Miles Mogulescu

Miles Mogulescu

Miles Mogulescu is an entertainment attorney/business affairs executive, producer, political activist and writer.

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Whitehall Street, Atlanta Georgia, 1864. (Photo: Wikimedia Commons/cc) Views
Tuesday, June 09, 2020
Neoliberal Capitalism Depends on White Supremacy
Billionaires like Mark Zuckerberg, Jeff Bezos, and Jamie Dimon may personally associate with individual African Americans, Latinos and other minorities. They might even employ them. They might even attend dinner parties with them, and, one-on-one, display few outward manifestations of overt racism...
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Right now, working people in the United States face the agonizing choice of going to jobs, if they still have jobs, or becoming destitute. (Photo: James Barragan / Facebook / cc) Views
Monday, April 20, 2020
Trump's Reelection Strategy: Pit Workers Against Democrats
The politics of the pandemic is about to get nasty and divisive. And Trump thrives on the politics of nastiness and division. Chants of “lock her up” will likely be replaced by chants of “open it up.” And unless Democrats develop a clear counterstrategy, this strategy - egged on by rightwing media...
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With an impending shortage of tens of thousands of life-saving ventilators, testing kits, protective equipment for health care workers, and other critical medical supplies, putting the Defense Production Act into effect would enable the Federal government to order American companies to convert to mass producing and distributing this equipment on an emergency basis. (Photo: Wikimedia Commons) Views
Friday, March 20, 2020
What Is Trump Waiting For? Companies Must Be Ordered To Make Medical Supplies—Right Now
Within two weeks after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, American auto factories were already converting to make tanks instead of cars . The government needs to treat the Covid-19 pandemic like a war—except the enemy is an invisible virus rather than a foreign power. No, President Trump, the...
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Global financial markets have lost nearly $10 trillion in wealth. Views
Tuesday, March 10, 2020
The Coronavirus Is A Wake-Up Call For Climate Change
In the short time since the COVID-19 virus was discovered and made public in Wuhan, a city of 11 million in central China, this new strain of coronavirus - a family of pathogens that includes the common cold, as well as more deadly strains like SARS and MERS - has caused a global public health,...
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If Democrats want to block the existential threat of a second Trump term, they need to find out as soon as possible during the primary season whether Biden has what it takes to stand up to Trump. (Photo: Screenshot) Views
Thursday, January 30, 2020
Democrats Should Want Joe Biden To Testify
Joe Biden’s strongest argument to be the Democratic Presidential nominee is that he has the best chance of defeating Donald Trump. There’s a clear way to test this. Democrats should accept the challenge being floated by some Republicans to trade witness testimony by John Bolton and Mick Mulvaney...
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Wake up, Democrats. Stop expecting help from Bolton and his neocon kin, whom the “liberal” media like MSNBC and The Washington Post have been offering a platform. (Photo: Stephanie Keith/Getty Images) Views
Wednesday, January 08, 2020
Wake Up, Democrats. Bomb-‘Em-All Bolton Won’t Help Impeachment
Democrats seem thrilled that John Bolton—a leading neoconservative, an advocate of bombing Iran and North Korea, and, briefly, Trump’s National Security advisor – has said he would testify at Senate impeachment hearings, if subpoenaed. They seem to hope Bolton will be another John Dean, who, during...
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Mayor Pete Buttigieg speaking with attendees at the 2019 California Democratic Party State Convention at the George R. Moscone Convention Center in San Francisco, California on June 1, 2019. (Photo: Gage Skidmore/flickr/cc) Views
Friday, November 22, 2019
Is Pete Buttigieg Just a Shill for Corporations and the Donor Class?
Pete Buttigieg, the 37-year-old mayor of South Bend, the fourth-largest town in Indiana, is the shiny new object in the race to become the Democrats’ candidate for president in 2020. Coming from almost nowhere, he’s finished first in several recent Iowa polls. Superficially, there’s a lot that’s...
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Why would Democrats want to spend even a minute during this Presidential campaign defending Biden against corruption charges, when there are plenty of other qualified Democratic candidates without this liability? (Photo: Scott Eisen/Getty Images) Views
Monday, September 30, 2019
Fighting Corruption Must Be Our Focus In 2020
Like pornography, corruption comes in hard-core and soft-core versions. Donald Trump’s record of self-dealing is the very definition of hard-core corruption. If it were porn, it would only be sold in a brown-paper bag. He should have been impeached long ago for his multiple violations of the public...
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The rest of the mainstream media, which can often be lazy, has adopted this framing of abolishing private insurance or not as the biggest issue when it comes to healthcare. It only scares voters for no reason, and helps Trump’s reelection chances. (Photo: Screenshot) Views
Thursday, September 12, 2019
Can Debate Moderators Stop Parroting GOP Talking Points?
At the first two Democratic debates, the moderators from NBC/MSNBC and CNN based their questions about health care on Republican and corporate talking points. They acted as if the issue most people care about is the future of private insurance companies, rather than the best way for all Americans...
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Monday, July 29, 2019
Nadler to the Rescue?
In announcing that the House Judiciary Committee is effectively commencing an impeachment inquiry, Committee Chair Jerry Nadler may have begun to rescue House Democrats from Nancy Pelosi’s misguided and stubborn attempts to keep impeachment off the table, just as Congress left town for a six-week...
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