Month: December 2021

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Subscribe: RSS This week on CounterSpin: the best of CounterSpin for 2021. We call it the “the best of,” but this annual round-up is just a reflection of the kinds of conversations we hope have offered a voice or context or information that might help you interpret the news you read. We’re thankful to all
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Bankruptcies fall as pandemic drags on Despite changing consumer patterns brought on by Covid-19, pandemic restrictions tipped far fewer companies into bankruptcy than in 2020 even as the public health crisis dragged on. The rate of corporate bankruptcies hovered near its lowest level in decades, thanks to free-flowing federal assistance and buoyant financial markets. Troubled
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Inadequate for self-defense, .410 slugs’ primary use is for hunting, so what are the largest animals and the longest ranges they can be used for?   Having already discussed that any load of .410 is a suboptimal choice for defending against humans, it raises the question of what exactly this cartridge is good for. The
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CM Stalin Should Persuade PM Modi to Cooperate with the U.S. to Restore the Tamils’ Sovereignty to Remove Chinese Threat – NRA News Today – EIN Presswire Trusted News Since 1995 A service for political professionals · Friday, December 31, 2021 · 559,550,308 Articles · 3+ Million Readers News Monitoring and Press Release Distribution Tools
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The NRA is in trouble. The National Rifle Association filed for bankruptcy earlier this year and is facing multiple lawsuits for allegedly misusing funds for personal use and violating campaign finance laws. NPR’s TIM MAK spent four years investigating the powerful gun rights organization and found rampant corruption, greed, and mismanagement at the top, notably around NRA President Wayne LaPierre. In a new book, Misfire: Inside the Downfall
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A closer look at the custom-quality Axelson Tactical Black Pearl AR-15. ARs are not created equally. There are degrees of differences among the various AR-platform rifles from near-indecipherable nuances to impossible-to-miss distinctions; some variations are only Cerakote-deep while others become clear on the range. With the market inundated by black rifles, manufacturers must find a
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‘Patriots’ are undermining American democracy Michael Harriot The people who stormed the US Capitol on 6 January don’t understand that nationalism is not the same as patriotism There is a more accurate term than insurrectionists to describe the people who stormed the US Capitol building on 6 January, forever smearing the seat of the American
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Bill would prohibit local gun restrictions OUR ENVIRONMENT NEEDS MORE LOCAL REPORTING The Concord Monitor is launching its Environmental Reporting Lab, a long-term effort to better inform the community about the New Hampshire environment. To launch phase 1 of this effort, we need your help. The money raised will go toward hiring a full-time environmental
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RMT has just introduced an innovative new concept with the Nomad trigger for AR-15s, engineered to freely adjust to the shooter’s position. It’s not every day that a new AR-15 trigger does something to really stand out. Most new models simply compete to see which can have the lightest break, smoothest pull or shortest reset.