Crazy CBS Guest: ‘Pandemics Are Sometimes Necessary’ to Have ‘Change’

September 8th, 2020 5:48 PM

CBS Sunday Morning exploited the coronavirus to whine about income inequality and how terrible capitalism is. It also speculated whether the virus itself was presenting an opportunity to change the economic system. The program, hosted by New York Governor Andrew Cuomo (D) fan Jane Pauley, used 409 seconds of airtime grumbling about America’s “worsening economic inequality…

Salon: Experts Like Piketty and Tyson Prove That Science Has a Liberal

June 11th, 2014 10:19 AM
According to an article last Sunday in the online magazine Salon, there's a new intellectual dynamic duo in town: French economist Thomas Piketty and American astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson, who've become media superstars almost simultaneously over the past few months thanks to Piketty's book "Capital in the Twenty-First Century" and Tyson's TV series "Cosmos…

Networks Ignore Financial Times’ Criticism of Piketty 'Errors

May 27th, 2014 3:11 PM
French economist Thomas Piketty’s far-left views on wealth and income inequality are beloved ... at least by the liberal media. So it was no surprise that all three broadcast networks skipped criticism of “errors” in his work over the weekend. Some print media outlets also ignored that story. When his book “Capital in the Twenty-First Century” rose to the top of…

FT's Giles Finds Piketty's 'Wealth Inequality' Work Riddled With 'Data

May 23rd, 2014 6:57 PM
French economist Thomas Piketty has become a darling of the left for allegedly "proving" that, as paraphrased by Chris Giles at the Financial Times, "wealth inequalities are heading back up to levels last seen before the first world war." The Media Research Center's Julia Seymour has described Piketty as a "'rock star' of the far-left," an accurate…

MSNBC's Krystal Ball Actually Cites 'Animal Farm' ... as Tale of Capit

May 1st, 2014 1:33 PM
Just a hunch, but I'm guessing that George Orwell would get a huge kick out of Orwellian interpretation of his work. Such a travesty occurred on MSNBC's "The Cycle" this past Tuesday when one of its hosts, Krystal Ball -- yes, that's actually her name and, no, apparently she's not a stripper -- weighed in on what Orwell's novella "Animal Farm" actually…

Paul Krugman and Thomas Piketty: Oligarch Groupies

April 28th, 2014 1:49 PM
All animals are equal. But some animals are more equal than others. – George Orwell in Animal Farm George Orwell never met New York Times columnist Paul Krugman. Not to mention the Left’s current pin-up author Thomas Piketty. But Orwell knew the type.