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Dorothee Benz

Dorothee Benz

Dorothee Benz is a writer, organizer, and strategist who has spent decades on the frontlines of social justice struggles in the United States. Follow her on Twitter @DrBenz3.

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Once Trump's Asylum Ban Became Biden's, Corporate Media Outrage Faded Away

Under Trump, Title 42 was a pretext to implement "draconian" immigration policies, but under Biden it's a "management tool" to deal with a legitimate problem.

Dorothee Benz ·


Democracy Dies in... Obfuscation and False Equivalences

In the extensive genre of corporate media obfuscation about right-wing paramilitary violence, a Washington Post article this week stands out even amidst some tough competition.

Dorothee Benz ·


There, I Fixed It for You…

Corporate media headlines revised as though they were journalism.

Dorothee Benz ·


When the Invisible Hand Gives You the Finger

Corporate media shrug as elite declare loss of profits worse than loss of lives.

Dorothee Benz ·


The Trump Impeachment Trial: Witness to a Farce

The New York Times was content to cover it as a Washington drama and no more; its impeachment landing page even lists a "cast of characters."

Dorothee Benz ·


Nazi-Normalizing Barf Journalism in the Trump Era

Again and again during Trump’s presidency, corporate media have fallen over themselves to find acceptable ways to describe utterly unacceptable behavior, policies and decisions—none more so than the New York Times.

Dorothee Benz ·


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