No discussion of the American political process today is complete without a mention of fake news, junk news, or – most broadly – disinformation. Disinformation is defined as false information that is spread with the intent for it to deceive or harm, often occurring alongside misinformation, which is false information...
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Washington Watch: The Continuing Struggle for Palestinian Rights Among California Democrats
by James Zogby in Washington Watch
It was back in the mid-1980's that Jack O'Dell, a long-time advisor first to Martin Luther King Jr. and then to Jesse Jackson, taught me a lesson I never forgot. The gist of his advice was that when struggling against adversaries to secure your rights, never be devastated by setbacks and never become overly confident after feeling you've made progress. Continue Reading....
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