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Of Oligarchs & Media Owners

by Rick Rockwell Recently the question came this way about whether it was easy to tell the difference between an oligarch and a crusading media owner. On its face, that seems like an easy question.  When thinking about oligarchs the … Continue reading

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Italy: The Economic Crisis Pushes Berlusconi Out

by Gabby LaVerghetta Silvio Berlusconi, or il Cavaliere as he’s mockingly referred to in Italy, stepped down today.   This week, he agreed to resign as prime minister after losing his majority in Italy’s Parliament. He left  after both legislative … Continue reading

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