Walker Bragman

Walker Bragman

Co-founder OptOut, journalist, JD, and occasional cartoonist.
Jan
16
Frontline Workers, Local Media's Struggles, and Climate Urgency

Frontline Workers, Local Media's Struggles, and Climate Urgency

Your weekly roundup of news from voices you won't find anywhere else.
6 min read
Dec
19
Wirecutter Union Wins, AOC Meets Chomsky, and Jacqueline Keeler on Native Issues

Wirecutter Union Wins, AOC Meets Chomsky, and Jacqueline Keeler on Native Issues

Your weekly roundup of the best independent news content from the OptOut network.
6 min read
Nov
21
Climate Blunders, Local Gerrymandering, and Big Conservative Funder Bankrolls White Nationalists

Climate Blunders, Local Gerrymandering, and Big Conservative Funder Bankrolls White Nationalists

This week's indy news roundup from your friends at the OptOut Media Foundation.
7 min read
Oct
10
Dems Keep Stumbling, Indigenous People's Day & Taking on the Bosses

Dems Keep Stumbling, Indigenous People's Day & Taking on the Bosses

Your weekly roundup of the best independent media content of the week.
8 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
Aug
02
Our Picks: Poultry Workers' Plight, Critical Race Theory, and Vaccine Apartheid

Our Picks: Poultry Workers' Plight, Critical Race Theory, and Vaccine Apartheid

OptOut welcomes two new outlets to our network and gives you your weekly indy news roundup.
6 min read
Jun
27
Weekend Picks: Rest in Peace, Mike Gravel

Weekend Picks: Rest in Peace, Mike Gravel

This week we remember Mike Gravel and share news content from our network of independent media outlets.
11 min read
Jun
06
Weekend Picks: Remembering Tulsa, Climate, Labor, and the Media

Weekend Picks: Remembering Tulsa, Climate, Labor, and the Media

Here's what the independent media outlets in the OptOut network have been up to this week.
10 min read
May
23
Weekend Picks: Biden's performance, more atrocities in Gaza, and the new podcast oligopoly

Weekend Picks: Biden's performance, more atrocities in Gaza, and the new podcast oligopoly

The latest news from OptOut's network of exclusively independent media outlets.
9 min read
May
16
Weekend Picks: Corporate Media's Distortion of Israel-Palestine

Weekend Picks: Corporate Media's Distortion of Israel-Palestine

OptOut's weekly news roundup focuses on American media's failure to accurately report on the Israel-Palestine situation, often portraying the conflict as a battle between two equal sides.
7 min read