Naomi LaChance

Naomi LaChance

Naomi LaChance has written for local newspapers such as the Berkshire Eagle and the Poughkeepsie Journal as well as national outlets including NPR, the Intercept, TYT Network, and the Huffington Post. Her articles have also appeared in the New England Center for Investigative Reporting and Dame Magazine. She is interested in institutional corruption, ideological hypocrisy, and labor rights. Currently living in Washington, D.C., she graduated from Bard College in 2016 with a degree in nonfiction writing and historical studies.

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No one can deny that Omar has endured a great deal of hateful Islamophobia. (Photo: Susan Walsh/AP) Views
Wednesday, March 06, 2019
The Slandering of Ilhan Omar
Even though there is an actual member of Congress who has called himself “ David Duke without the baggage ” and the president peddles racist bigotry of all stripes, The Washington Post somehow found it journalistically appropriate on Monday to compare Duke, a former Ku Klux Klan leader, to...
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Part of King’s Beyond Vietnam speech was the idea that moral conviction should not be limited by race, class or nationality. That solidarity should even extend to the supposed enemy. (Photo: AP/Bill Ingraham) Views
Monday, January 21, 2019
What Activists Today Can Learn From MLK’s Bold Anti-War Stance
In the year leading up to his assassination, Martin Luther King Jr. became a prominent member of the movement against the Vietnam War. His April 1967 speech “Beyond Vietnam: A Time to Break the Silence” was so bold that it was condemned by 168 major newspapers and ended his working relationship...
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The November episode of “Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj” addressed the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. (YouTube screen grab) Views
Wednesday, January 02, 2019
Netflix Removed Clip That Criticized Saudi Arabia's Human Rights Record
Netflix removed an episode of the comedy show “Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj” that criticized Saudi Arabia’s human rights record after a request from the Saudi government to do so, according to a report by the Financial Times . In the November clip, Minhaj explained why the killing of Washington...
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Bernie Sanders, unlike other potential 2020 Democratic presidential candidates, has a message that resonates with a wide variety of people. (Photo: Paul Weaver / Flickr) Views
Thursday, December 20, 2018
Bernie Sanders Is a 2020 Favorite
The frenzied, two-year countdown to the 2020 presidential election has begun amid photo ops and speculation from cable news talking heads. On the left, support is growing for Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, a career progressive who has pushed for the rights of the working poor through policies such as...
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U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders and New York Mayor Bill de Blasio ride a New York City subway together in October 2017. (Photo: Richard Drew / AP) Views
Thursday, December 06, 2018
NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio Defends Amazon Deal at Sanders Event
Days after New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio got booed at the city’s Christmas tree lighting ceremony, an audience member at the Sanders Institute Gathering in Burlington, Vt., wanted to know how the plan to allow Amazon to build a headquarters in Long Island City, Queens, in exchange for nearly $...
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