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Friday, September 30, 2016
Roger Bybee
Don’t Believe What You Read: People Really Do Care about Free Trade
President Barack Obama is apparently dead set on a last-minute passage of the twelve-nation Trans-Pacific Partnership t h a t would e n h a n c e t h e p o w e r o f gigantic g l o b a l c o r p o r...
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Carl Pope
18 Reasons Why We Must Invest in America's Infrastructure
In Monday's debate , Hillary Clinton pledged to spend $275 billion investing in America's infrastructure. Donald Trump doubled down, promises lots more. On Tuesday the Senate failed to pass a bill to...
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Jim Naureckas
When Is Direct Military Intervention Not Direct Military Intervention?
“President Obama has long refused to approve direct military intervention in Syria,” the New York Times asserted in an editorial ( 9/29/16 ) about “Vladimir Putin’s Outlaw State.” That’s a peculiar...
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Kenneth Pennington
We Need Small Donors to Halt the March to Plutocracy
Aides to Donald Trump suggested this week that the presidential candidate might self-fund an end-of-campaign advertising blitz to counter Hillary Clinton’s rise in the polls. His contributions should...
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Kevin Martin
US at the Crossroads: Start a New Nuclear Arms Race? Or Address Climate Change and Human Needs?
What if I have little time left? How should I spend my time? Most people face these questions in terms of their own lifespans. But what if the subject of these sentences changes from “I” to “we?”...
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Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan
Striking Prisoners Are Bending the Arc of the Moral Universe Closer to Justice
Grass-roots organizing, the hard work of building movements, can be grueling. Pay is often low or nonexistent. Success is never assured. As Martin Luther King Jr. said, “The arc of the moral universe...
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Sonali Kolhatkar
Ten Things That Should Have Come Up During the Debate But Didn’t
It seems as though we dread elections in the United States. Over several past races, only 50 percent to 60 percent of eligible voters have cast their ballots. More and more Americans are tuning out...
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Thursday, September 29, 2016
Alastair Crooke
How the US Armed-up Syrian Jihadists
“No one on the ground believes in this mission or this effort,” a former Green Beret writes of America’s covert and clandestine programs to train and arm Syrian insurgents, “they know we are just...
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Dean Baker
Economists Keep Getting It Wrong Because the Media Coverup Their Mistakes
Most workers suffer serious consequences when they mess up on their jobs. Custodians get fired if the toilet is not clean. Dishwashers lose their job when they break too many dishes, but not all...
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Dave Johnson
The Missed Opportunity On Trade – And What We Must Do Next
The candidates discussed “trade” for a few minutes during the first presidential debate on Monday. Once again the opportunity for a meaningful dialogue on an important issue slipped away. Where do we...
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Josh Bivens
Freeing Corporate Profits from Their Fair Share of Taxes Is Not the Deal America Needs
There’s obviously plenty to criticize regarding Donald Trump’s claims and characterizations about the problems facing the U.S. economy during last night’s debate. But one thing that stuck out clearly...
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John Feffer
The Lost Language of Integration
In a recent This American Life episode , investigative journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones discusses the perils of America’s segregated school system. She points out that there has been only one proven...
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Jeff Bryant
Elizabeth Warren Clarifies The Charter Schools Debate
Are charter schools a “progressive” idea for education? Some progressive sources would have you think so, but other progressives have challenged that framing. This week, Massachusetts news outlets...
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Robert C. Koehler
The Debate: They Both Bombed It
Painful, stupid, trite . . . America! There was more than one loser in the big debate, but that’s no surprise. I hardly expected any issues of substance to get serious air time, let alone intelligent...
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Donna Smith
The Human Calculus: Political Futures vs. Human Life on the Colorado Ballot
Not long after I moved back to Colorado in early 2013, I met a young, up and coming state legislator named Crisanta Duran. She was awarded the Health Care for All Colorado “Health Care Hero” award...
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Jeremy Brecher
Dakota Access Pipeline and the Future of American Labor
As United States Energy Transfers Partners began building the Dakota Access Pipeline through territory sacred to the Standing Rock Sioux tribe, the tribe began an escalating campaign against the...
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Nomi Prins
Trump's Future Piggy Bank, Our Country?
Imagine for a moment that it’s January 2009. Bernie Madoff, America’s poster-child fraudster, has yet to be caught. The 2007-2008 financial crisis never happened. The markets didn’t tank to reveal...
