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“Economic Freedom” Rankings Don’t Tell Us Anything About Capitalism
Conservatives and libertarians love to cite studies ranking different countries’ levels of “economic freedom” as evidence for the glories of capitalism. There’s just one problem: the rankings are nonsense. ...[Read more]
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After 20 Years of Failed War, Corporate Media Still Give Wars of Empire a Pass
When Taliban fighters swept across Afghanistan in a little over a week and entered the capital city of Kabul on August 15, 2021, they surprised the US media, the Biden White House, and the military. Desperate to get out of the country, those who had worke ...[Read more]
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Before 2001 Invasion, Bush Admin Declared Taliban an Ally in the War on Drugs
Just months before the Taliban became an enemy in the war on terror, President George W. Bush’s administration declared the fundamentalist rulers of Afghanistan an ally in the global “war on drugs.” In early 2001, narcotics officials in the United S ...[Read more]
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The failed legacy of the 50-year War on Drugs started with a lie
Fifty years ago, on June 17, 1971, President Richard Nixon stood before the White House press corps, staffers at his side, to announce "a new, all-out offensive" against drug abuse, which he denounced as "America's public enemy number one." He called on C ...[Read more]
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An Army of Pete Buttigiegs
McKinsey, sporting his signature blend of accounting, law, and management expertise, studied Marshall Field’s books for a few months and recommended that it liquidate its wholesale division, close its less profitable stores, and cut 1,200 jobs. Eager to ...[Read more]
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AP, in Leaked Memos, Doing Damage Control With Staff: “You Will Have a Voice”
AP sent a memo to the news agency’s editorial staff this weekend about its controversial decision to fire a young staff reporter, Emily Wilder, following a conservative campaign to have her removed over her college activism regarding Israel-Palestine. T ...[Read more]
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Entrepreneurs don’t have a special gene for risk—they’re rich kids with safety nets
We’re in an era of the cult of the entrepreneur. We analyze the Tory Burches and Evan Spiegels of the world looking for a magic formula or set of personality traits that lead to success. Entrepreneurship is on the rise, and more students coming out of b ...[Read more]
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NY Times pseudo-expert accusing China of genocide worked for publicity arm of far-right cult Falun Gong | The Grayzone
The New York Times recycled flimsy claims by a right-wing apocalyptic extremist to accuse China of “genocide,” in an op-ed by an American with 1/8th Uighur heritage who worked for Epoch Times, a far-right, pro-Trump outlet backed by cult Falun Gong. T ...[Read more]
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How U.S. Financed ‘Human Rights’ Organizations Create Anti-Chinese Headlines
US keeps creating fake narratives through 'human rights' organizations which continually keep reporting fake news about China in various matters of importance. In this article you can find out who, when, how, where, financed by whom, telling what fake new ...[Read more]
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Fox News viewers lose it over ‘sell out’ Maria Bartiromo after show airs segment debunking election fraud claims
Fox News viewers lashed out at the network over the weekend after several shows aired a segment undermining President Donald Trump's claims of election fraud.According to reports, at least one Fox Business host and as many as three Fox News hosts aired a ...[Read more]
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How socialism became un-American through the Ad Council propaganda campaigns
Bernie Sanders is a Democratic Socialist, a potential problem for the presidential candidate. A Cold War campaign to link American-ness and capitalism helped create popular distrust of socialism. ...[Read more]
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