With a flagrant disregard for facts and National Security Adviser John Bolton's sabotage attempts, the corporate media are once again promoting the idea that North Korean officials are manipulative and untrustworthy negotiating partners. Just as news outlets helped Dick Cheney to destroy two previous US deals with North Korea by creating a hostile climate toward diplomacy, the corporate media are again stoking hostilities.
Contrary to US media predictions, which are largely focused on hypothetical nuclear weapons development, the real danger from Trump's withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal lies in the US's loss of credibility on the international stage.
In California, there has been a resurgence to establish rent control policies is part of a statewide -- and national -- movement for tenants' rights. This specific policy is just one part of a larger effort by people and organizations who believe that housing is a human right and that it shouldn't only be a sure thing for those with a lot of money.