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Re: The Dictator observations thread.

Post by Flex » 08 Apr 2018, 1:00am

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Neoliberalism working exactly as it's supposed to. Film at 11.
https://www.theguardian.com/business/20 ... point-2030
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Re: The Dictator observations thread.

Post by eumaas » 24 Apr 2018, 11:06am

https://www.motherjones.com/kevin-drum/ ... ll-bernie/
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Re: The Dictator observations thread.

Post by Flex » 24 Apr 2018, 11:38am

eumaas wrote:
24 Apr 2018, 11:06am
https://www.motherjones.com/kevin-drum/ ... ll-bernie/
I think I have more contempt for Mother Jones and specifically Kevin Drum than any other publication. I wish they would change the name of the magazine to Ronald Reagan--much more appropriate to their ethos.
Seeing this article coupled with the magazine name is genuinely offensive.
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Re: The Dictator observations thread.

Post by eumaas » 24 Apr 2018, 11:48am

Flex wrote:
24 Apr 2018, 11:38am
eumaas wrote:
24 Apr 2018, 11:06am
https://www.motherjones.com/kevin-drum/ ... ll-bernie/
I think I have more contempt for Mother Jones and specifically Kevin Drum than any other publication. I wish they would change the name of the magazine to Ronald Reagan--much more appropriate to their ethos.
Seeing this article coupled with the magazine name is genuinely offensive.
Starting a new magazine called Buenaventura Durruti, which is about respecting entrepreneurial innovation and apps. First issue features a profile of a dapper young fascist—imagine that!
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Re: The Dictator observations thread.

Post by Dr. Medulla » 24 Apr 2018, 12:11pm

eumaas wrote:
24 Apr 2018, 11:06am
https://www.motherjones.com/kevin-drum/ ... ll-bernie/
I think I have more contempt for Mother Jones and specifically Kevin Drum than any other publication. I wish they would change the name of the magazine to Ronald Reagan--much more appropriate to their ethos.
Conservatives like to make the most noise, but push come to shove, no one is more contemptuous of the left than liberals.
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Re: The Dictator observations thread.

Post by Rat Patrol » 26 Apr 2018, 12:48pm

Wherein nerdom and neoliberalism formally cross the streams:

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/mor ... omic-book/

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Re: The Dictator observations thread.

Post by Flex » 26 Apr 2018, 4:44pm

Rat Patrol wrote:
26 Apr 2018, 12:48pm
Wherein nerdom and neoliberalism formally cross the streams:

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/mor ... omic-book/

:yuck:
Darkest timeline, etc.
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Re: The Dictator observations thread.

Post by Rat Patrol » 02 May 2018, 8:36pm

https://www.thecrimson.com/article/2018 ... roduction/

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Re: The Dictator observations thread.

Post by Rat Patrol » 03 May 2018, 5:55am

Rat Patrol wrote:
02 May 2018, 8:36pm
https://www.thecrimson.com/article/2018 ... roduction/

No, no, don't worry. Harvard is pretty much over. X(
Article by "Lucy Wang". . . :idea:
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Re: The Dictator observations thread.

Post by eumaas » 25 May 2018, 4:24pm

https://motherboard.vice.com/en_us/arti ... ican-nazis
"white nationalism" is somehow not racism?
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Re: The Dictator observations thread.

Post by Dr. Medulla » 25 May 2018, 4:45pm

eumaas wrote:
25 May 2018, 4:24pm
https://motherboard.vice.com/en_us/arti ... ican-nazis
"white nationalism" is somehow not racism?
I imagine, like an albino unicorn, a white nationalist who isn't a white supremacist exists somewhere, but, c'mon, that venn is total overlap in the real world.
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Re: The Dictator observations thread.

Post by eumaas » 31 May 2018, 11:36pm

https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/na ... 1e4824?vf5
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Re: The Dictator observations thread.

Post by JennyB » 01 Jun 2018, 9:35am

eumaas wrote:
31 May 2018, 11:36pm
https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/na ... 1e4824?vf5
I hate this goddamn country and I hate the goddamn internet
I know it's cliche at this point, but this reads like an Onion article.
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Re: The Dictator observations thread.

Post by Dr. Medulla » 04 Jun 2018, 11:08am

How could this not be hilariously awful?
https://www.thestar.com/entertainment/2 ... entic.html

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Re: The Dictator observations thread.

Post by Silent Majority » 04 Jun 2018, 12:04pm

Dr. Medulla wrote:
04 Jun 2018, 11:08am
How could this not be hilariously awful?
https://www.thestar.com/entertainment/2 ... entic.html

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