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The Treason of the Intellectuals

Jul 7, 2015
In The New York Times in late June, George Packer smeared Truthdig columnist Chris Hedges' new book, "Wages of Rebellion: The Moral Imperative of Revolt." In this Truthdig column published in early 2013, Hedges describes Packer as an intellectual "war booster" and “liberal hawk” whose support for the Iraq War preserved his journalism career.The self-defined liberals who sold us the Iraq War remain in their positions of privilege and power, and they stand ready to sell us out again.

Let Nicholas Kristof Damage Your Mind

Jun 15, 2013
In a late 2012 PBS series called "Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide," the lauded New York Times columnist and professional flake "glosses" the harmful "utopian vision" of free-market globalization sold to Americans in a 1980 television broadcast by neoliberal economist Milton Friedman, Anne Elizabeth Moore writes in The Baffler.In an October PBS series, the lauded New York Times columnist and professional flake "glossed" Milton Friedman's harmful and dishonest "utopian vision" of free-market globalization.

Clooney in Chad

Feb 27, 2009
The New York Times' Nicholas Kristof recently took at trip to Chad with an unlikely sidekick: George Clooney. Kristof was skeptical at first, but Clooney -- always the charmer! -- won him over, and thus Kristof came to see the potential benefits of celebrity advocacy.