Amy Goodman, Michael Moore, Al Franken: Why line the pockets of corporate publishers? The time has come for progressive authors – concerned about media reform – to make a commitment to independent book publishing.
Organizers of the Films to See Before You Vote Tour have packaged this season's best political films into "film-festival-in-a-box" kits, which will bring the movies to key battleground states before the election.
Imagine being given a no-interest business loan after showing no business plan and telling the banker, "It's my right to do whatever I want with this money -- and you can't tell me to do anything!" That, says Kevin Taglang, is what happened on April 3, when the Federal Communications Commission bestowed upon the nation's broadcasters up to $70 billion worth of the prime spectrum real estate -- free of charge.