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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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Russell-Mokhiber

Russell Mokhiber

Russell Mokhiber is editor of the Washington, D.C.-based Corporate Crime Reporter.  He is also founder of singlepayeraction.org, and editor of the website Morgan County USA.

Articles by this author

 

Democrats Have Taken Medicare for All Off the Table—and It's a Shame

"Nobody in Congress can be counted on to stand with what the people need as opposed to caving to the demands of party leadership," warns veteran single-payer activist Amy Scheetz.

Russell Mokhiber ·


NPR and the Corporate Criminal Element

Suffice it to say that the corporate criminal element has infused NPR with millions of dollars of donations.

Russell Mokhiber ·


Corporate Crime at the New York Times and Washington Post

How much would it cost to put that item on the agenda?

Russell Mokhiber ·


Trump, Biden and a Possible October Single-Payer Surprise

Will Trump pull the single-payer card?

Russell Mokhiber ·


NPR Mara Liasson Mandatory Medicare for All and the Ramped Up Attack on Single Payer

Leaders of the single payer movement were taken aback by the use of the term and did not know where it came from.

Russell Mokhiber ·


West Virginia Legislation Would Make Civil Disobedience Against Gas Pipelines a Felony

"West Virginians value their rights to free speech and free association as granted to us under the Constitution. We will not stand for the legislature taking these rights away."

Russell Mokhiber ·


Disease of Contempt: When Will the PBS Public Editor Pick Up the Phone?

For too long, PBS has been afflicted by a disease of contempt for its viewers. Corporate sponsors come first.

Russell Mokhiber ·


Boeing, Obama, a Gold Watch, and 346 Dead

During his time as President of the United States, Barack Obama promoted the sale of Boeing planes—including the 737 Max 8 planes—around the world

Russell Mokhiber ·

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