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06 Aug 2020

Sanitize Predatory Capitalism: Close the Carried Interest Loophole

People who want to reform predatory capitalism should learn two words: carried interest. Carried interest is much more than a nerdy accounting term. It is the reason why three of the most lecherous forms of modern financial businesses—private equity firms, hedge funds, and real estate developers—have skirted paying their full

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03 Aug 2020

Dr. Birx Becomes the Symbol of the Ethically Compromised Executive

Bloomberg News posted a news item today that questions the veracity of Dr. Deborah Birx’s scientific updates about the Trump administration’s progress against fighting the CORVID virus. In the Bloomberg article, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said she “doesn’t trust information from the coordinator of the White House’s coronavirus task force

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23 Jul 2020

Alt-Right Groups Responsible for Violent Anti-Semitic Attacks, Not “Leftist” Dems

One of the biggest Republican myths, and one that is even being pushed by naive or uninformed Democrats, is that Black Lives Matter and some “leftist” Democrats are perpetuating antiSemitism. This topic is too big to be discussed here, but if we measure violent anti-Semitic attacks, the data shows that

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22 Jul 2020

How Right-Wing Media Training Has Trounced the Dems and Dominated the Media

The right-wing has dominated the media since Reagan and the Democrats have failed to counter this onslaught. The result is that over the past 40 years, right-wing media has propelled the right to take over the Republican Party and enabled alt-right groups to flourish. Why are the Dems so wimpy?.

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20 Jul 2020

Virus, Recession, and Dysfunctional Government Devastate Commercial Real Estate Industry

If you haven’t been to a mall recently, you are missing out on witnessing a fundamental change in the retail industry. Stores are closed, and their inventory is off the shelves, especially for more expensive items, or locked behind gates.  For stores that remain open, access is limited, and employees

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