NPR is beginning another funding drive. Once, back in the Seventies, when it was an alternative voice against strangle-hold domination of the news by Conservatives, I supported the station with my membership. I no longer do so, the reason being I think it has abandoned the alternative role in favor of a more middle-of-the-road to Conservative stance. It has become a willing participant in what Glenn Greenwald has called the “corruption of American journalism”. As some evidence of that corruption, witness, its complicity to conceal it’s creation of a torture regime in Guantanamo, yet called out every other torture country.