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Jake Johnson
Movements, Not Presidents: The Nationwide Fight Against Neoliberalism
Just months after becoming president of the United States, Barack Obama met with some of the world's most powerful executives. It was a time of crisis : The economy was wavering dangerously in the...
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Stephen Zunes
Millennial Apathy and a Possible President Trump
Despite the widely recognized shellacking of Donald Trump by Hillary Clinton in Monday night’s debate, polls show that the presidential race remains surprisingly and disturbingly close. There are a...
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Wednesday, September 28, 2016
Sarah Jaffe
Standing Firm at Standing Rock: Why the Struggle is Bigger Than One Pipeline
The first sign that not everything is normal as you drive down Highway 1806 toward the Standing Rock reservation in North Dakota is a checkpoint manned by camouflage-clad National Guard troops. The...
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David Morris
Memo for Armchair Strategists: Four Key Factors for Election Day
Two months to elections and counting. Americans will be voting for the entire House, a third of the Senate and the President, as well as all members of state legislative lower houses and usually half...
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Kevin Gosztola
Letter From CIA Whistleblower Jeffrey Sterling Details Federal Prison’s Scandalous Treatment
Shadowproof Editor’s Note: Concerned with the Federal Bureau of Prisons’ failure to provide medical treatment and their indifference toward CIA whistleblower Jeffrey Sterling’s heart problems,...
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Frances Moore Lappé, Adam Eichen
The Presidential Debate Missed the Biggest Issue
Despite liberals’ best efforts at self-reassurance and Donald Trump’s poor performance in the first debate, his anti-establishment messaging still holds great appeal for a large portion of our...
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Ben White
Shimon Peres: Israeli War Criminal Whose Victims the West Ignored
Shimon Peres, who passed away Wednesday aged 93 after suffering a stroke on 13 September, epitomised the disparity between Israel’s image in the West and the reality of its bloody, colonial policies...
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Jim Hightower
Laboratories of Democracy and the Mad Scientists of the Right
In a 1932 dissenting opinion, Supreme Court Justice Louis Brandeis noted that the benefit of America's federal structure is that "a single courageous state may, if its citizens choose, serve as a...
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John Russo, Sherry Linkon
Hillary Clinton Needs To Declare the Trade War Lost
In a close race, every constituency is key — including the long-neglected. A new New York Times analysis of likely voters shows the percentage of white voters without a college degree who say they’re...
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Michael Winship
A Good Night for Hillary Clinton
And so, after all the anticipation, the rampant sports metaphors and the breathless, sensationalized buildup (MSNBC’s headline in the minutes before the event was “Clinton/Trump Showdown”), the first...
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Tuesday, September 27, 2016
Adam Johnson
Lester Holt Asks Zero Questions About Poverty, Abortion, Climate Change
Presidential debates do as much to illustrate corporate media priorities as they do to showcase the candidates. They provide a snapshot into what the media, in this case represented by NBC ’s Lester...
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Ed Kilgore
Hillary Clinton Won the First Debate. What If That Doesn’t Move the Polls?
So, after immense anticipation and much back-and-forth argument over the standards for judging the candidates’ performance, the winner of the first presidential debate of the general election was not...
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Karen Hansen-Kuhn
Seeds of Corporate Power vs Farmers’ Rights
The consolidation of corporate power in agriculture has been in the news a lot lately, first with the proposed ChemChina-Syngenta and Dow-DuPont mergers, and now with Bayer’s proposal to purchase...
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Robert Parry
Clinton Toned Down Her Hawkishness
By most traditional standards of marshaled facts and detailed proposals, Hillary Clinton “won” the first presidential debate over a sometimes rattled and erratic Donald Trump, but perhaps her best...
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Katrina vanden Heuvel
Trump’s Falsehoods on Election Rigging Are at Odds With Reality
Even before he walked onto the debate stage Monday night at Hofstra University, Donald Trump was complaining that his first head-to-head contest with Hillary Clinton was not fair. “The system is...
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Nick Turse
Killing People, Breaking Things, and America's Winless Wars
Winning: it’s written into the DNA of the U.S.A. After all, what’s more American than football legend Vince Lombardi’s famous (if purloined ) maxim : “Winning isn’t everything, it’s the only thing”?...
