David Bacon @ Truthout - Despite the fragmentation of Mexico's left movements, thousands demonstrated - against education and labor “reforms," attacks on indigenous rights by multinational mining companies, and privatization of the oil and electricity industries - on the 20th anniversary of the signing of the North American Free Trade Agreement. Read more.
The Huffington Post - At last month's house hearing on the proposed Comcast-NBC takeover, execs from both companies shamefully acknowledged their diversity problems. Comcast CEO Brian Roberts sheepishly divulged that his company's board of directors includes only one woman and one person of color, and NBC's Jeff Zucker confessed that the network has no Black programming. Read more.