Alex Kotch

Alex Kotch

Co-founder of OptOut, investigative journalist, and Ph.D.
Sep
26
The American Health Care Debacle, Corporate Democrats' Corruption, and Haitian Migration

The American Health Care Debacle, Corporate Democrats' Corruption, and Haitian Migration

This is the weekly newsletter of OptOut, a news aggregation app for exclusively independent media that's under development. We plan
9 min read
Sep
19
The War on Trans People & Other News from OptOut

The War on Trans People & Other News from OptOut

This edition of Weekend Picks covers the war on trans people, the influence of Big Pharma, the latest political news from New York, and the environment.
6 min read
Sep
12
Weekend Picks: Extremism and U.S. Imperialism

Weekend Picks: Extremism and U.S. Imperialism

This week we welcome another new outlet to the OptOut family and round up independent news about extremism and 9/11.
7 min read
Sep
06
Labor Day Picks!

Labor Day Picks!

OptOut's special Labor Day edition of our weekly independent news roundup.
5 min read
Aug
29
Weekend Picks: Horse Meds Mania, Afghanistan, and Corporate Media Consolidation

Weekend Picks: Horse Meds Mania, Afghanistan, and Corporate Media Consolidation

Anti-vaxxers are chowing down on horse dewormer medication, and this is a media problem. In addition, we welcome Defector to the OptOut network and round up news on forever wars, Covid-19, and other topics.
11 min read
Aug
22
Weekend Picks: Climate, Covid, and The Forever Wars

Weekend Picks: Climate, Covid, and The Forever Wars

OptOut welcomes three more excellent independent outlets to the fam and provides your weekly roundup of corporate narrative-free news.
10 min read
Aug
15
Weekend Picks: Climate catastrophe, bye bye Cuomo, and NYT union busters

Weekend Picks: Climate catastrophe, bye bye Cuomo, and NYT union busters

This week we welcome five new outlets to the OptOut family and share coverage from our growing network of independent, corporate narrative-free news publications.
12 min read
Aug
08
🎉 Weekend Picks: We're 1! 🎂

🎉 Weekend Picks: We're 1! 🎂

We celebrate OptOut's first birthday and provide our weekly roundup of corporate narrative-free news content.
13 min read
Jul
29
Help Us Launch the OptOut App!

Help Us Launch the OptOut App!

2 min read
Jul
25
Weekend Picks: Billionaires in Space, Labor Fights, and Honoring Michael Brooks

Weekend Picks: Billionaires in Space, Labor Fights, and Honoring Michael Brooks

This weekend we focus on oligarchs' joyrides in space, labor issues, and the legacy of the late Michael Brooks. Plus, OptOut has some big news of our own.
11 min read