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The Liberal Media

Eric Alterman

The problem with Fox is not that it's conservative—it’s that it’s full of falsehoods.

A man like Murdoch deserves to be shunned. That he is celebrated instead tells you almost all you need to know about the insanity that grips our benighted political culture.

In Wisconsin and elsewhere, attacks on unions aren’t about budget savings. They're about dismantling the final barrier to the domination of American politics by the power of money.

Reagan proved that deficits don't matter—and truth doesn't either.

The assault on public employee unions is the next phase of a the forty-year campaign by the rich against the rest of us.

A computer virus foiling Iran's nuclear plans should delight those spoiling for an attack. Does it?

Conservatives today talk up all kinds of values, but they're all subordinated to a single goal: class warfare.

Obama's flawed tax compromise is just the latest result of the Democrats' failure to clearly explain their vision for this country's economic future.

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Eric Alterman
Eric Alterman is a Distinguished Professor of English, Brooklyn College, City...

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