Katie Halper

Katie Halper

Katie Halper is a writer, comedian, filmmaker and the host of "The Katie Halper Show," a weekly WBAI radio show and podcast (become a patron of the show on Patreon here). Her writing has appeared in New York Magazine, Common Dreams, Rolling Stone, Salon, The Guardian, and The Nation, and she has appeared on MSNBC, Sirius Radio, Fox News Radio and "The Young Turks."  Follow her on Twitter: @Kthalps

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MSNBC’s Anti-Sanders Bias Makes It Forget How to Do Math Views
Saturday, July 27, 2019
MSNBC’s Anti-Sanders Bias Makes It Forget How to Do Math
When MSNBC legal analyst Mimi Rocah ( 7/21/19 ) said that Bernie Sanders “made [her] skin crawl,” though she “can’t even identify for you what exactly it is,” she was just expressing more overtly the anti-Sanders bias that pervades the network. MSNBC ‘s Mimi Rocah ( 7/21/19 ) explaining how Bernie...
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Saturday, June 29, 2019
How NYT Reporter Sydney Ember Uses Corporate Sources to Attack Bernie Sanders
New York Times reporter Sydney Ember has a problem with Bernie Sanders—which may be why the paper has her cover him. Ember is supposed to write reported articles, not op-eds, but she consistently paints a negative picture of Sanders’ temperament, history, policies and/or political prospects in the...
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Saturday, March 30, 2019
Matt Taibbi and Aaron Maté on How Russiagate Helped Trump
The claim that President Trump engaged in collusion with Russia to win the 2016 presidential election was so pervasive and unquestioned that only a handful of journalists demonstrated the healthy skepticism required by their profession. Last week, special counsel Robert Mueller delivered his report...
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Ilhan Omar (cc photo: Lorie Shaull) Views
Saturday, March 09, 2019
Debate Over Labeling Omar Obscures Vital Debate on Israel/Palestine
Though it was not their intention, Ilhan Omar’s critics did her a favor: They proved the very point she made at the Progressive Issues Town Hall at Busboys and Poets bookstore in Washington, DC, last week. Referring to herself and fellow Democratic Rep. Rashid Tlaib, who was also on the panel, Omar...
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Monday, January 21, 2019
The 11 Most Anti-Capitalist Quotes from Martin Luther King Jr.
Happy Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. To be fair, I guess I should wish “Sorry it’s Martin Luther King, Jr. Day” to the people who don’t believe it should be a holiday and the politicians who voted against making it one. I’m talking to you , Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-IA), Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-UT) Sen...
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Friday, January 04, 2019
The Factual Reporting About Beto by David Sirota That Stirred Epic Freakout
In recent weeks, investigative journalist David Sirota made the repeated fatal error of doing his job. He reported facts, as his wont, and the corporate media and political elites flipped out, as is their wont. Earlier this week, he linked to another investigative journalist's tweet which...
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Tuesday, December 18, 2018
How Come So Many Bernie Bros Are Women and People of Color?
A recent CNN poll shows that among potential Democratic candidates in Iowa caucuses Senator Bernie Sanders has the highest approval rating from people of color. And the diversity of the Sanders-inspired left was on display at the Sanders Institute Gathering in Burlington Vermont earlier this month...
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Monday, August 15, 2016
Hillary Clinton Does Not Represent All Women—and Makes Some Feel Powerless
Hillary Clinton is the first woman ever to get the presidential nomination from a major political party in the history of the United States. This is, of course, a historic, and long overdue, moment. For many feminists, the nomination is a pretty straightforward, unambiguous victory for women and...
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