Month: September 2016

Capitalism, Class, Politics

Who or What Is ALEC?

No, ALEC is not a new kid on the block. ALEC is the American Legislative Exchange Council. ALEC was born in 1973 – the brainchild of Paul ...

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Capitalism, media, News, Politics

Manufacturing the News

Mark Fishman, associate professor of sociology at Brooklyn College, City University of New York, investigated routine news production by examining the work practices of reporters and other ...

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Capitalism, Class, Politics

USA: Illusions of Democracy

The United States of America has been under one-party rule since its birth at the drafting of the Constitution. This document was drawn up by a small ...

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