Tag: The Atlantic

Secret Service Puts The Atlantic on Blast for Fake News

The U.S. Secret Service lashed out at The Atlantic’s Washington editor at large for a series of Tweets officials said were completely false. Steve Clemons, Washington editor at large for The Atlantic, began a series of Tweets on Thursday claiming

Refugees Crucial to ‘Global City,’ Says Dallas Democrat Mayor

Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings said he believes welcoming refugees is crucial to Dallas becoming a “global city” during a recent summit on the city’s economy, its workforce, and its future. The Democratic mayor made the statement after being asked about “hosting refugees” and “bringing people inside” as “one of the building blocks of a revitalized town.”

The Atlantic: How Palin Created Trump

Molly Ball writes in the Atlantic: “Like no one else before Trump, Palin saw a constituency on the right for a politics of resentment that sought as its champion a pure agent of chaos, unfettered by positive or substantive views… Trump, like Palin, is playing to a populist, antiestablishment politics of white working-class cultural resentment.”

National Journal Cuts Staff by 25%

On Tuesday, in a long-expected move, Atlantic Media, which owns the leftist National Journal, announced the Journal is cutting 25% of its staff and offering them buyouts. The move will be complete by the end of January 2016.

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Norman Ornstein: GOP ‘Radicals’ Made Speakership Unappealing

Norman Orstein of the American Enterprise Institute blames conservatives for pushing John Boehner out of Congress and tarnishing the office of Speaker itself, saying, “Leaders who try to operate within realistic constraints face certain revolt from insurgents demanding ideological purity.”

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Inherited Super Wealth Is On the Decline

Forbes released it’s annual list of the world’s billionaires and it shows that America is increasingly becoming a nation of self-made elite. Since Forbes started keeping track in 1984, the number of completely self-made billionaires (who grew from little wealth)

The Atlantic: Why It’s So Hard to Stop ISIS Propaganda

“We are in a battle, and more than half of this battle is taking place in the battlefield of the media,” Ayman al-Zawahiri, then al-Qaeda’s second-in-command, purportedly wrote in a 2005 letter to Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, the Jordanian who led al-Qaeda in Iraq at the time.