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Eric Alterman on Tax Cuts
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Eric Alterman, the $166,895 a year "distinguished professor of English and journalism at Brooklyn College" who when he is not busy being distinguished manages to hold down three other jobs — at the Daily Beast, the Nation, and the Center for American Progress — has a column up that tries somehow to drag September 11 workers into the tax debate:

Any remotely sensible or sensitive person who watched Jon Stewart on Thursday night with the sick 9/11 workers who were asked to compare the priority of ensuring that fewer than 5 percent of America's most financially fortunate folks be given their $133 billion (or so) in tax breaks would have had a hard time not wanting to just punch these guys in the nose.

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Eric Alterman on Tax Cuts
futureofcapitalism.com

Eric Alterman, the $166,895 a year "distinguished professor of English and journalism at Brooklyn College" who when he is not busy being distinguished manages to hold down three other jobs — at the Daily Beast, the Nation, and the Center for American Progress — has a column up that tries somehow to drag September 11 workers into the tax debate:

Any remotely sensible or sensitive person who watched Jon Stewart on Thursday night with the sick 9/11 workers who were asked to compare the priority of ensuring that fewer than 5 percent of America's most financially fortunate folks be given their $133 billion (or so) in tax breaks would have had a hard time not wanting to just punch these guys in the nose.

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Eric Alterman

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Field of Study: Ph.D in US History

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Field of Study: M.A. in International Relations

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