Randy Morrow

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I am on most issues a "progressive" or as we used to be called a "liberal" (and by current standards probably a far left one at that). I joined NewsTrust because of a request on the HuffingtonPost to take part in a week long project.

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Expertise: Radio broadcasting (music, not talk). "Limited" news (broadcast journalism classes, some "practicum") experience.
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Journalism: None
News: 60-90 minutes a day
Internet: 90 minutes a day or more
Politics: Far Left
Gender: Male
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Last Edit: Jun 5, 2009 - 12:39 AM PDT

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Randy reviewed this story - Apr 19, 2014
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Randy reviewed this story - Apr 19, 2014
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4.1
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Randy reviewed this story - Apr 18, 2014
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3.5
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Randy reviewed this story - Apr 17, 2014
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4.3

But the U.S. press has played down his role because his neo-Nazism conflicts with Official Washington’s narrative that the neo-Nazis played little or no role in the ... More »

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Randy reviewed this story - Apr 16, 2014
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4.2

The central point that emerges from our research is that economic elites and organized groups representing business interests have substantial independent impacts on U.S. ... More »

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Randy reviewed this story - Apr 15, 2014
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4.7

In other words, this stuff is so complex, you just have to take our word for it that we didn’t commit a crime. And—but that excuse, I think that’s a weak excuse that ... More »

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Randy reviewed this story - Apr 14, 2014
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3.9

Wall Street’s friends also used to claim that the proliferation of complex financial instruments was reducing risk and increasing the system’s stability, so that ... More »

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Randy reviewed this story - Apr 13, 2014
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Randy reviewed this story - Apr 12, 2014
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3.9
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Randy reviewed this story - Apr 12, 2014
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3.6

Though its smaller brain limited its cognitive abilities, the chimpanzee deity is believed to have possessed not only self-awareness, but also spatial intelligence, object ... More »

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Randy reviewed this story - Apr 11, 2014
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2.9
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Randy reviewed this story - Apr 10, 2014
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4.0

. The assault on public services hasn’t been conducted by criticizing them on principle, but by manufacturing crises and then suggesting that the only solution is to ... More »

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Randy reviewed this story - Apr 9, 2014
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4.0

Far from superstars, they can be subpar performers or even what amounts to crime syndicate bosses overseeing everything from simple fraud to laundering money for drug ... More »

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Randy reviewed this story - Apr 9, 2014
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4.1

In those cases, the resistance is blamed on Russian “aggression,” since it’s apparently unthinkable that ethnic Russians who have witnessed a violent overthrow of ... More »

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Randy reviewed this story - Apr 8, 2014
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3.5

But has the permanent crisis become a self-fulfilling prophecy? Economic analyst Eric Garland notes that since 2008, executive compensation has steadily risen, but the n ... More »

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Randy reviewed this story - Apr 7, 2014
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4.3

But the study’s analysis of patterns of contracting and privatization nationwide shows that in many cases, when officials turn to private firms to serve the public on the ... More »

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Randy reviewed this story - Apr 6, 2014
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3.3

Fitzmaurice herself has been on quite a tear defending the Comcast merger of late, also recently trying to argue that Comcast lobbies Congress not for their own bottom ... More »

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Randy reviewed this story - Apr 5, 2014
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4.3

In 2008, The New York Times’ David Barstow won a Pulitzer Prize for exposing a domestic effort coordinated by the Pentagon whereby retired U.S. generals posed as ... More »

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Randy reviewed this story - Apr 3, 2014
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4.4

The corporate sector is carrying out major propaganda campaigns to convince the public that climate change, if happening at all, does not result from human activity. These ... More »

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Randy reviewed this story - Apr 2, 2014
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3.9

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Randy reviewed this story - Apr 1, 2014
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3.4
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Randy reviewed this story - Apr 1, 2014
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4.4

Leave aside how corrupted this rationale is: It would mean that no bad acts of the U.S. government should ever be reported, lest those disclosures make people angry and ... More »

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Randy reviewed this story - Mar 31, 2014
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4.0

If you are worried about amalgam fillings in your mouth, you can have them removed. Kris Homme, who had hers removed in 2008, cautions that you should seek out a safe ... More »

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Randy reviewed this story - Mar 30, 2014
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3.9
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Randy reviewed this story - Mar 29, 2014
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4.5

National Security Council spokeswoman Caitlin Hayden told The Intercept that the Obama administration was “not monitoring and will not monitor the communications of ... More »

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Randy posted and reviewed this story - Mar 28, 2014
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3.3
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Randy posted and reviewed this story - Mar 28, 2014
Randy reviewed this story - Mar 28, 2014
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4.3

It’s also becoming more divided by economic class. Increasingly, the rich seem to inhabit a different country than the rest. But America’s new tribalism can be ... More »

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Randy reviewed this story - Mar 28, 2014
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Randy reviewed this story - Mar 26, 2014
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Randy reviewed this story - Mar 25, 2014
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3.7

…the company repeatedly lied about the benefits of the deal, insisting that eliminating a competitor would somehow improve competition, or that acquiring a company ... More »

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Randy reviewed this story - Mar 24, 2014
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3.4
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Randy reviewed this story - Mar 23, 2014
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3.5
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Randy reviewed this story - Mar 23, 2014
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2.9
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Randy reviewed this story - Mar 22, 2014
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4.2
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Randy reviewed this story - Mar 21, 2014
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4.3
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Randy reviewed this story - Mar 20, 2014
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3.8
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Randy reviewed this story - Mar 19, 2014
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3.7
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Randy reviewed this story - Mar 17, 2014
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4.2
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Randy reviewed this story - Mar 16, 2014
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4.7

After serving two terms as president, Dwight D. Eisenhower famously worried in his 1961 Farewell Address about the accumulated power of the “conjunction of an immense ... More »

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