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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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Shanna Hanbury

Shanna is a freelance journalist who has worked with the world's top international publications. A Rio de Janeiro native, she has extensive experience in research and reporting across Brazil and Latin America with a focus on the environment, culture and social issues.

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