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His next appointee for FCC chair could determine whether robber barons consolidate their domination of the public discourse.
Gay rights advocates were hoping that the Court would issue a broad ruling, but the justices seem most concerned with issues of standing.
In her book Captive Audience, Susan Crawford shows how media giants exert a stranglehold over consumers and government.
An unreliable anthropologist of traditional societies is a no less dubious diagnostician of the contemporary world.
Prophecies of government tyranny, financial meltdown and violent anarchy featured on Doomsday Preppers are being absorbed into contemporary conservatism.
Reagan's former budget director's outrage over crony capitalism and bank bailouts is right on, but the pundits don't like it.
At the same time that Brooklyn residents poured into the streets over the killing of Kimani Gray, NYPD officers took the stand to describe the department's racist tactics.
Deride the NRA's spokesman all you want, but his group is close to gutting gun control legislation in Congress.
Decades of work to change rape laws has done little to change culture.
Collecting DNA upon arrest can identify the guilty and exonerate the innocent. But it also amounts to an expanding racial dragnet.