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Ben Cohen

Ben Cohen is the editor of The Daily Banter and founder of Banter Media Group. Ben writes a regular column for the Huffington Post and is a regular guest on the RT Network. Ben covered boxing and Mixed Martial Arts for TrueSlant.com, Secondsouts.com, Black Belt Magazine, Boxing Monthly Magazine and ESPN.com. Originally from London, England he currently lives in Washington DC.


Top Articles by Ben Cohen

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The Bill O’Reilly and Bill Cosby Effect: How Power and Gender Trump Justice

The nauseating tale of two powerful male media figures, Bill Cosby and Bill O’Reilly, perfectly illustrates the ongoing problem our society has with its treatment of women, and shows how our society is set up to protect men because of their gender and power.

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Crappiest Day Ever? Chinese Mogul Loses $15 Billion in 1 Hour

China’s richest man, Li Hejun (pictured above) is not having a good week. The self made solar panel billionaire managed to lose $15 billion yesterday, astonishingly in a single hour.

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Very Serious Candidate Jeb Bush Questions Man Made Climate Change

Despite the overwhelming evidence and virtually unanimous scientific consensus that climate change is undoubtedly man made, Bush, who has a degree in Latin American Studies from the University of Texas, wants to inform the public of his own scientific opinion.

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German Aerospace Experts Debunk North Korean Submarine Missile Photos

Retro fashion mogul and all round psychopath Kim Jong Un has yet again made his country the laughing stock of the world with another photoshopped photo of North Korea’s military prowess. In keeping with a long history of botched propaganda photos (more on that below), Kim claimed his country had successfully launched a ballistic missile… Read More

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Lindsey Graham Blames Obama for Iraq, not Bush. Yes, Seriously.

Lindsey Graham may well have taken first place in the annals of Chutzpah with this truly awesome bending of reality. Speaking to WMUR.com, the South Carolina Senator said: “I blame Obama for Iraq, not Bush.” Just let that sink in for a second.

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Elon Musk and the Worship of the American CEO

America is a strange country that prides itself on rugged individualism, free speech and democracy. Yet every day, millions of Americans willfully hand over their rights to undemocratic power structures built on leader worship and top down authority.

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A Note to Our Readers: Big News at the Banter

Banter readers, A note on some big changes coming here at Banter HQ: We are eternally grateful for your patience as we roll out some big changes to the site and the members section in the coming days. Going forward, we’re going to be launching a weekly digital magazine with a completely new and beautiful layout in… Read More

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Jeb Bush’s Health Care Plan For America: Get Rid of Obamacare and Replace it with an Apple Watch

When you can afford to drop $600 on a watch it is understandable that your understanding of poor people’s needs might be a little skewed. But believing a fancy pulse monitor that also holds all your music  can replace a health care system that cares for an aging population with increasing levels of obesity, cancer and… Read More

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Jeb Bush vs Jeb Bush on Whether He Would Have Invaded Iraq

Let’s see if you can spot the difference between these two statements that were made four days apart.

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It’s Official: Kim Jong Un is More Insane than Kim Jong Il

Kim’s brutality is shocking even hardened North Korean elites used to regular purges, random executions and extreme torture.

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Art Exhibit Perfectly Captures the Insanity of America’s Criminal Justice System

When you design an economy to be based on short term profit to the benefit of giant corporations, the results over the long term will be a country so hostile to human life that the unreasonable and unthinkable becomes an every day reality.

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City News Reporter Epically Shames ‘Soccer Bros’ on Live TV

Bravo to Shauna Hunt who confronted perhaps the saddest bunch of tossers in North America for not only being sad tossers, but recycling a joke that stopped being funny a year ago.

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White People Lecture Michelle Obama on Life as a Black American

It is a well known fact that upper middle class white people are experts on what it is like to be black in America, and actually know more about it than black people.

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Is This The Next British Prime Minister?

In the wake of Labour’s colossal defeat at the polls last week and Ed Miliband’s rapid exit, the shadow business secretary, Chuka Umunna has now confirmed he will be standing for the Labour leadership.

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Noam Chomsky Explains How Capitalism Has Ruined American Universities

Required reading for anyone who wants to understand what has happened to the US university system, and how pressing the need for reform is: