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Going Clear: A Church of Money and Fear

The Church of Scientology is a powerful organization, hard to defeat once you’ve become their enemy. Just ask the U.S. government. In the 1950s, L. Ron Hubbard’s group labeled itself a church and thus became tax-exempt. A lucrative trick and a decade later, Hubbard moved all the organization’s assets to what was now called The … Continue reading Going Clear: A Church of Money and Fear

Casino Jack and the United States of Money

MEET JACK ABRAMOFF – AMERICA’S GREATEST LOBBYIST. The story of Jack Abramoff is perfect fodder for a documentary and a fictionalized film – and both were released in 2010 (the latter one being Casino Jack with Kevin Spacey). The former is a slick experience that takes inspiration from Hollywood movies in clever ways – one … Continue reading Casino Jack and the United States of Money