Monthly Archives: November 2013

Another mainstream lie – populists are ‘taking over’


My friend Swamp Rabbit was trying to make me stop reading a lengthy op-ed with the provocative headline “Plutocrats vs. Populists.” “This paper ain’t fit to wrap fish in,” he said. “Even virtual fish.” He’s right. The New York Times … Continue reading

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Was Lou Reed rock ā€™nā€™ roll’s last outsider?


My friend Swamp Rabbit, who only likes bluegrass and Bulgarian folk music, asked me about Lou Reed: “If this guy was an outsider, how come insiders sing his praises?” The rabbit was referring to the subhed of The New York … Continue reading

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