Also, which country recently repealed its ban on propaganda targeted at its own people and ruled that "news" publishers can confabulate all they like?
Pathetic Exceptionalism is pathetic. Go cry to mommy or something, but keep it out of here.
Stop worshipping dead people and oligarchs and be a citizen for once in your life. Your Exceptionalism is pathetic (in more than one sense) and self-deluded.
More likely, they've known about it all this time and are using this as a bargaining chip for something else entirely, like, say, having an aircraft carrier not far from the Syrian proxy war. You simply can't trust any of the corporate media to not primarily represent its own interests.
they know what they're doing too well?
There was a time when it wasn't necessary for IT people to play dandy games.
1. Who eliminated our Tom Smitkowskis and to whose profit?
2. Why is imperialism even remotely cool?
Actually, the normalization of aristocratic behavior, piety toward superiors, and flowery bourgeois non-statements are a cultural disease of the English, and in this incarnation hasn't been around for longer than the Magna Carta in any case. Don't ascribe to merit what was quite well documented as being accomplished by mass murder, mass starvation and elite arrogance.
that adult life isn't just the permanent continuation of high school and its power relations?
Well, good. What kind of desperate tool are you that would want to? Do enough and go home, and stop racing one another to the bottom, instead of conspiring with management to get far less than what you should have just because you need to grandstand.
Get over yourself. For real.
Presumably, one would hire in 10 more recently disemployed rejects from other companies at that time, hoping that the tyranny of hunger will have put a bit more hup-to into them.
Catch-22 goes both ways.
Since, in this day and age, labor is less and less required and makes less and less sense as a basis for distributing basic human needs, the only real purpose it serves is to "keep the working-class poor", as Arthur Young put it. So why are we playing along again?
and there is strong evidence that dynamic is in play... then it's good enough for the help too.
Curroption widely distributed tends to benefit the broader public interest more than limited corruption.
since you believe that the public interest is yours to exploit.
I hope people post your salary on this thread.
Technological progress has merely provided us with more efficient means for going backwards. -- Aldous Huxley