By Arthur Alpert The Albuquerque Journal just published still another George Will column (9/11) in which he upends history, common sense and rationality to argue for the interests of the American oligarchy. That may not be coincidence. Will’s argument may be a quid pro quo for what his benefactors paid him. Recently, the Society of […]
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September 12th, 2014 · No Comments · campaign finance reform, Congress, inequality, journalism
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December 6th, 2012 · 1 Comment · journalism, labor
By Arthur Alpert How wrong can I be? I figured my post on the Hostess bankruptcy (Nov. 27) would be a one-shot, but that underestimated the story’s shelf life. Also, I failed to realize how ardently the Albuquerque Journal would use Hostess to promote its political agenda. Therefore, here’s an update on Twinkies and journalistic […]
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