MRC Business http://www.mrc.org/taxonomy/term/19166/all en Greece the Wheels... http://www.mrc.org/cartoons/greece-wheels <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/glenn-foden">Glenn Foden</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="3000" height="2622" title="Media Research Center" alt="Media Research Center" src="http://www.mrc.org/sites/default/files/BMI-Greece.jpg?1435773066" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datetime field-field-published"> <div class="field-label">Publish Date&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">July 1, 2015 - 1:56pm</span> </div> </div> </div> MRC Business Economy Government International Bailout cartoon debt economic crisis EU Europe Greece Humor Wed, 01 Jul 2015 17:51:06 +0000 julia.seymour 49284 at http://www.mrc.org Anti-Vaxxer Jim Carrey Lashes Out at California Governor Vaccine Mandate http://www.mrc.org/articles/anti-vaxxer-jim-carrey-lashes-out-california-governor-vaccine-mandate <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Actor’s twitter tirade hits Gov. Jerry Brown and the CDC. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/alatheia-larsen">Alatheia Larsen</a> </div> </div> </div> <p dir="ltr">According to liberal actor and anti-vaccine activist Jim Carrey, mandating vaccines for children in order to prevent deadly infectious diseases is fascism.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/anti-vaxxer-jim-carrey-lashes-out-california-governor-vaccine-mandate" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Art & Entertainment Government Health Media actor alarmism anti-vax celebrity fear health scare Jerry Brown Jim Carrey Science vaccination Vaccine Wed, 01 Jul 2015 17:48:09 +0000 julia.seymour 49283 at http://www.mrc.org Third Eye Blind Singer Stephan Jenkins Drunkenly Bashes Libertarians and GOP During Press Party http://www.mrc.org/articles/third-eye-blind-singer-stephan-jenkins-drunkenly-bashes-libertarians-and-gop-during-press-p <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> ‘Flaming liberal’ rocker says he ‘F-ing’ hates libertarians, calls Rubio uninformed on climate change, Republican Party ‘just terrible.’ </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/joseph-rossell">Joseph Rossell</a> </div> </div> </div> <p dir="ltr"><em><strong>Editor’s Note: Story includes explicit language.</strong></em></p><p dir="ltr">Third Eye Blind’s singer songwriter Stephan Jenkins found out this week what happens when you get drunk with a bunch of political reporters in Washington, D.C. </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/third-eye-blind-singer-stephan-jenkins-drunkenly-bashes-libertarians-and-gop-during-press-p" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Art & Entertainment Media Politics Climate Change Conservatives GOP Libertarians music politics presidential candidates Republicans singer songwriter Stephan Jenkins Third Eye Blind Wed, 01 Jul 2015 17:43:36 +0000 julia.seymour 49281 at http://www.mrc.org CNBC Baffled by Communist Logic in Greece http://www.mrc.org/articles/cnbc-baffled-communist-logic-greece <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Squawk Box finds anti-Euro communists blaming bureaucracy for failures of communism. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/joseph-rossell">Joseph Rossell</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><iframe src="http://www.mrctv.org/embed/137020" width="520" height="293" frameborder="0"></iframe></p><p dir="ltr">Yes, there are still communists in Greece, and many support the possible Greek exit (or “Grexit”) from the eurozone.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/cnbc-baffled-communist-logic-greece" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Economy Government International bureaucracy CNBC Communism communist debt crisis entitlement Euro Eurozone Greece Greek grexit Spending Squawk Box Tue, 30 Jun 2015 18:17:01 +0000 julia.seymour 49264 at http://www.mrc.org Lefty Apple Pays Musicians 27 Times Less Than Sweatshop Laborers http://www.mrc.org/articles/lefty-apple-pays-musicians-27-times-less-sweatshop-laborers <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Media ignore hypocrisy of mighty liberal tech company. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/joseph-rossell">Joseph Rossell</a> </div> </div> </div> <p dir="ltr">Left-wing Apple is huge and popular with the technorati. It became the world’s first company worth $700 billion, and was once rich enough to <a href="http://newsbusters.org/blogs/noel-sheppard/2013/03/25/krauthammer-apple-has-cash-buy-cyprus-and-rename-it-icyprus">buy the entire island of Cyprus</a>. But Apple said it can only afford to pay musicians pennies an hour for streaming their music, approximately 27 times less than Chinese factory workers earned making the Apple Watch.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/lefty-apple-pays-musicians-27-times-less-sweatshop-laborers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Art & Entertainment Business Media Apple China compensation Hypocrisy music Musicians pay singer streaming music sweatshop Taylor Swift Fri, 26 Jun 2015 13:49:57 +0000 julia.seymour 49236 at http://www.mrc.org ‘Hulk’ Mark Ruffalo: ‘I Get Angry’ that There is a Debate Over Climate Change http://www.mrc.org/articles/hulk-mark-ruffalo-i-get-angry-there-debate-over-climate-change <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Actor and director bellows against climate skepticism, fracking, sets 100 percent renewable energy goal by 2050. