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Greenspan’s legacy is Ayn Rand’s


A new book by Gary Weiss details Ayn Rand’s profound influence on generations of right-wing ideologues. Her most prominent contemporary acolyte might be the smug U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan, whose goals include abolishing Medicare and Social Security. However, I’m guessing … Continue reading

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‘Mainstream’ is the wrong word for corporate media


Leslie Griffith makes a good point: What we call the “mainstream” media is anything but. She’s not quibbling about semantics, but rather trying to impress upon readers the importance of accurately naming forces that have a direct effect on our … Continue reading

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