Journalism

My politics are generally anti-establishment, and tend towards progressive ideologies, but I do have some libertarian leanings as well. Generally speaking, you can count on me to have a no-nonsense take on the news, and I will report on Republicans and Democrats alike because to me, most politicians the same. You can slap the party label on them, but they are still sleazy, intolerable, greedy, people, and I will write about them as such unless they prove otherwise.

Journalism

Colombia hosts anti-government protests against authoritarian Duque regime

Anti-Government Protests in Colombia Lead to Police Massacres and Violence

Anti-Government Protests in Colombia Lead to Police Massacres and Violence What started as a protest against an exploitative tax reform has rapidly turned into violence and uproar as the people of Colombia lead anti-government protests against an authoritarian regime, and the authoritarian regime responds with murder and violence. On Wednesday, April 28th, trade Unions organized protests in Colombia’s major cities, including Bogota, Medellín, and Cali, to denounce a tax reform that places a burden of sales taxes on the lowest income-earners. This tax comes as an addition to the 39% income tax rate that citizens already abide by with each…

As 2020 ends, Censorship and Tone-policing Increasingly Plague Media

As 2020 ends, Censorship and Tone-policing Increasingly Plague Media In an attempt to remove a totalitarian leader from office, the media has reverted to their own twisted form of totalitarianism. In a politically oppressive system, the party in power often exerts control over the people by altering the truth and controlling information. In Xi Jingping’s China, they jail journalists (and sometimes, journalists simply disappear) who express dissent against the ruling class. In Brazil, Jair Bolsonaro expresses nostalgia for the former military dictatorship, an era when newspapers were censored and some journalists tortured — and uses “fake news” allegations in response to general corruption…


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