“journalism” articles

Recent data about both open and secret bailouts


In response to the recent financial crisis, the Federal Reserve independently gave out loans that dwarfed those of the Congressional authorization in TARP. Recently, some very interesting and troubling details have emerged about those loans.

Democracy Now! uses WikiLeaks ammunition on the front lines in Cancún


The ferocity with which powerful interests are attacking WikiLeaks and Julian Assange provides a hint about the potency of the information that WikiLeaks has been publishing. Democracy Now! has been both doing an excellent job of covering the ongoing WikiLeaks affair while at the same time using that information to agitate for justice at the 2010 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP 16) in Cancún. All of this provides a valuable window into how power operates and responds to threats.