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Tom Engelhardt
War to the Horizon... It's the American Way
It’s the timing that should amaze us (were anyone to think about it for 30 seconds). Let’s start with the conflict in Afghanistan, now regularly described as the longest war in American history. It...
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Adam Parsons
Standing in Solidarity for a Humanity Without Borders
Following the first ever United Nations Summit on Refugees and Migrants last week, many civil society organisations and concerned citizens are taking stock of our government’s collective response to...
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Juan Cole
The Presidential Debate That Did Not Really Happen
Regular readers will know that in my view the 2016 presidential election did not happen. Likewise, the first debate between the two candidates did not take place. There was no debate as the word is...
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Peter Van Buren
Does Free College Threaten Our All-Volunteer Military?
Does free college threaten our all-volunteer military? That is what writer Benjamin Luxenberg, on military blog War on the Rocks says. But the real question goes deeper than Luxenberg’s practical...
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Michael Winship
The Tracks of John Boehner’s Tears
There are a few certainties in this world: fish gotta swim, birds gotta fly, John Boehner’s gotta cry. Remember how a year ago — just a year ago — the former speaker of the House wept when Pope...
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Richard Eskow
The People’s Issues Came Second in the First Debate
This was undoubtedly the first presidential debate in history to include a mention of Rosie O’Donnell. Even grading on a curve – something the press tends to do with Donald Trump – the Republican...
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Monday, September 26, 2016
David Goodner
'Lockdown' Tactic Spreads to Iowa #NoDAPL Resistance
Montrose, Iowa— As dozens of protesters looked on , twelve activists were arrested Saturday, September 24, for civil disobedience at a Dakota Access construction site along the Mississippi River,...
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Salim Lone
It’s Not Too Late for Hillary’s Campaign to Renew Itself
Sunday's Washington Post/ABC News poll showed that Hillary Clinton’s numbers have fallen drastically in the last month, and the race is now a dead heat with Donald Trump, with 41% of registered...
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Robert Naiman
9/11 Families Deserve Their Day in Court Against Saudi Arabia
This week the House and Senate are expected to vote on whether to override the President's veto of the Justice Against Sponsors of Terror Act ("JASTA"). JASTA would allow 9/11 families to sue Saudi...
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Jennifer Lynn McCoy
Will Colombia's Peace Deal Get the People's Vote?
On Sept. 26, 2016, the Colombian government and the Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarias de Colombia (FARC) are expected to sign a formal agreement to end 50 years of conflict. More than eight million...
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Jake Johnson
Tethered to Corporate Capitalism, Neither Party Willing to Eradicate Poverty
After her loss to Barack Obama in the 2008 Democratic primary, few predicted that Hillary Clinton would leave the world of presidential politics. On the contrary, it was widely believed that she...
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Rebecca Gordon
Why We Can't Arrest Our Way to "Justice"
You’ve heard of distracted driving? It causes quite a few auto accidents and it’s illegal in a majority of states. Well, this year, a brave New Jersey state senator, a Democrat, took on the...
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Arun Gupta
The Left Underestimates the Danger of Trump
I know we just had the fifth anniversary of Occupy Wall Street, but there is little to celebrate at such a grim moment. That being the likelihood Trump may very well win. If he does, Black Lives...
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Richard Eskow
We Need a Real People’s Debate, Not the “Fight of the Century”
We’re told that Monday night’s confrontation between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton could draw 100 million viewers and “rank among television benchmarks like the finales of ‘MASH’ and ‘Cheers.’” We...
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Ciara Torres-Spelliscy
Corporations in Politics Are Like a Tractor-Trailer Drifting Into Your Lane
When I attended an FEC hearing on possible new rules to prevent foreign-owned U.S. subsidiaries from donating to U.S. campaigns, I was struck at how each side was talking past the other. While the...
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Sunday, September 25, 2016
Robert Reich
Time for Congress to Stop Hollering at CEOs and Take Action
Last week, Congress engaged in a bipartisan barrage of CEO bashing. The Senate Banking Committee assailed Wells Fargo CEO John Stumpf for pushing employees to create as many as two million bogus bank...
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Richard Eskow
Immigrants Don’t Steal Jobs or Wages. Billionaires Do.
With the advent of Donald Trump, what was once covert in the Republican message has become overt. Yesterday’s dog whistle is today’s screaming siren. Case in point: anti-immigrant bigotry, which was...
