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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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Liza Featherstone

Liza Featherstone

Liza Featherstone is a contributing editor for The Nation and a journalist based in New York City.  She is the co-author of "Students Against Sweatshops: The Making of a Movement" (2002) and author of "Selling Women Short: The Landmark Battle for Worker's Rights at Wal-Mart" (2005).

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