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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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Sam Husseini

Sam Husseini

Sam Husseini is an independent writer and artist. His personal website is husseini.org. Follow him on Twitter: @samhusseini.

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