The Big Liars

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by O Society Jan 15, 2019 “If you tell a lie big enough and keep repeating it, people will eventually come to believe it. The lie can be maintained only for such time as the State can shield the people from the political, economic and/or military consequences of the lie. It thus becomes vitally important … Continue reading The Big Liars

Who’s afraid of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez?

by Nathan Robinson Current Affairs Jan 15, 2019 In Ocasio-Cortez we see what it might look like for left to retake control – to begin talking about what we want to talk about rather than whatever Trump is spewing ‘She made it clear that her loyalties weren’t with the Democratic leadership but rather the protesters … Continue reading Who’s afraid of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez?

Donald Trump Calls Newspaper Writers and Poses as ‘John Barron’ or ‘John Miller’: Here are the Tapes

It's been known for years that Donald Trump used to pretend to be a fake Trump Organization representative named "John Barron" on the phone with reporters in the 1980s. In 1990, he testified under oath while giving testimony for a lawsuit that he used the alias "on occasion." During the 2016 campaign, the Washington Post … Continue reading Donald Trump Calls Newspaper Writers and Poses as ‘John Barron’ or ‘John Miller’: Here are the Tapes

Mutiny on the Sex Raft: how a ’70s science project descended into violent chaos

When Santiago Genovés set sail across the Atlantic with 10 attractive people, he didn’t foresee hurricanes, epiphanies and murderous scheming. Marcus Lindeen’s new film retells a remarkable saga by Stuart Jeffries Guardian Mon 14 Jan 2019 ‘A floating Love Island’ … the Acali raft, which sailed the Atlantic in 1973 in a social experiment devised by anthropologist … Continue reading Mutiny on the Sex Raft: how a ’70s science project descended into violent chaos

Business Media Knew Donald Trump Is Mentally Ill Back in the 1980s

‘Clinical sociopath’ Trump’s ‘mental illness’ helps him lie to people: business reporter by Kurt Eichenwald Jan 13, 2019 I have known Donald Trump since 1987. Like everyone else who knows him well, before he became a politician, I know he is liar, a narcissist, and eventually I knew he was mentally ill. At that time, … Continue reading Business Media Knew Donald Trump Is Mentally Ill Back in the 1980s

Families of Sandy Hook Victims Score Legal Victory Against Performance Artist Alex Jones and Infowars

Families of the Sandy Hook victims are suing Jones, saying he promoted lies about the school shooting to profit from their pain. By Claudia Koerner, BuzzFeed Jan 12, 2019 Alex Jones will have to turn over his tax returns, business plans, and marketing data in a lawsuit with families of Sandy Hook victims, who say … Continue reading Families of Sandy Hook Victims Score Legal Victory Against Performance Artist Alex Jones and Infowars

What Is a Marginal Tax Rate? The Rich Are Misleading You

  Most people don’t understand how tax rates work, and the wealthy exploit this lack of knowledge. by Kevin Mathews Care2 Jan 8, 2019 When new Congressional phenom Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez recently floated a 70 percent marginal tax rate to help pay for the Green New Deal, the panicked response from Americans exposed an important truth: most people don’t … Continue reading What Is a Marginal Tax Rate? The Rich Are Misleading You