Editor's Contribution

Activist Poets! Activist Poems! Calling All Voices!!

Activist Poets! Activist Poems! Calling All Voices!!
TheContributor.com wants to bring poetry into what has to date been a prose and photo journal focused on solution-driven thinking, open data, transparent democracy. Our large network of political bloggers, journalists, and activists are playing important functions bringing information and resources to other progressives around the world, but we'd like to add the voices of poets who seek social and environmental justice. Won't you please Contribute?
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Dupuy: Pay Journalists!

Dupuy: Pay Journalists!
Tina Dupuy, the editor-in-chief of The Contributor, explains what the goal of the site, why America needs substantive news coverage and why journalists need to be paid, why the economics of modern journalism is classist and why mainstream media does not understand economic issues.
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82 Gun Deaths a Day…Every Day

82 Gun Deaths a Day…Every Day
Aaron Alexis killed 12 people in the Navy Yard in our nation’s capital on Monday. There are an average of 10,000 gun homicides every year in the U.S. Basically, two of the Navy Yard casualties a day. Everyday. If you add gun accidents and suicides, we as a country averages 82 gun deaths a day. Everyday. The equivalent of Bangor, Maine. Everyday.
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Tina Dupuy
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Editor's Column: Freedom of Too Much Information

Editor's Column: Freedom of Too Much Information
We are all celebrities now. Ever since we won Time Magazine’s Person of the Year in 2006, the same year we first found out about the National Security Administration spying on us, we’ve all become essentially public figures.
It’s the new equality: We are all stars!
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Dupuy: Working Class Brits Had 'Legitimate Beef' With Thatcher

Tina Dupuy, editor-in-chief of The Contributor, discussed The Iron Lady's legacy with John Fugelsang on Monday, April 8. Find out what the three complex women on the panel thought about the passing of, perhaps, the world's most complex female lead in British history.
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Dupuy: 'The DC Sniper Shoplifted His Bushmaster'

Editor-in-Chief Tina Dupuy was John Fugelsang's guest recently. She had a few choice words to share about the NRA and gun control.
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Majority Report: According to Jeb, There's No 'Bush Baggage' If He Runs in 2016

Majority Report: According to Jeb, There's No 'Bush Baggage' If He Runs in 2016
"I don't think there's any Bush baggage at all," Jeb Bush told Mike Wallace of Fox News. "I love my brother, I'm proud of his accomplishments." TheContributor.com editor-in-chief Tina Dupuy weighs in...
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Majority Report: Paul Ryan Releases New Fraudulent Budget With New Fraudulent Numbers

Majority Report: Paul Ryan Releases New Fraudulent Budget With New Fraudulent Numbers
Failed Vice Presidential Candidate Paul Ryan has released his new budget. (P.S. It includes repealing Obamacare.) Contributor editor-in-chief Tina Dupuy takes a look...
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Majority Report: Teen Killed by NYPD, Sparks Protest in Brooklyn

Majority Report: Teen Killed by NYPD, Sparks Protest in Brooklyn
Tina Dupuy, the editor-in-chief of TheContributor.com, fills in for Sam Seder and discussed the death of 16-year-old Kimani Gray, who was shot 11 times by undercover NYPD officers after allegedly pulling a gun on them.
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Majority Report: Tina Dupuy Discusses NYC's Soda Ban

Majority Report: Tina Dupuy Discusses NYC's Soda Ban
TheContributor.com editor-in-chief Tina Dupuy filled in for Sam Seder on today's Majority Report, and discussed Bloomberg's sods ban, new police violence in Brooklyn and the truth about Occupy Oakland.
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