Here’s What Happened While We Were Distracted by Donald Trump’s Tweets
Posted on Mar 9, 2017
Federal agencies were undergoing important changes while reporters were obsessed with the president’s social media outbursts. Meanwhile, journalist Norman Solomon points out that WikiLeaks’ recent CIA documents dump reveals that “our nation’s undermining of democracy is home-grown and self-actualized.” These discoveries and more below.
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A specialist in media and culture, art and communication, visual communication and media portrayals of minorities, Gross helped found the field of gay and lesbian studies.
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