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Entries by Richard Brodsky from 04/2012

OWS Triumphant: Obama, Romney and the Politics of Inequality

| Posted 04.05.2012 | Politics

What Obama's doing is forcing a debate about the most fundamental question before the nation: Do we govern in the interest of the 1 percent or do we govern in the interest of the 99 percent?

Occupy, Obama and Buffett

| Posted 04.12.2012 | Politics

In spite of all the idiocies and unfairness, in spite of the impact of corporate wealth on campaigns and public opinion, elected leaders still have the capacity to translate mass movements into things that people can vote for.

Debasing the English Language: What Murdoch Really Said to Parliament

| Posted 04.27.2012 | Politics

Entangled in his newspapers disgusting practice of hacking into the private e-mails and phones of innocent victims, Rupert Murdoch appeared before Parliament yesterday and boldly took responsibility and apologized. Or did he?