Skewed News — “Predatory Islamic State Wrings Money From Those It Rules.” That’s the headline for an article by Matthew Rosenberg, Nicholas Kulish and Steven Lee Myers in today’s New York Times. It’s a fascinating survey of how ISIS generates revenues from the population under its control and from the people and goods that pass through its territory. It’s even more […]
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Skewed News — Three hundred twenty-one days after the United States formally announced the end of its war against Afghanistan, President Obama announced that the war would be “prolonged” until at least 2017. The announcement follows the November 2013 announcement that thousands of American troops would remain in Afghanistan until at least 2024. “U.S. troops and their NATO allies in […]
Austin Beutner’s Way Off: Is the Disgraced Publisher of the LA Times Spending Millions on His Bizarre Revenge Fantasy?
Skewed News — On September 8th billionaire money man Austin Beutner was fired as publisher of The Los Angeles Times by the paper’s parent company, Tribune Publishing. It was a humiliating comedown for the former L.A. deputy mayor. He was escorted from the building carrying his belongings in the ritual banker’s box. They immediately turned off his latimes.com email account, […]