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/alatheia-larsen">Alatheia Larsen</a> </div> </div> </div> <p dir="ltr">The man who plays the Incredible Hulk is angry: “angry that we are still debating climate change,” angry about fossil fuel investment and more.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/hulk-mark-ruffalo-i-get-angry-there-debate-over-climate-change" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Art & Entertainment Climate Change Environment activism actor Anger Climate Change climate debate climate skepticism Debate Environmentalism Fracking hollywood hydraulic fracturing Mark Ruffalo renewable energy Thu, 25 Jun 2015 19:17:25 +0000 julia.seymour 49235 at http://www.mrc.org Brian Williams Reporting http://www.mrc.org/cartoons/brian-williams-reporting <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/glenn-foden">Glenn Foden</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="3000" height="2449" title="Media Research Center" alt="Media Research Center" src="http://www.mrc.org/sites/default/files/BMI-T-Ball.jpg?1435344515" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datetime field-field-published"> <div class="field-label">Publish Date&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">June 24, 2015 - 2:46pm</span> </div> </div> </div> MRC Business Media baseball Brian Williams cartoon Humor MSNBC news t-ball Fri, 26 Jun 2015 18:48:35 +0000 julia.seymour 49242 at http://www.mrc.org Networks Ignore SCOTUS Rule Against Government Raisin Robbery http://www.mrc.org/articles/networks-ignore-scotus-rule-against-government-raisin-robbery <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Supreme Court rules against the USDA in favor of farmers who refused to surrender their crops without compensation. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/joseph-rossell">Joseph Rossell</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><iframe src="http://www.mrctv.org/embed/136812" width="520" height="293" frameborder="0"></iframe></p><p dir="ltr">The U.S. Supreme Court struck down a New Deal-era farm program on June 22, saying it was unconstitutional for the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to force raisin farmers to give the government their crops without payment. </p><p dir="ltr">ABC, CBS and NBC never reported on the legal fight or the latest court decision, which was more than a decade in the making.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/networks-ignore-scotus-rule-against-government-raisin-robbery" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Business Government Media abc cbs court decisions court ruling Farming government programs NBC private property property rights raisin raisin reserve SCOTUS Supreme Court USDA WWII Wed, 24 Jun 2015 17:10:10 +0000 julia.seymour 49225 at http://www.mrc.org Washington Post Finds Environmentalism Sabotaged Recycling http://www.mrc.org/articles/washington-post-finds-environmentalism-sabotaged-recycling <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Green push has caused ‘recycling stream’ to become ‘polluted and less valuable.’ </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/alatheia-larsen">Alatheia Larsen</a> </div> </div> </div> <p dir="ltr">Tucked away in an article about how recycling has become a losing proposition and recycling companies and facilities are deeply in the red, was a surprising reason.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/washington-post-finds-environmentalism-sabotaged-recycling" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Business Environment Media CNBC industry loss profit recycling recycling facilities Washington Post Waste Management Mon, 22 Jun 2015 17:06:20 +0000 julia.seymour 49204 at http://www.mrc.org Reuters: Humans Could Go Extinct in 100 Years Because of ‘Climate Apocalypse’ http://www.mrc.org/articles/reuters-humans-could-go-extinct-100-years-because-climate-apocalypse <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Slate columnist promotes massive reduction of carbon emissions, technological investment to reverse global warming. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/joseph-rossell">Joseph Rossell</a> </div> </div> </div> <p dir="ltr">Although labeled as “The Great Debate,” a Reuter’s story about the necessity of drastic change to avert “the climate apocalypse that has already begun” was anything but a debate.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/reuters-humans-could-go-extinct-100-years-because-climate-apocalypse" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Climate Change Media apocalypse carbon dioxide emissions Climate Change David Auerbach fear Global Warming Reuters skepticism Skeptics Slate Fri, 19 Jun 2015 18:05:48 +0000 julia.seymour 49198 at http://www.mrc.org Washington Post Praises Pope Francis on Leaked Climate Change Encyclical http://www.mrc.org/articles/washington-post-praises-pope-francis-leaked-climate-change-encyclical <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Liberal media praising Pope now, but blasted Catholic leader for conservative positions on social issues. