New York and Los Angeles’ powerful police unions are so angry at Quentin Tarantino for protesting police violence against blacks that they are calling for a boycott of his movies. For Skewed News, I’m Ted Rall.
The World Health Organization says bacon causes cancer and shouldn’t be eaten. What will this do to bacon-obsessed hipsters? For Skewed News, I’m Ted Rall.
Skewed News — What does ending the oppression of women look like? How will we know when we’ve achieved it? When we’re allowed to get free abortions whenever we want? When we no longer have to fear or experience rape? When we stop sex trafficking? When we all feel positive about our bodies and minds? When all girls in the […]
Skewed News —About 20 years ago, in a conversation with a Bangladeshi organizer, the topic of NGOs* came up. He spat in disgust: “I hate NGOs.” At the time, I didn’t really get why he was so vehement about it. I knew NGOs had negative aspects, like siphoning off some revolutionary energy from the masses, but I also still half-believed […]
Skewed News — 1) How we love one another is determined by our ideology, our view of how the world works. This is historically determined and based in our material conditions. If we are to emancipate love from its current generally strangled and damaged state, it will be in the process of the transformation of society overall. 2) In any […]
Elon Musk is big news. Pick a random day and one of his companies’ press releases probably made its way throughout Facebook. For instance, a few days ago he launched a speedy new SUV called the Tesla Model X that can drive 250 miles on a single charge. Not only that, it’s probably the safest car ever made, ranking off […]
Skewed News — Another mass shooting at a school, this time at a community college in southeastern Oregon. One thing you can count on: another call for controls on certain kinds of guns. Another thing you can count on: it’ll never happen. For Skewed News, I’m Ted Rall.
A Little Story About You, the Capitalist. (Capitalism Can’t Be “Less Greedy” – The Greed is Baked In)
Skewed News — More people lately are identifying capitalism as the underlying cause of our current global troubles and crises. That’s certainly positive: the first step toward cure is a proper diagnosis. But most of the approaches being offered to treat the problem are placebos, an endless supply of ineffective remedies to “fix” or reform it, to make it “less […]
Skewed News — Brian Williams was suspended as anchor of NBC News for making up stories about his experience in Iraq. Now he’s back, reporting about the Pope’s visit to the United States. What new fibs can we expect? For Skewed News, I’m Ted Rall.