

Eight actresses sick of their spouses, the loved or tolerated significant other, or just “not in a relationship”  brought gender and racial justice activists as their guests to the... Read more »

The New Book of Revelations — America After Weinstein — According to Gitlin

Making distinctions is part of the fine art of justice – First published here: http://billmoyers.com/story/new-book-revelations-america-weinstein/. BY TODD GITLIN | NOVEMBER 30, 2017 The New Book of Revelations — America After Weinstein Victims... Read more »

Gitlin’s Fakebook inside the Facebook

What to do about a global info-and-disinfo pipeline, and who can do it? BY TODD GITLIN | NOVEMBER 7, 2017 –First published here: http://billmoyers.com/story/fakebook-inside-facebook/# The Fakebook Inside Facebook Mark Zuckerberg’s original Facebook... Read more »

Shore’s Ku Klux Klowns

Zachary SHORE’S “The best way to fight white supremacists: Parody” was first published here- http://www.latimes.com/opinion/op-ed/la-oe-shore-right-parody-20170824-story.html Are so-called alt-right protesters coming to your town? Here’s the best strategy to defeat... Read more »

Coming Out Loud – A Trump Song

We’ve got ourselves a president A tiny fingered resident He says the people picked him, but I say he had some help He says he’s got the vision thing... Read more »

Gitlin Introduces Bob Massie. Can Massie Make Massachusetts Great?

First published here – -http://billmoyers.com/story/bob-massie-visionary-candidate/ BY TODD GITLIN | MAY 19, 2017  The first time I heard Bob Massie’s forceful voice, it rang out unceremoniously, filling the vast, lustrous,... Read more »

Gitlin’s Outrage over Media Climate Coverage

First published here – http://billmoyers.com/story/cnn-and-fox-news-agree-which-scientist-to-go-to/. CNN and Fox News Use the Same Climate Change Denier to Talk Science It seems to be a media rule: If you’re “not a scientist,”... Read more »

Gitlin on Trump’s War – A Sport and a Pastime

First published http://www.cjr.org/covering_trump/syria-bombs-tv-news.php WAR IS THE BLOOD SPORT of television. Devastation on the ground—someplace the viewer doesn’t live but where other human beings do, and gasp, run, shout, weep, flee,... Read more »

Gitlin’s Bannon

First published – http://billmoyers.com/story/bannon-bounced/. Bannon Bounced Chaos is the new normal at the White House. BY TODD GITLIN | APRIL 6, 2017 Bannon Bounced Steve Bannon, chief strategist for President... Read more »

Gitlin’s Punches

First published here  – http://billmoyers.com/story/times-still-pulls-punches/ The ‘Times’ Still Pulls Its Punches Why is the leadership of the “opposition party” still mincing words? BY TODD GITLIN | MARCH 28, 2017 The... Read more »

Todd Gitlin’s Gibberish in the White House

Gibberish Is the White House’s New Normal  – The bad art of the non sequitur. Once upon a time, there were presidents for whom English seemed their native language. Barack... Read more »

Todd Gitlin’s Management of Unleashed Insanity

The Management of Unleashed Insanity Trump perfects the role of Propagandist-in-Chief. BY TODD GITLIN | MARCH 16, 2017 The Management of Unleashed Insanity President Richard Nixon during a campaign... Read more »

Who’s Trumping Democracy? The Weakling Democrats

Yesterday, the Democratic National Committee (DNC) chose to continue the failed Clinton strategy of prioritizing wealthy donors over the activist base. In Atlanta, Democrats  chose Tom Perez, the former Obama labor... Read more »

Our So-Called President Has No Checks Nor Balance. Only Bannon

On January 27, 2017, our so-called president Trump (#so-called #president) signed an executive order temporarily banning immigrants and refugees from seven majority Muslim countries, where apparently he could not find anybody to... Read more »