Tag: dictatorship

gallup:-americans-tend-to-trust-only-news-that-confirms-their-beliefs
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Sep
2020

Gallup: Americans Tend to Trust Only News That Confirms Their BeliefsGallup: Americans Tend to Trust Only News That Confirms Their Beliefs

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at Strategic Culture On September 11th, Gallup headlined “Bias in Others’ News a Greater Concern Than Bias in Own News”, and reported (based upon polling a randomized sample of 20,046 American adults) that: “69% of Americans say they are more concerned about bias in the news other people consume than its […]

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how-corrupt-america-is
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Sep
2020

How Corrupt America IsHow Corrupt America Is

Eric Zuesse On September 14th, The Hill bannered “GOP sees pressure on Pelosi as key to pandemic relief deal” and opened: Senate Republicans see putting pressure on Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) as the key to getting a deal on a coronavirus relief bill before the elections and are counting on vulnerable House Democrats to move […]

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us-supreme-court-reaffirms-us.-police-state
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Jun
2020

U.S. Supreme Court Reaffirms U.S. Police StateU.S. Supreme Court Reaffirms U.S. Police State

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at The Saker On June 15th, the U.S. Supreme Court, with only the libertarian right-wing (basically anti-government) Clarence Thomas dissenting — reaffirmed that America’s law-enforcement officers have “qualified immunity” from prosecution when they do things such as to shoot an innocent person in his own yard whose unthreatening pet dog is […]

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ideology-and-coronavirus
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May
2020

Ideology and CoronavirusIdeology and Coronavirus

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at Strategic Culture There are two polar-opposite approaches for dealing with the challenge of coronavirus-19: libertarian proposals prioritize the economy above the public’s health, whereas socialist proposals prioritize the public’s health above the economy. Libertarian countries rely on developing “herd immunity” to the disease, in preference to imposing social distancing and […]

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israel-an-enemy-of-america
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May
2020

Israel an Enemy of AmericaIsrael an Enemy of America

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at The Saker Do the American people gain more than we lose from supporting (and from having billions of our tax-dollars each year donated to) the apartheid and racistly Jewish Israel against the Palestinians — the descendants of the Arabs who prior to Israel’s creation were the vast majority of that […]

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