Entries Tagged as 'John Foster Dulles'

Island of Influence: Report Details Impact of Koch-funded Donors Trust in New Mexico

March 10th, 2013 · 2 Comments · environment, journalism, role of government, tax policy, voting rights

By Arthur Alpert Remember when Secretary of State John Foster Dulles refused to “recognize” China because he disapproved of its Communist government?  A wedding of stupidity and arrogance was sufficient to wipe a colossus from the world atlas. The Albuquerque Journal’s inability to recognize the existence of a continent of the wealthy – where cash […]

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Asking The Question, “Why?”

August 29th, 2012 · 1 Comment · journalism

By Arthur Alpert “Don’t look back,” said Satchel Paige. “Something might be gaining on you.” Me, I try not to look back for fear of getting stuck in the past, but obituaries make that very difficult. Neil Armstrong’s passing awakened memories of helping produce ABC-TV News coverage of Apollo 11, like recruiting Duke Ellington and […]

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