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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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Miles Mogulescu

Miles Mogulescu

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

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Democrats' Inept Messaging: It's Not a $3.5 Trillion Bill But $350 Billion a Year

Democrats are misrepresenting the size of their own reconciliation package to their own detriment.

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Supreme Court's Attack on Abortion Rights Opens Door for Vigilante Lawsuits Against the Unvaccinated

The absurdity and lawlessnessof the Supreme Court's procedural decision in the Texas abortion case could, if turned around on the GOP, have the benefit of getting more people vaccinated.

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Despite Trillions Spent, the US Military Hasn't Won a Real War Since 1945

And if the American people don't benefit from these endless losing wars, why do we keep fighting them?

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It Looks Like President Biden Is Surrendering On Passing Voting Rights Protections

Biden left out the only word that really counts: "Filibuster."

Miles Mogulescu ·

The Roberts Court Is Like Strom Thurmond in Judicial Robes

Since law school, Chief Justice John Roberts personal political crusades have been to undermine protections for voting rights, enable voter suppression, turn a blind eye to gerrymandering and increase the influence of big money in politics.

Miles Mogulescu ·

Democrats Urgently Need a Plan B for Voting Rights and Filibuster Reform

If they can't figure this out, the GOP will continue to pass partisan voter suppression laws in states nationwide and activists pushing to save democracy will become disillusioned and demobilized.

Miles Mogulescu ·

Here's How to End the Filibuster and Protect Democracy

It will take a carefully constructed, step-by-step strategy by the Senate Democratic leadership, in coordination with grassroots organizations—to potentially bring Manchin and Sinema around.

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Want Fewer Police Shootings? Get Armed Cops Out of Traffic Enforcement

Removing armed police officers from traffic enforcement and turning it over to civilians should be a major goal of the racial justice movement.

Miles Mogulescu ·

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