Justin Anderson

Justin Anderson is a writer based in New York City.

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Thursday, June 28, 2018
The Economist’s Premature Obituary for the Sanders Movement
Earlier this month, the US politics opinion column of the Economist ( 6/7/18 ), pseudonymously written by “Lexington,” was accompanied by a cartoon depicting Sen. Bernie Sanders (Ind.–Vermont) with a comically oversized hook nose. Perhaps cartoonist KAL was unaware of the connotations of the hook...
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"Yet it might be near the end of the line for Pruitt; White House aides have decried his scandals as embarrassing and called for his firing." (Photo: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) Views
Friday, May 25, 2018
Focus on Pruitt’s Scandals Obscures Environmental Degradation Under Trump
Scott Pruitt sure is busy these days. The climate change-denying head of the Environmental Protection Agency has been renting out a DC condo on the cheap from an energy lobbyist ; installing a $43,000 soundproof booth for his telephone calls; passing out improper pay raises to aides; jet-setting...
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"US antitrust laws and enforcement themselves are often insufficient in tackling the issues central to consolidation in technology and media." (Photo: Getty) Views
Wednesday, April 11, 2018
Who Will Take on the 21st Century Tech and Media Monopolies?
Facebook is under fire for ( among other things ) its involvement with Cambridge Analytica, a British data analytics firm funded by hedge fund billionaire and major Republican party donor Robert Mercer and formerly led by President Trump’s ex–campaign manager and strategist Steve Bannon. Cambridge...
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Monday, February 19, 2018
Media Embrace New 'Reform' Group as Bulwark Against Guaranteed Healthcare
In recent years, there has been rapid growth in support for Medicare for All, a single-payer healthcare system that would guarantee the universal medical coverage that the Affordable Care Act failed to achieve with its passage in 2010. Sixty-four percent of Democrats support single-payer healthcare...
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