background preloader

Reader Supported News

Reader Supported News

Counterpunch Top Stories - Quartz The Religion-Free Bible Project OpEd News The Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - The Daily Beast The Religion-Free Bible Project Washington Monthly UK News and Opinion - The Huffington Post United Kingdom HuffPost is part of Verizon Media. We and our partners will store and/or access information on your device through the use of cookies and similar technologies, to display personalised ads and content, for ad and content measurement, audience insights and product development. Your personal data that may be used Information about your device and internet connection, including your IP address Browsing and search activity while using Verizon Media websites and apps Precise location Find out more about how we use your information in our Privacy Policy and Cookie Policy. To enable Verizon Media and our partners to process your personal data select 'I agree', or select 'Manage settings' for more information and to manage your choices.

Brain Pickings Ownership Chart: The Big Six Broadcasters make billions in profits while using the public airwaves for free. In return, they are supposed to provide programming that fulfills community needs. Instead, lobbyists have successfully fought to make it easier for broadcast companies to gobble up even more free airspace while doing less to serve the public. Take Action to end the big broadcast swindle. 2011 Revenue: $6.2 billion Company Overview: These private equity firms own Clear Channel, the largest radio station owner in the country. Radio: 866 radio stations and Premiere Radio Networks (a national radio network that produces, distributes or represents approximately 90 syndicated radio programs, serves nearly 5,800 radio station affiliates and has over 213 million weekly listeners. Other: Katz Media (radio advertising broker); American Outdoor Advertising 2011 Revenue: $14.2 billion Radio: CBS Radio and 130 radio stations Online Holdings: CBS Interactive; CNET Print: Simon & Schuster; Watch! Entertainment: CBS Films

SoulandJazz.com Daily Kos Labor at Daily Kos Remember green jobs? They were supposed to be a win-win for America, simultaneously creating new skilled jobs and moving us toward sustainability. But, as Michelle Chen details, the momentum has died: Though federal green initiatives have provided vital seed money for wind farms and solar-generation projects nationwide, the blue-collar workers who have the most to gain from the projected clean-tech boom are still struggling to find any job, much less a green one. Of course, green jobs are not the boondoggle portrayed by right-wingers. Solar panel companies and green building firms are hiring people, just not fast enough to dent the unemployment figures. It's really sad. Discuss A New York Times editorial points out that software engineers and fast food workers are more similar than we might think: Both groups are affected by wage theft. In the days ahead, a settlement is expected in the antitrust lawsuit pitting 64,613 software engineers against Google, Apple, Intel and Adobe. Discuss

Dexter Gordon Legacy

Related: