Top Articles by Ben Cohen
While tech billionaires and sycophantic journalists who report on them laud the hipster friendly ‘Sharing Economy’, the reality is, this is just a buzzword for a new economy that badly screws the poor.
If you are a Republican being soundly thrashed in the polls by a reality tv star who closely resembles an Orangutan, there is only one strategy to fall back on to claw your way back into the race: go to the religious crazies.
The global financial system is now so unbelievably complicated and volatile, preventing huge downturns like today’s Asian crisis is nearly impossible.
Ladies and Gentlemen, the latest utterings from America’s Mama Grizzly Bear is now out, and boy is it special. Seemingly unaware of the age old technique of using distinct paragraphs to break up excessive amounts of words, Palin wrote the following non-stop screed against dirty immigrants who insist on having children in America:
Palin and other extreme anti-science, anti-environmentalists have gleefully leapt on the tragedy in Colorado to smear the government and federal environmental regulation in general. The reality is – as it always is with right wing fanatics – the exact opposite.
It’s still early days, but the worrying tribalism that tore the Democratic party apart in the 2008 election is beginning to rear it’s ugly head.
Watch Banter editor Ben Cohen duke it out with conservatives over Jeb Bush’s extraordinary claim that Obama is responsible for the predicament in Iraq, Bernie Sander’s extraordinary poll numbers in New Hampshire, and Obama’s call to restore the Voting Rights Act.
Watch Banter Editor Ben Cohen go toe to toe with Jamil Smith, Senior Editor of The New Republic, and Every Day Feminist writer Jamie Utt on the Huff Post Live over Bernie Sanders protestors and the Black Lives Matter movement.