Mark Ames

Mark Ames is the founding editor of the satirical Moscow biweekly "The eXile," author of "Going Postal: Rage, Murder and Rebellion: From Reagan’s Workplaces to Clinton’s Columbine" and co-author of "The eXile: Sex, Drugs & Libel in the New Russia." Mark was a regular contributor to The Nation and MSNBC’s The Dylan Ratigan Show.

Mark Ames’s Dispatches

  1. The Extraordinary Pierre Omidyar

    A report by Mark Ames, and Yasha Levine, 11:51 a.m. November, 15 2013

    Meet the NewCo, Same as the OldCo

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  2. Found: Libertarians' "Lying To Liberals" Guide Book

    A report by Mark Ames, 10:10 p.m. October, 24 2013

    Ahead of the StopWatching.us protests, here's how right-wing libertarians convinced gullible lefties that we're all on the same team.

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  3. It's a Bird, It's a Plane... It's Cap’n Kochsplainer!

    A report by Mark Ames, 4:35 p.m. October, 13 2013

    Top ten times that Slate's Dave Weigel has flown to the Kochs' rescue.

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  4. Charles Koch's Brain Shuts Down The Holocaust

    A report by Mark Ames, 12:44 p.m. October, 8 2013

    Ted Cruz’s libertarian ideology and the rise of US holocaust denial.

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  5. Q: Is Putin Really Planning To Bomb Saudi Arabia?

    A report by Mark Ames, 2:52 p.m. September, 6 2013

    A: In 2008, Cheney Really Did Plan To Bomb Russia.

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  6. When Larry (Summers) Met Laura (Ingraham)

    A report by Mark Ames, 3:12 p.m. August, 27 2013

    The race-baiting shock-jock and Obama's choice for Federal Reserve chairman lock jaws in carrion-bubbled embrace.

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  7. Libertarian Bum Fights

    A report by Mark Ames, 9:01 p.m. August, 23 2013

    Edwards Snowden's father has been represented by GOP lobbyist Bruce Fein for two months.

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  8. Edward Snowden As The Millennial Jimmy Stewart

    A report by Mark Ames, 12:56 p.m. August, 10 2013

    Ever since Snowden made it clear that he planned to stay in Russia and take cover under Vladimir Putin’s protection, my views on Edward Snowden have changed, as has my ...

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  9. I Know What You Did Last, Summers: The Shady Deals That Will Hand Larry The Fed

    A report by Mark Ames, 5:50 p.m. August, 9 2013

    As today’s press conference made clear, President Obama is just about the only person left in this country — or at least the country outside of DC and lower Manhattan ...

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  10. The PRISMer's Dilemma

    A report by Mark Ames, 12:54 p.m. August, 9 2013

    “I don’t want to live in a world where there is no privacy and therefore no room for intellectual exploration and creativity.” --Edward Snowden Earlier this week, Sen. Ruslan Gattarov, ...

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