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/joseph-rossell">Joseph Rossell</a> </div> </div> </div> <p dir="ltr">Liberal media outlets have attacked Pope Francis for being “tone-deaf” when they disagreed with his views, but now that he’s hawking climate alarmism they’ve begun fawning.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/washington-post-praises-pope-francis-leaked-climate-change-encyclical" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Climate Change Faith International Media abc attack Catholic Church Climate Change encyclical Gay Marriage Global Warming MSNBC NBC New York Times Pope Francis praise Washington Post Women's Rights Tue, 16 Jun 2015 20:33:49 +0000 julia.seymour 49167 at http://www.mrc.org Sununu Hits Back at Climate Alarmism on HuffPost Live http://www.mrc.org/articles/sununu-hits-back-climate-alarmism-huffpost-live <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Former governor and Bush staffer cites warming ‘pause,’ and string of failed alarmist predictions. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/alatheia-larsen">Alatheia Larsen</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><iframe src="http://www.mrctv.org/embed/136574" width="520" height="290" frameborder="0"></iframe></p><p dir="ltr">Look at the data. That’s what former Gov. John Sununu of New Hampshire recently told Huffington Post Live about climate change.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/sununu-hits-back-climate-alarmism-huffpost-live" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Climate Change Government Media Books climate alarmism Climate Change George H.W. Bush Global Warming huffpost live Interview John Sununu New Hampshire The Quiet Man White House Tue, 16 Jun 2015 17:14:13 +0000 julia.seymour 49156 at http://www.mrc.org Newsweek Writer Hits Medical Group With Opinion Labeled As News http://www.mrc.org/articles/newsweek-writer-hits-medical-group-opinion-labeled-news <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> American Board of Internal Medicine calls out columnist for ‘erroneous reporting’ and failing to disclose wife’s profession. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/joseph-rossell">Joseph Rossell</a> </div> </div> </div> <p dir="ltr">Newsweek senior writer Kurt Eichenwald publicized what he called an “ugly civil war” between doctors and one of America’s largest medical organizations in a series of lopsided attacks on the group some of which remain labeled as "Tech &amp; Science" rather than opinion.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/newsweek-writer-hits-medical-group-opinion-labeled-news" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Business Health Media ABIM conflict of interest journalism ethics Kurt Eichenwald medical groups Medscape news Newsweek opinion SPJ Mon, 15 Jun 2015 18:06:52 +0000 julia.seymour 49144 at http://www.mrc.org Pope’s Climate Encyclical Lands On Original Date of Eco-Concert http://www.mrc.org/articles/popes-climate-encyclical-lands-original-date-eco-concert <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Vatican to release letter on climate June 18, same day as Live Earth concert originally planned. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/joseph-rossell">Joseph Rossell</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Pope Francis “has echoed the sense of crisis” from some scientists about the environment, and on June 18 will tackle the subject of climate change in an encyclical, a letter to Catholic bishops. That was the same day as former Vice President Al Gore’s Live Earth concert was scheduled to take place. Will anyone in the media note the “coincidence?”</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/popes-climate-encyclical-lands-original-date-eco-concert" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Climate Change Al Gore Climate Change Global Warming Pope Francis Mon, 15 Jun 2015 14:01:59 +0000 dan.gainor 49140 at http://www.mrc.org US Government Gives $82.7 Million to Liberal Tides Organizations http://www.mrc.org/articles/us-government-gives-827-million-liberal-tides-organizations <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Government funneling grants to progressive causes through liberal nonprofit. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/alatheia-larsen">Alatheia Larsen</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>&nbsp;</p><p>For all the fuss the left makes about “getting money out of politics,” their actions tell a vastly different story. When conservative donors make or facilitate anonymous donations, liberals cry “<a href="http://www.motherjones.com/politics/2013/02/donors-trust-donor-capital-fund-dark-money-koch-bradley-devos">dark money</a>” and bemoan the supposed lack of accountability. If liberals truly wanted to get money out of politics, they would need to start with their own Tides organizations, which pioneered the very practice they claim to hate. </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/us-government-gives-827-million-liberal-tides-organizations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Government funding progressive soros tides U.S. government Thu, 11 Jun 2015 14:31:56 +0000 dan.gainor 49123 at http://www.mrc.org