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Juan Cole
Number of US Troops in Iraq Heading Toward 6,000
The US plans to send another 500 troops to Iraq to help with the massive Mosul campaign, which will involve the Iraqi army and its allies, the Kurdistan paramilitary Peshmerga, hard line Shiite...
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George Lakoff
Thwimpie: A Spoiled Brat Named Little Donnie Thwimp
As strange as it may sound, the sound symbolism of a name has become an unnamed central issue in the 2016 presidential campaign. As a cognitive linguist, my job is to study the issue and, at the very...
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Jeremy Brecher
Jobs, Justice, and the Clean-Energy Future
Today, there are 400 parts per million (PPM) of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere, far above the 350 ppm climate scientists regard as the safe upper limit. Even in the unlikely event that all nations...
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Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy
The Debates: Questions for the Presidential Candidates on Trade and Agriculture Policy
The 2016 election is bizarre, to say the least. While the vast majority of reporting has focused on the horserace and he said she said aspects of the campaigns, the policy proposals put forward by...
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Saturday, September 24, 2016
Christopher Brauchli
Trump and Stumpf
So farewell hope, and with hope farewell fear, Farewell remorse; all good to me is lost; Evil, be thou my good. John Milton , Paradise Lost Wells Fargo is a metaphor for the Donald Trump campaign...
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Thane Maxwell
How You Can Support Standing Rock
I am a settler on this land but have spent the past couple of years supporting indigenous battles against new oil pipelines. These are the front lines of the struggle to end the desecration of Mother...
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Sonali Kolhatkar
Standing Firm in the Face of Violence
Another week, and another unarmed black man has been shot by police, with video footage of the macabre incident available for all to view from various angles. The shooting death of Terence Crutcher...
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John Russo, Sherry Linkon
What Trump’s Youngstown Problem Says About Campaign 2016
This post first appeared on BillMoyers.com. Because of its potential for producing crossover Democratic votes for him in this year’s presidential race, Republican nominee Donald Trump has been paying...
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Sue Sturgis
Will the Gulf of Mexico Remain a Dumping Ground for Offshore Fracking Waste?
When you think of a fracking site, the image that comes to mind is probably a bare-scraped well pad in a rural or maybe suburban landscape, topped with a drilling rig and other industrial...
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Friday, September 23, 2016
Naomi Klein
Canada’s Founding Myths Hold Us Back from Addressing Climate Change
It has been one year and one week since a coalition of dozens of organizations and artists launched The Leap Manifesto, a short vision statement about how to transition to a post-carbon economy while...
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John Feffer
When States Dream, Is Syria Their Nightmare?
The war in Syria is a nightmare. It’s a nightmare for all the civilians who suffer from constant aerial bombardment, who are trapped without food and medical assistance inside crumbling cities, who...
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Bill McKibben
Faced With Massive Opposition to Dakota Access, Banks Could Still Pull Out
Most Americans live far from the path of the Dakota Access pipeline—they won’t be able to visit the encampments on the Standing Rock Sioux reservation where representatives of more than 200 tribes...
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Jim Naureckas
Dakota Access Blackout Continues on ABC, NBC News
The Sacred Stone Camp established by the Standing Rock Sioux tribe in North Dakota has brought together thousands of demonstrators in opposition to the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline, a 1...
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Gabrielle Gurley
Trump’s Agenda: A Recipe for Civil Unrest
Donald Trump finally got around to demonizing African Americans. The only surprise is how long he took to get there. Early in the campaign season, he raged about Muslims and demanded they be barred...
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Ali Abunimah
Facebook Disables Accounts of Palestinian Editors
Editors at two of the most widely read Palestinian online publications have had their Facebook accounts disabled. Administrators for the Facebook pages of Quds , which has more than five million “...
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Gareth Porter
How the Pentagon Sank the US-Russia Deal in Syria – and the Ceasefire
Another US-Russian Syria ceasefire deal has been blown up. Whether it could have survived even with a US-Russian accord is open to doubt, given the incentives for al-Qaeda and its allies to destroy...
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Jay Stanley
Charlotte Shooting Shows Why Video Transparency Is Vital
The shooting death of Keith Lamont Scott by police in Charlotte, North Carolina, Tuesday is a case study in why it’s important for police departments to have good policies surrounding body cameras—in...
