Stories by Philip Barron

Philip Barron is a St. Louis writer and author of the blog Waveflux. subscribe to Philip Barron's feed

Posted on: Jun 11, 2008, Source: Waveflux.net

Incremental coverage of the war in Iraq downplays the seriousness of the war and does the public a disservice.

Posted on: Jan 30, 2008, Source: AlterNet

Edwards' chief role in the 2008 presidential race had been that of progressive conscience/gadfly to the two frontrunners.

Posted on: Oct 3, 2007, Source: AlterNet

Philip Barron: Hopefully Ciara Durkin's family will get a swifter response from the military than LaVena Johnson's has.

Posted on: Aug 20, 2007, Source: AlterNet

At the national convention of Veterans for Peace, the father of PFC LaVena Johnson speaks about her death.

Posted on: Aug 8, 2007, Source: AlterNet

Philip Barron: How one newspaper enlists its readers in a bid for attention from Matt Drudge.

Posted on: Jul 27, 2007, Source: AlterNet

Philip Barron: The details of LaVena Johnson's death have been shrouded in lies and deception, the kind of official obfuscation that surrounds the death of Pat Tillman and other fallen soldiers.

Posted on: Jul 11, 2007, Source: AlterNet

Philip Barron: The former aide still takes orders from the boss of bosses.

Posted on: Jun 25, 2007, Source: AlterNet

Philip Barron: Why the surge strategy in Iraq amounts to "clear, hold, and lose."

Posted on: Jun 13, 2007, Source: AlterNet

Philip Barron: Institutional disregard claims two lives, half a country apart.

Posted on: Jun 7, 2007, Source: AlterNet

Philip Barron: The new German chancellor is rebuffed by George Bush on climate change policy.

Posted on: Jun 5, 2007, Source: AlterNet

Philip Barron: The leading Democratic presidential candidates try to get right with God.

Posted on: Jun 4, 2007, Source: AlterNet

Philip Barron: The United Kingdom learns why you should never give a committee £400,000 to do anything.

Posted on: May 29, 2007, Source: AlterNet

Philip Barron: One obstacle to media coverage of the LaVena Johnson story is the possible loss of advertising from the military.

Posted on: May 25, 2007, Source: AlterNet

Philip Barron: A message to the dead on Memorial Day.

Posted on: May 18, 2007, Source: AlterNet

Philip Barron: Former <i>Post-Dispatch</i> staffers band together to create a new, online newspaper for St. Louis.

Posted on: May 18, 2007, Source: AlterNet

Philip Barron: Under harsh criticism, Anheuser-Busch withdraws its controversial line of flavored beverages.

Posted on: May 17, 2007, Source: AlterNet

Philip Barron: In subtle ways - and headline construction - are biases revealed.

Posted on: May 17, 2007, Source: AlterNet

Philip Barron: Interviews to come this afternoon and Friday afternoon.

Posted on: May 16, 2007, Source: AlterNet

Philip Barron: Meet John McCain, the soul of consistency.

Posted on: May 11, 2007, Source: AlterNet

Philip Barron: Diane Farsetta examines the subtexts surrounding the House Oversight Committee hearing.

Posted on: May 11, 2007, Source: AlterNet

Philip Barron: A "parent's last resort" for unwanted infants makes waves in Japan, but the need for safe havens for these children is being recognized worldwide.

Posted on: May 10, 2007, Source: AlterNet

Philip Barron: George Bush suddenly discovers the need to apply goals and measurements to the endless war in Iraq.

Posted on: May 5, 2007, Source: AlterNet

Philip Barron: So how does <b>your</b> newspaper cover issues relating to the Iraq War?

Posted on: May 2, 2007, Source: AlterNet

Philip Barron: Leaked Obama strategy doc will ruffle some feathers, but ultimately disappoints as political intrigue.

Posted on: Apr 24, 2007, Source: AlterNet

Philip Barron: The struggle of one service family to uncover the truth can give light to another.

Posted on: Apr 20, 2007, Source: AlterNet

Philip Barron: Even if you're not a genuine sports fan, you can still enjoy great sports writing on the Web.

Posted on: Apr 13, 2007, Source: AlterNet

Philip Barron: The fire next time will be in Kurdistan...and the sparks are flying now.

Posted on: Apr 10, 2007, Source: AlterNet

Philip Barron: While legislators belatedly act in publicized cases of military deception, other service families wait in vain for the truth.

Posted on: Apr 9, 2007, Source: AlterNet

Philip Barron: A-B's line of alcoholic mixers may cross the line between appealing to young adults and pandering to kids.

Posted on: Mar 27, 2007, Source: AlterNet

Philip Barron: The Army's unacceptable response to the family of Cpl. Pat Tillman is a call to action -- for citizens and Congress.

Posted on: Mar 26, 2007, Source: AlterNet

Philip Barron: The Army grudgingly answers to the family of Pat Tillman, while continuing to ignore the family of LaVena Johnson

Posted on: Mar 26, 2007, Source: AlterNet

Philip Barron: For readers of the <i>St. Louis Post-Dispatch</i>, the future isn't necessarily now.

Posted on: Mar 19, 2007, Source: AlterNet

Philip Barron: <i>Family Guy</i>'s take on Carol Burnett: Infringement, fair use, or just plain mean?

Posted on: Mar 9, 2007, Source: AlterNet

Philip Barron: If Fred Thompson is the answer, then what's the question?

Posted on: Mar 8, 2007, Source: AlterNet

Philip Barron: The struggle to learn the truth of a daughter's death mirrors the struggle of women soldiers in Iraq.

Posted on: Mar 5, 2007, Source: AlterNet

Philip Barron: Honor for soldiers -- and their families -- is the first casualty of war.

Posted on: Mar 2, 2007, Source: AlterNet

Philip Baron: Reworking cultural touchstones: Hollywood boldly goes where several people have gone before.

Posted on: Feb 27, 2007, Source: AlterNet

Philip Barron: You don't have to be a blogger to be concerned over the plight of a military family - or to act.

Posted on: Feb 22, 2007, Source: AlterNet

The Army has much to answer for in its investigation of Private LaVena Johnson's death.

Posted on: Feb 19, 2007, Source: AlterNet

Philip Barron: Today's attack on a fortified U.S.-Iraqi outpost may point the way toward a grim future.

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