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Revolt at RFE/RL: US propaganda outfit denounces boss as partisan, claims he threatens their ‘freedom and independence’

The actions of Michael Pack, head of the US Agency for Global Media (USAGM), are “intended to revoke RFE/RL’s financial autonomy” and “embed” his appointees within the service’s board of directors for two years, in an “unprecedented departure” from its tradition of working with changing administrations, says the letter dated …

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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar declares celebrity ‘wrongthink’ threatens society and urges them all to shut up (except him, of course)

Celebrities with political opinions outside the ‘safe’ range dictated by the media establishment should keep their mouths shut and their Twitter fingers still, Abdul-Jabbar declared, in a shockingly tone-deaf op-ed in the Hollywood Reporter on Thursday.  The sports star warned his fellow famous people that expressing unorthodox political opinions risked …

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Nasdaq threatens 75% of listed companies with order to appoint women & LGBT or other ‘diverse’ directors to board – or else

Nasdaq revealed its plan to turbocharge diversity on its exchange in a proposal filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on Tuesday.  Under the proposed new rules, not only will all listed US companies be required to “publicly disclose consistent, transparent diversity statistics regarding their board of directors,” but …

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