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Harvey Wasserman
How Nuclear Power Causes Global Warming
Supporters of nuclear power like to argue that nukes are the key to combatting climate change. Here’s why they are dead wrong. Every nuclear generating station spews about two-thirds of the energy it...
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Chuck Collins
Talking with Strangers: A Journey to the Heart of the Right
There are many theories and explanations for the rise of Donald Trump and the current incarnation of white right-wing populism. A deeper understanding—and an invitation to scale the “empathy wall”—...
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Christian Christensen
The Unbearable Whiteness of Being (Donald Trump)
If there is one thing that the Trump phenomenon has taught us, it is that, for Trump, it is not easy being white in America. Being white means never-ending guard duty, defending the country against...
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Thursday, September 22, 2016
Terrance Heath
When Will Black Lives Finally Matter To Donald Trump?
For all his bloviating about “law and order,” Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has yet to express any serious outrage over police killings of unarmed African-Americans. Will he now,...
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U.S. soldier, standing with arms folded David Korten
Want National Security? Dismantle the War Machine
The recent 15th anniversary of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks on the World Trade towers was a reminder of the terrible consequences when a nation ignores the lessons of history—including...
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Syrian refugees Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan
Xenophobia and Hate Exacerbate the Plight of Refugees Around the World
The MS St. Louis was a German passenger ship whose most famous voyage, in the spring of 1939, became known as “The Voyage of the Damned.” On that trip, 908 German Jewish refugees were headed to Cuba...
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Jonathan Marshall
Dangerous Denial of Global Warming
President Obama calls it “ terrifying ” and the greatest long-term threat facing the world. Three hundred seventy-five of the world’s top experts just warned of “severe and long-lasting consequences...
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Tom Engelhardt
You Must Be Kidding! On War, Peace, and Absurdity
Recently, sorting through a pile of old children’s books, I came across a volume, That Makes Me Mad!, which brought back memories. Written by Steve Kroll, a long-dead friend, it focused on the...
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Nick Dearden
Opposition to the Canada-EU Trade Deal Has Reached a Tipping Point
It's been a bad week for the Canada-EU trade deal known as CETA. In Germany, over 300,000 protestors marched against the deal on Saturday – and they were joined by demonstrators in cities across...
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Robert C. Koehler
Stop the Killing
Maybe half a million dead, half a country — 10 million people — displaced from their homes, jettisoned onto the mercy of the world. Welcome to war. Welcome to Syria. This is a conflict apparently too...
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Jake Johnson
Eugene V. Debs and the Urgent Need for a New Anti-War Movement
Eugene Debs became a socialist in prison. After being arrested for his leadership role in the Pullman Strike of 1894 — for which he was deemed "an enemy of the human race" in the New York Times —...
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Wednesday, September 21, 2016
Adam Johnson
Media Ask Which Candidate Can Better Exploit Our Irrational Fear of Terrorism
The media’s tendency to focus on horserace issues—who’s up and who’s down, what the cosmetics are of an event rather than the substance—is routinely derided by media critics, and mocking it has...
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Peter Dreier
After Grassroots Activists Expose Scam, Elizabeth Warren Tells ‘Gutless” CEO John Stumpf to Resign
Wells Fargo CEO John Stumpf was on the hot seat Tuesday when he faced Senator Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts and other angry lawmakers at a Senate Banking Committee hearing designed to investigate...
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Vicki Gass
Justice for Berta: Honduran Women Activists Launch Land Rights Campaign
“The very investigations conducted by the Public Prosecutor’s office have confirmed the direct involvement of the DESA Company in the assassination of my daughter… it is not possible that their...
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Joe Lauria
Obama’s Curious UN Farewell Address
The Barack Obama of 2008 reemerged at the United Nations on Tuesday, bookending his presidency with an uplifting address somewhat critical of American power and calling for an end to economic...
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Nick Cunningham
Holding Clinton’s Feet to the Fire On Climate
Recent difficulties aside, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is the odds on favorite to win the presidency this year—and climate advocates are uneasy about what to expect. She faced immense...
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Brian Purnell
Does Fear of Black Men Satisfy the "Objective Reasonableness" Standard?
Another video. Another police shooting. Another Black person body dead on an American road. Every person is innocent until proven guilty. That is true for Betty Shelby, the police officer who shot...
