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This Week, Billionaires Made a Strong Case for Abolishing Themselves

Anand Giridharadas New York Times
One after another, four of our best-known billionaires laid waste to the image of benevolent saviors carefully cultivated by their class. It is a commendable sacrifice, because they exist only because we embrace certain myths about them.

This Is the Election You Get for 9 Billion Bucks

Thom Hartmann The Hartmann Report
Simply put, the elections are “tightening” because rightwing billionaires and giant corporations are pouring billions of dollars into advertising. And advertising works.

Why Stop at the Russian Oligarchs?

Yanis Varoufakis Project Syndicate
When Russian bombs are destroying Ukrainian cities, there's reason to focus on oligarchs supporting the Kremlin. But do American multi-billionaires and Saudi princes enjoy less political clout, stash less money abroad, and use influence any better?

Friday Nite Videos | December 24, 2021

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Chile 2021: Leftwing Millennial to Be New President. Chile 1973: Manifiesto | Victor Jara. ‘Surprising Is An Understatement’: Kim Potter Verdict. Why New York’s Billionaires’ Row Is Half Empty. Fauci Holiday Message Cold Open | SNL.

Dealing With Sinema

Harold Meyerson The American Prospect
The Arizona weirdo has compelled the Democrats to abandon taxing the rich—so they’re proposing to tax rich folks’ unearned gains.
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