Stories by Bill Berkowitz

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Posted on: Jun 10, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Dreams of replicating what happened in the EU in the US.

Posted on: May 13, 2014, Source: AlterNet

What would Pope Francis do?

Posted on: May 8, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Vickery Eckhoff wrote on her blog that writing the Bundy exposé and her later unceremonious sacking were no coincidence.

Posted on: May 6, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Rex Sinquefield's Show-Me Institute is one of the top conservative funders in the country.

Posted on: Apr 15, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Family-positive marketing from Chips Ahoy, Oreos and Honey Maid has conservatives going crackers.

Posted on: Apr 5, 2014, Source: The Smirking Chimp

Privately owned probation companies are routinely jailing probationers for not being able to pay fees.

Posted on: Feb 18, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Pentecostal preacher Jamie Coots is bitten by a snake and dies after refusing medical treatment.

Posted on: Dec 11, 2013, Source: AlterNet

There is no way around it, and there's no escaping it; drones are here to stay.

Posted on: Nov 18, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Turning the idea of health professional upside down.

Posted on: Aug 29, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Sam Hinn is just one in a long line of preachers and pastors in need of rehabilitation and who desired restoration after sexual and financial shenanigans.

Posted on: Aug 13, 2013, Source: Buzzflash at TruthOut

You can't avoid the impression that these men are preaching and pastoring for the money.

Posted on: Jul 24, 2013, Source: AlterNet

The company has come up with a strategy to thwart future protests: label the protesters "eco-terrorists."

Posted on: Jun 26, 2013, Source: Buzzflash at TruthOut

Founded by right-wing theocrat Fallwell, Liberty U is among the foremost training grounds of drone pilots."

Posted on: May 1, 2013, Source: AlterNet

A 19th century tool for instilling fear in the public to pay off debt

Posted on: Apr 2, 2013, Source: Smirking Chimp

They know the tide of public opinion has turned against them on gay marriage.

Posted on: Mar 13, 2013, Source: Smirking Chimp

This year's crop of speakers includes Texas Senator Ted Cruz, the closest thing we currently have to the re-embodiment of Senator Joseph McCarthy.

Posted on: Dec 29, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Tens of millions poured into a stealth redistricting project before the 2012 elections kept dozens of GOP Districts safe from Democratic challengers.

Posted on: Sep 6, 2012, Source: AlterNet

A longtime conservative activist has landed where no other conservative making documentary films has landed before — the list of the top ten highest-grossing documentary films in history.

Posted on: May 13, 2012, Source: Talk To Action

Philip Anschutz is involved in a lawsuit trying to overturn a fracking ban.

Posted on: Mar 25, 2012, Source: Huffington Post

The Florida 'stand-your-ground' law "is the template for an American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) 'model bill' that has been pushed in other states."