Bruce Mirken

Bruce Mirken is a San Francisco-based writer and the media director for the Greenlining Institute.

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Monday, November 16, 2015
Getting It Wrong on Paris, Terror, Racism & Student Protests
In the wake of Friday’s horrific terror attack in Paris, social media went nuts. Right on cue, while most of us were expressing sympathy and solidarity, assorted partisans started using the grim news to push their pre-fabricated agendas . Among many ugly expressions popping up online that day,...
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Monday, September 24, 2007
Spinning A Failed War on Drugs
Our government says we're winning the war on drugs. At a press conference to release results of the government's major annual drug use survey Sept. 6, both White House drug czar John Walters and Secretary of Health and Human Services Mike Leavitt said so, with Walters touting "fewer teens using...
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Thursday, August 24, 2000
The Democrats Have Lost Me
Democratic Party hacks are near panic over the possibility that many progressive voters, including gays and lesbians, will support Green Party presidential candidate Ralph Nader. Big fish and small, from Rep. Barney Frank, D-Mass, to Bay Area Reporter political columnist Wayne Friday, keep...
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