fix articles 57364, oped
Maria Estrada doubles down on racist support (tags)
Maria Estrada, a California Democratic candidate for the 63rd District in the state assembly has defended her controversial positions on Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan, prompting some calls for her to drop out of the race.
Puerto Rico Archbishop Urges Congress, Governor and Creditors to Solve Debt Crisis (tags)
Ahead of a likely House vote this week, San Juan's Roman Catholic Archbishop, Roberto González Nieves OFM, announced his support for Puerto Rico debt crisis legislation in an op-ed to The Hill.
NYT Features Fanatical Zionist's Op-Ed (tags)
New York Times Editors Front for Power (tags)
Disgraceful NYT Op-Eds (tags)
Oped News Self-Proclaimed Arbiter of 'Acceptable' Progressive Thought? (tags)
Myself and a number of other long time contributors were banned from Oped News for being too left-of-center.
'LA Times' Readers Protest Scheer Ouster (tags)
Between 200 and 300 people picketed outside the Los Angeles Times Tuesday afternoon to protest the paper's decision to drop liberal columnist Robert Scheer, according to a crowd estimate provided by one of the rally's organizers. The newspaper, however, said there were only about 55 people there.
Hundreds of LA Times Readers Protest Firing of Columnist Robert Scheer (tags)
Hundreds of LA Times Readers Picket Outside Times Building To Protest Controversial Firing of Popular Columnist Robert Scheer Publisher Jeff Johnson Refuses to Schedule Meeting with Delegation of Readers
Gay McCarthyism - ''Feel the (Heterophobic) Hate'' (tags)
[To Paul Krugman]: While Googling around the web recently, I stumbled across your Sept. 3 Op-Ed piece on the Republican convention, “Feel the Hate.” I’m not interested in getting into a discussion of what was said about Senator Kerry. But I would like to talk about why Sheri Dew should not have been included in the list of speakers you accused of hate speech. More importantly, I’d like to use this as a case study of the McCarthyesque tactics employed by the gay press.
FAIR ACTION ALERT: Op-Ed Echo Chamber: Little Space for Dissent to Military Line (tags)
Following September's terrorist attacks, two leading dailies used their op-ed pages as an echo chamber for the government's official policy of military response. A total of 44 columns in the NY Times and Washington Post clearly stressed a military response, against only two columns stressing non-military solutions. Given the choice between a either military assault or pressing for the extradition and trial of those responsible, a substantial minority either chose extradition (30 percent) or were undecided (16 percent). These people had next to no representation in the op-ed debate.