Cockburn

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Internet

What fresh hell have we brought upon ourselves?

Coronavirus won’t end the moral superiority of the cloistered class

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Business

Victoria’s Secret clips its angels’ wings

Supermodels are OUT, soccer players and plus-size women are IN

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Politics

Florida’s congressional race to the bottom

COVID grifter Rebekah Jones wants to take on alleged ephebophile Matt Gaetz

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Science & Tech

No, Jon Stewart’s Wuhan lab tirade is not ‘fringe’ opinion

How do you know an opinion isn’t dangerous? When a famous comedian says it on network TV

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Internet

The talented Yashar Ali

What’s that old saying? Never mix money and billionaire friends?

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Politics

CNN broadcasts BDSM

Dominatrix punishes pathetic legal analyst on live television

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Business

Won’t someone please think of the billionaires?

Cockburn and Warren Buffett exist in two very remote financial universes

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Business

Which New York Times staffers are worth fighting for?

The Gray Lady has Mara Gay’s back over her blockheaded flag comments

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No one will care about the Hunter Biden N-word scandal

He’s the President’s son, not some anonymous high-schooler — so he gets a pass!

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Politics

Maya Wiley’s ‘Defund the Police’ folly

The NYC mayoral candidate lives in a $2.7 million brownstone — where her husband pays for private security

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Europe

Watch: Emmanuel Macron slapped in the face

Just call him President Smackron

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Science & Tech

Political asylum? There’s an app for that

But the facial recognition technology driving the app has well-documented problems with non-white people

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Politics

Matt Walsh, AOC and the limits of ‘own-the-libs conservatism’

In the last week, the most visible conservative cause has been a silly stunt against a high-profile congresswoman

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Science & Tech

Donald McNeil described Americans as ‘selfish pigs’ in email to Fauci

The then-New York Times science writer compared us unfavorably to the average Chinese who ‘behaved incredibly heroically’

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China

Is Ireland cozying up to China?

It looks like Simon Coveney didn’t bother to mention human rights on his recent trip

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