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Above: The student body at Carlisle Indian School, 1885, which evidently was not part of the Gilded Age I was pretty excited last night. PBS’ American Experience was premiering its new two-hour show on the Gilded Age. As more people come around to the reality that we live in the New Gilded Age and that […]
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Right-Wing Media: The New Frontier

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On September 18, 2017
For all the attention that, say, Chapo Trap House and that sort of leftist bro-garbage gets, we should probably be paying more attention to the vileness of Sinclair Media, which is forcing local broadcast television stations to become outlets of right-wing propaganda. The company that owns WJAR-TV is mandating the broadcast of multiple programs favorable […]
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Once upon a time a German sociologist from the Frankfurt School wrote a little thesis called “From Caligari to Hitler” about popular imagination being reflective of the mentality that gave rise to fascism through Adolf Hitler. If Siegfried Kracauer were alive today, I am sure he would probably hate everything because he’d be over 100 years […]
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