An Inequality Debate Heats Up

January 18, 2013   ·   0 Comments


By Jared Bernstein: There’s an interesting debate going on right now as to factors behind the rise in the inequality of earnings that’s been a fixture of ...

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How the New York Times Screwed Martin Luther King Jr.

By Timothy Noah: Harvey Shapiro would have likely preferred to be remembered as a poet, and perhaps also as one of the better editors of the New York ...


The Gatekeepers of American History: The Stoning of Oliver Stone

By Louis Proyect: On November 22nd the New York Times Sunday Magazine showcased a hatchet job by Andrew Goldman on Oliver Stone’s 10-part Showtime series “The Untold ...

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First We Get Proof of Heaven; Now the Secret of Immortality.

By Paul Raeburn: Only a few weeks after Newsweek and Simon & Schuster gave us proof of heaven, The New York Times now offers us immortality in the form of an article entitled "Can a Jellyfish Unlock the Secret of Immortality?"


A Rich Man’s Message to America: You Need Us To Get Even Richer!

By Sam Pizzigati: How can you tell a really smart rich guy from a really silly one? The really smart one would never spend four years ...


Adam Davidson Parrots Disinformation as He Extols Rule by the Top 0.1%

By Yves Smith: Adam Davidson is moving up in the world. He has gone from fellating the 1% to the top 0.1%. But bear in mind that ...


When Netanyahu Described Iran As Amalek — Read, Hitler — NYT Passed This Along As Rational Thinking

By Philip Weiss: Monday I pointed out that Israel advocacy is so embedded in American public life, and the concern for Israel's survival is taken as such a solemn charge by the media, that it requires Israeli establishment critics speaking out for our media to cotton to the idea that Netanyahu is feverish and irresponsible.

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‘NYT Book Review’ Gives ‘Crisis of Zionism’ To Zionist With Predictable Result, A Slam

By Philip Weiss: Your Israel lobby at work. The New York Times Book Review gives liberal Zionist Peter Beinart's book, The Crisis of Zionism, to a centrist ...

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5 Guidelines that Can Prevent Sexist Reporting on Women in Politics

By Sarah Seltzer: Women running for office have it hard during the long campaign slog. Not only are they grilled on their positions and their personalities, ...

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NYT Mag’s Adam Davidson Hails ‘Trophy Nanny’ as 1% Status Symbol

By Yves Smith: In his role as the Lord Haw-Haw of yawning income disparity, Adam Davidson reports on the world of elite nannies in his latest New York ...