Groups Demand Trump Impeachment

Day 1: Liberal Nonprofits Demand Trump Impeachment By Aly Nielsen Donald Trump had been president for mere hours and liberal groups were already advocating his impeachment. ImpeachDonaldTrumpNow.org, a website run by Free Speech for People (FSFP) and RootsAction, went live the moment Trump took the oath of office, according to The Washington Post on Jan. 20. The website claimed that Trump violated the Constitution by refusing “to divest from his business interests.” Both groups responsible for the website are staunchly...

ProPublica Defends Buzzfeed Dossier

ProPublica President Defends Buzzfeed’s Release of ‘Unverified’ Dossier By Sam Dorman BuzzFeed showed its lack of journalistic integrity last week by publishing an unverified dossier accusing President-elect Trump of communicating with Russian operatives. After BuzzFeed published the document on Jan. 10, even liberal news outlets including The Washington Post, the Atlantic and Vox criticized Buzzfeed’s choice. But ProPublica President Richard Tofel sided with BuzzFeed, giving it “kudos” on Twitter. “Publication will likely accelerate discovery of what in dossier is true...

Liberals Launch ‘Document Hate’ Project

Soros-Funded Media Launch Site for ‘Documenting Hate’ By Aly Nielsen After the election of Donald Trump, liberal groups are banding together to document hate crimes. At least ones that impact liberal victim groups. ProPublica, a left-wing nonprofit media outlet funded by George Soros, just launched a brand new project called “Documenting Hate.” The website purports to “build authoritative data on hate crimes and bias incidents,” but none of the 21 partner organizations are conservative. Instead, the partner groups the Southern...

Grist Celebrated by Foundations, Media

Grist: ‘Irreverent’ Outlet Celebrated by Foundations, Media By Aly Nielsen Grist Magazine is the brainchild of Chip Giller, who “had been an environmentalist since he was a child,” Poynter reported. Giller founded Grist in 1999, while he was a reporter for the environmental magazine, High Country News. He wanted to “lighten up” the environmental movement. Grist grew from an email list of 100 subscribers to a web-based organization with an annual operating budget of more than $3.8 million and 30...

Climate Group Protests Trump

Left-Wing Climate Group Endorses Trump Protests, Walk-outs By Aly Nielsen More than two months after the 2016 presidential election, liberal climate change activists are still nowhere near accepting that Donald Trump will be the 46th president of the U.S. 350.org, a “global grassroots climate movement,” has been busy promoting January as a “month of resistance” to “defeat Donald Trump’s dangerous fossil fuel agenda.” The month’s plans, which included “flooding” Congress with phone calls to “stop Trump’s climate denier picks,” and...

Obama Official To Lead Rockefeller Foundation

Former Obama Official to Lead Rockefeller Foundation Sam Dorman The left-leaning Rockefeller Foundation just got a leader who served under one of the most liberal presidents of the United States. The Rockefeller Foundation chose former Obama official Rajiv Shah to be its next president, according to a Jan. 4  The New York Times report. Lefty organizations like the Natural Resources Defense Council have received funding from the Rockefeller Foundation. Shah served as head of the United States Agency for International...

Liberals Cheer Obama Drilling Ban

Liberal Environmental Groups Cheer After Obama Bans Drilling By Aly Nielsen Liberal environmental activists got an early Christmas present when President Obama banned offshore drilling along large portions of the Arctic and East Coast in late December, and liberal nonprofit media are celebrating. Initially Obama issued a five year ban on Arctic offshore drilling in November. But then in December, he declared a permanent ban by invoking “an obscure provision of a 1953 law” which allowed him to act “unilaterally,”...

Donors Flock to Liberal Journalism

Donors Flock to Liberal Journalism Nonprofits After Trump Victory By Aly Nielsen Since comedian John Oliver recommended people donate to the liberal journalism site  ProPublica, donations have been pouring in, according to The New York Times. The Times also reported that nonprofit journalism in general has seen a spike in donations (especially small ones) since Donald Trump was elected the 45th president of the United States. But The Times failed to note that every outlet they mentioned in their Dec....

Grist Fundraises on Trump Scorn

Grist Fundraises on Trump  Scorn, Hyperbole By Aly Nielsen To some, Trump’s election was just another day in the democratic process. But to others, it would be environmental catastrophe. In early December, the Grist website ran a pop-up fundraising ad fantasizing about the day its readers would celebrate overcoming the “destructive environmental policies of a Trump presidency.” The ad redirected readers to Grist’s donate page and encouraged them to “become a sustaining supporter of independent environmental journalism.” Grist’s so called...

Climate Blogs Panic After Election

Liberal Climate Blogs Panic After Trump Election By Aly Nielsen Donald Trump’s presidential victory terrified liberal climate activists who fear he will threaten their precious Paris climate agreement. DeSmog Blog responded to the election results with at least three blog posts, lamenting “Planet Earth Is The Real Loser Of The US Elections,” claiming that Trump’s win is a victory for “Climate Science Deniers,” and hoping that “Trump’s Inconsistency” will cause him to abandon his “climate denial.” InsideClimate News, the group...
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