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A Planned Economy to Benefit Workers

Workers are Being Manipulated By: Todd Smekens Muncie, Indiana Blog – I’ve spent the last seven years in research and writing mode. My first goal was to research the media landscape – media critic. More specifically, why doesn’t the free press operate like a free press? Why isn’t the Gannett newspaper which predominates Indiana towns […]

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Economists Take a Stand Against Class Warfare

By: Todd Smekens Muncie, Indiana – As I wrote about last month, the budget cuts and tax reform bill approved in both the senate and house, are Robin Hood in reverse. As Paul Ryan tipped his hat recently on Twitter, the next plan of attack on the American people will occur in 2018 over cuts/reforms […]

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2016 Presidential Election Was a Grand Production

Muncie, IN  – In the future, historians will look back on the 2016 presidential election and say, “That must have been one of the worst years to be an American.”, or “The 2016 presidential election was the beginning of the end for American democracy.” Actually, there are many people nationally already saying it for historians. […]

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The Divided States of America

Muncie, IN – Yesterday, we shared a story on Muncie Voice that was originally posted on Bill Moyers & Company discussing how the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) is further dividing the differences between the red and blue states. The political divide and gridlock we see in Washington reflects what we are witnessing across America, and […]

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Government

Ukraine: When Oligarchs Involve Themselves in International Politics

Ukraine Yet Another Example of Oligarchs Meddling in International Politics MUNCIE, Indiana – For those gathering news and information from television or newspaper, you’re missing out on being informed by truth seekers versus script writers. Here is a hint – we now have more power and control over our lives than ever before in history […]

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Oligarchs: These Aren’t Your Benevolent Philanthropists

Muncie, Indiana – Muncie Voice has shared lots of information about how the Oligarchs (ruling class) in our society has used their money to manipulate our democracy. They want you to believe their support of certain non-profit charities means they’re simply good folks using their wealth to benefit society. We know there are wealthy people […]

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Business

Capitalism: Wealthy are More Dependent on Government

Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth. ~ Marcus Aurelius MUNCIE, Indiana (NEWS) – Capitalism is under fire in this country and around the globe. There are many comments and opinions about self-sufficiency, dependence, and who is responsible for the creation of wealth. One […]

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Government

State Policy Network: Billionaires Influencing Policy in Indiana

We’ve been talking about the Indiana Policy Review on the pages of Muncie Voice, and thanks to the new website from the Center for Media and Democracy, many of our readers can do their own research and verify who is writing for our local newspapers and who tells them what to write. In Muncie, we […]