Entries Tagged as 'corporate personhood'

George Will’s Ethical Lapses Bespeak Allegiance to Oligarchy

September 12th, 2014 · No Comments · campaign finance reform, Congress, inequality, journalism

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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Was It Something the President Said?

December 21st, 2011 · No Comments · economy, tax policy

By Arthur Alpert “Get over it” is a trendy phrase I’ve never liked. Like its kin, “Life is unfair,” the phrase usually comes from the mouth of somebody who’s comfortable and wants you to stop complaining that you’re not. The speaker’s real message is, “Quit seeking justice.” Me, I’ve yet to get over the Albuquerque […]

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