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Ramzy Baroud
Honoring Aylan Kurdi by Ending the War in Syria
"A photograph, no matter how emotionally wrenching, can only do so much," wrote Paul Slovic and Nicole Smith Dahmen in QZ.com. The photograph referenced in their comment was that of three-year-old...
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Graffiti of a drone in the Middle East Belén Fernández
Radicalized Nation: Fear and Hypocrisy in New York
Following the recent explosions in New York City and New Jersey - one of which injured 29 people and the other of which injured none - President Barack Obama offered a typical presidential message to...
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Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D.-Mass.) grilled Wells Fargo CEO John Stumpf about his bank's massive fraud. Richard Eskow
Wells Fargo Had a Bad Day. That’s a Start.
People who came looking for drama in Wells Fargo CEO John Stumpf’s Senate testimony on Tuesday did not come away disappointed. Stumpf was called before the Senate Banking Committee after his bank was...
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Donald Trump Jim Hightower
Donnie Is a Trumpist, Not a Populist
To many hard-working people, this is a time of economic uncertainty. Thus, it is important to point out that America's superrich are intentionally and brazenly knocking down the middle class and poor...
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Tuesday, September 20, 2016
Bill Walker, David Andrews
Erin Brockovich' Chemical in Drinking Water of More than 200 Million Americans
Drinking water supplies for two-thirds of Americans are contaminated with the carcinogenic chemical made notorious by the film "Erin Brockovich," which was based on the real-life poisoning of tap...
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Andrew Cohen
The Myth of Pervasive Voter Fraud
One of the most distressing indications of failure in American journalism today is the release of a poll last week that reveals that nearly half of the country believes that voter fraud occurs “very...
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Peter Van Buren
For $178 Million, the US Could Pay for One Fighter Plane – or 3,358 Years of College
Does free college threaten our all-volunteer military? That is what Benjamin Luxenberg, on the military blog War on the Rocks says. But the real question goes beyond Luxenberg's practical query,...
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Katrina vanden Heuvel
Edward Snowden Is the Perfect Candidate for a Presidential Pardon
Edward Snowden is the former National Security Agency contractor who risked his job, his prestige and his freedom to expose the NSA’s secret mass surveillance programs that trampled the privacy...
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Chip Ward
Indians and Cowboys: The 2016 Version of an Old Story on a New Planet
Cowboys and Indians are at it again. Americans who don’t live in the West may think that the historic clash of Native Americans and pioneering settlers is long past because the Indians were, after...
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Richard Eskow
7 Hard Rounds of Questions for John Stumpf, Wells Fargo CEO
“There was no incentive to do bad things,” said Wells Fargo CEO John Stumpf, after his bank was hit with $190 million in fines and restitution because employees fraudulently opened more than 2...
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Emily Schwartz Greco
Breaking the Climate Procrastination Habit: How to Bring on America the Sustainable
President Barack Obama calls climate change the greatest “ threat to future generations .” To do something about it, he raised fuel-efficiency standards , launched his currently stalled Clean Power...
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Richard Heinberg
Exploring the Gap Between Business-as-Usual and Utter Doom
Predicting the future is a fool’s errand, but everybody does it. As long as we’ve had language—for tens of thousands of years, at last estimate—we’ve been able to formulate the question, “What will...
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Monday, September 19, 2016
Nozomi Hayase
Assange, Manning and Snowden, Standing with the Conscience of Truthtellers
Last week, Oliver Stone’s biopic “ Snowden ” hit the theaters. The film illuminates the life of Edward Snowden between 2004 and 2013, aiming to humanize one of the most wanted men in the world. Just...
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Harmit Kambo
Into the Unknown: Government Surveillance After Brexit
As the UK Parliament returns from its summer break, everyone’s back to talking about Brexit. But there’s another policy of existential significance to our democracy that we really need to be talking...
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Sarah Anderson
Confederate Symbols and Inequality
The city council of Alexandria, Virginia voted on September 17 to change the name of a highway named after Confederate President Jefferson Davis and to seek the state legislature’s permission to move...
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Robert Parry
America’s Worldwide Impunity
After several years of arming and supporting Syrian rebel groups that often collaborated with Al Qaeda’s Nusra terror affiliate, the United States launched an illegal invasion of Syria two years ago...
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