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Why are the billionaires always laughing?

Because they know the corporate media will never call bullshit on their bullshit.

Why are the billionaires laughing?

It’s easy to laugh when the corporate press treats you as a glorious success instead of the epitome of a broken social order. Billionaires laugh because they know the corporate media prefers to fawn over them rather than hold them to account.

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Daniel C. Maguire

Daniel C. Maguire

Daniel C. Maguire is a professor at Marquette University where he specializes in religious ethics focusing on issues of social justice and medical and ecological ethics.  He is the author of eleven books including "Horrors We Bless, the PB: Rethinking the Just-War Legacy," "Whose Church?: A Concise Guide to Progressive Catholicism." He is also the author of some 200 articles in professional journals and magazines, including Theological Studies, Cross Currents, Atlantic, The New York Times, Crisis: Journal of the NAACP, and Ms. Magazine.

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