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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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Elena Teare

Elena Teare

Elena Teare is a Junior Research Associate at the Oakland Institute, supporting the Institute’s research and advocacy campaigns related to land rights, food security, and international development.

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