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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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Ken Levy

Ken Levy

Ken Levy is a professor of criminal law at Louisiana State University Law School.

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How to Combat Trumpism (Even After Trump Is Gone)

This story—that a few extreme-libertarian billionaires like the Murdoch family use media like Fox News to enrich themselves at viewers’ expense—needs to be told over and over again, in every possible venue.

Ken Levy ·


Sorry, Republican Senators: Alan Dershowitz’s Theory of Impeachment Is Total Bullshit

No matter how much Dershowitz explains and obfuscates, a legitimate motive simply cannot magically immunize unconstitutional conduct against impeachment.

Ken Levy ·


The (Current) Gun-Control Debate Is Not Really About Gun Control

The Second Amendment got us into this mess. So we can hardly expect it to get us out of it.

Ken Levy ·


Yes, Crimes Were Committed

Why Jared's in big trouble. And Trump and Junior, too.

Ken Levy ·

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