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Markos Moulitsas and the Daily Cult: the Nadir of Journalism; the Death of Activism

Lij Teodrose Fikremariam
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Lij Teodrose Fikremariam

Lij Teodrose Fikremariam is the co-founder and former editor of the Ghion Journal. He is currently the chair of Ethiopians for Constitutional Monarchy. A published author and prolific writer, a once defense consultant was profoundly changed by a two year journey of hardship and struggle. Going from a life of upper-middle class privilege to a time spent with the huddled masses taught Teodrose a valuable lesson in the essence of togetherness and the need to speak against injustice.

Originally from Ethiopia with roots to Atse Tewodros II, Lij Teodrose is a former community organizer whose writing was incorporated into Barack Obama's South Carolina primary victory speech in 2008. He pivoted away from politics and decided to stand for collective justice after experiencing the reality of the forgotten masses. His writing defies conventional wisdom and challenges readers to look outside the constraints of labels and ideologies that serve to splinter the people. Lij Teodrose uses his pen to give a voice to the voiceless and to speak truth to power.
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Every time I think it can’t get any worse when it comes to the cult of personality society has become, I’m proven wrong by the latest political development. Jumping sharks has become the norm as carnival barkers wearing the guise of journalists and courtiers pretending to be activists are engaged in a persistent race to the bottom of absurdity. Two days ago, Markos Moulitsas, the founder of the Daily Kos, galvanized his massive netroots following…

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