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Here's Why Trump Wants to Defund Public Broadcasting

President Trump wants to defund public broadcasting in the name of economy, but it’s really typical Trump score-settling. The Corporation for Public Broadcasting received 0.01 percent of the federal budget last year, and most of that went to support PBS and NPR stations in the  207 more words


Chris Hedges: Society Needs Robust Public Broadcasting + Action Alert

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with Chris Hedges

RT America on Mar 23, 2017

Nominations for the 44th annual daytime Emmy awards have been released and RT America’s Chris Hedges, host of “On Contact,” was nominated to receive the prize for Outstanding and Informative Talk Show Host.

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News Alert RE: Proposed Arts Funding Cuts & Elimination of NEA

Statement from Amber Sharples, Executive Director, Oklahoma Arts Council

Oklahoma City, Okla., USA–“On March 16, the White House released its budget proposal for fiscal year 2018, calling for reductions to a range of government programs and the elimination of federal support for the… 243 more words


We Are All Enrolled in Trump University: 9 Ways to Graduate with Honors

Whether we like it or not, we are all enrolled in Trump University. No, it’s not that Trump University that cost students up to $35,000 and resulted in lawsuits that candidate Donald finally settled for $25 million to make go away. 934 more words

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Public Broadcasters Fear ‘Collapse’ if U.S. Drops Support

Cutting off federal money for the Corporation for Public Broadcasting could devastate stations in smaller markets that already have tight budgets.
By MICHAEL M. GRYNBAUM and BEN SISARIO from NYT… 11 more words