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Saturday, August 29, 2015
Juan Cole
Ghoul’s Glossary: “Migrants” or “Refugees” or “Anchor Babies”?
Migrants : Those who voluntarily go to another country to live and work, seeking a better life. Refugees: Those who are forced out of their homes, because of political persecution or natural disaster...
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Rick Salutin
Revisiting 1930s Authoritarianism Through Donald Trump
Give this to Donald Trump : he helps us picture how the anti-democratic, right-wing, personality-driven movements of the 1930s came to power. Those movements are usually characterized as fascist...
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Pardiss Kebriaei
'I Have Become a Body Without a Soul': 13 Years Detained in Guantánamo
I feel like there is a heavy weight on my chest – it’s as if I’m breathing through a needle hole. And then I ask myself, “If I write or say something, is anybody going to listen to me? Is it really...
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Sue Sturgis
The Inequity of New Orleans' Katrina Recovery at 10
Number of people Hurricane Katrina initially displaced from New Orleans, where federal levee failures caused mass flooding: at least 400,000 Percent of white New Orleanians displaced by Katrina who...
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Christopher Brauchli
The Citizen and the Court: From Dred Scott to Citizens United
Give me your tired, your poor, Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free. . . . — Emma Lazarus, Inscription for the Statue of Liberty It is easy to make fun of Donald Trump just because we have...
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Rev. Lennox Yearwood Jr.
In Remembrance of Katrina, Why We Must Fight for Climate Justice
Do you remember where you were 10 years ago? For many of us, we were glued to the television. We watched in horror as Hurricane Katrina surged to a Category 5 hurricane as it raced across the Gulf of...
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Ralph Nader
Lo, the Poor Enlightened Billionaire!
Among the hundreds of billionaires and megabillionaires in the U.S., there are more than several enlightened persons upset by the problems our society faces who could make serious improvements...
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Adolph Reed, Michael Francis, & Steve Striffler
Hurricane Katrina and Bernie Sanders: From Neoliberal Disaster to 'Political Revolution'
The 10th anniversary of the devastation of New Orleans in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina has been an occasion for reflection on that horrific event and the state of the city’s recovery. Much of...
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Friday, August 28, 2015
Sue Sturgis
The Katrina Oil Spill Disaster: A Harbinger for the Atlantic Coast?
When Hurricane Katrina hit the U.S. Gulf Coast 10 years ago, it set off a disaster of many parts — and one of those parts was an oil spill catastrophe. In fact, Katrina turned out to be the worst U.S...
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Jeff Biggers
Call It What It Is: A Global Migration Shift From Climate, Not a Migrant or Refugee Crisis
Hundreds more died off the coast of Libya today, on the heels of 71 death s of migrants trapped in the back of a truck near Vienna, Austria. At the same time, NASA officials just warned that rising...
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Mark D'Arcy
The Right Whale and The Wrong Company
The North Atlantic Right Whale is a symbol of the biodiversity and fragility of the Bay of Fundy. It is a magnificent marine mammal and it is also the most endangered whale in the world. August and...
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Hannah Strange
Still Searching for Justice a Decade After Hurricane Katrina
Ten years ago, the United States bore witness to climate change at work. The devastating impacts of Hurricane Katrina showed us that climate change is not simply a problem for future generations. It...
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Peter Frankopan
Declassified CIA Documents Reveal How Disastrous America’s Post-9/11 Plans Really Were
Scholars working on the contemporary Middle East are living through something of a golden age where evidence is uniquely plentiful for three reasons. First, the disastrous failures of US policy in...
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Jeremy Malcolm
TISA and Tech's Double Standards On Secret Government Internet Deals
The stash of previously-secret correspondence about the Trade In Services Agreement (TISA) that EFF obtained and published this week speaks volumes about the extent to which technology companies such...
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Roz Galtz
Post Script to a Scandal: Why Matisyahu Made a Worthy Target for BDS After All
Until last week, few people outside the rarefied world of Jewish pop culture had ever heard of American Jewish reggae personality Matisyahu. Then the pro-Palestinian BDS (Boycott Divestment and...
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Jarvis DeBerry
Why Those Who Stayed Stayed and Why They Might Now Want to Leave
Sunday morning August 28, 2005, a tiny fraction of the members of Christian Unity Baptist Church showed up for an early morning service. To my memory, there was no sermon preached. We who were there...
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Tim Koechlin
China, the Stock Market Crash, Scott Walker and the Wonders of Economic Freedom (A Satire)
As of Tuesday this week , the Dow Jones Industrial Average had plummeted nearly 2000 points over five days; more than ten percent of its value had disappeared. What the heck is going on? Fortunately...
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David Michael Green
You Break It, You Own It (Or, What The Hell Did You Think Would Happen?)
Doesn’t your heart just break for the grandees of the Republican Party? They’ve had the shit kicked out of them in presidential election after presidential election, and the forecast trends in...
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Thursday, August 27, 2015
Amy Traub
What If We Achieved Real Equality for Women?
This week marks 95 years since the passage of the 19 th Amendment, which gave women the right to vote, and 44 years since Congress designated its anniversary Women’s Equality Day. This gives us the...
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Laura Tuggle
Civil Legal Aid Must Play a Larger Role in Disaster Recovery
I can barely believe it was 10 years ago that Hurricane Katrina upended our corner of the world. Almost two thousand lives were lost and there are damages of $108 billion dollars and counting ,...
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John Nichols
 Since When Are Democrats Afraid of Debates?
T he Democratic National Committee needs to adapt to the new politics of 2016. Instead of constraining debate, as it has so far, the DNC should change course and encourage an open and freewheeling...
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Andrea Rock
How Safe Is Your Ground Beef?
The American love affair with ground beef endures. We put it between buns. Tuck it inside burritos. Stir it into chili. Even as U.S. red meat consumption has dropped overall in recent years, we still...
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Laura Flanders
New Orleans’ Deadly Floodwaters: Now From Gentrification
It’s New Orleans remembrance time; that time where, for the last ten years at the end of August, public attention returns for a bit to the city that abandoned its poorest. Mostly black, in a majority...
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Ramzy Baroud
'Islamic State' Pretence and the Upcoming Wars in Libya
Another war is in the making in Libya: the questions are ‘how’ and ‘when’? While the prospect of another military showdown is unlikely to deliver Libya from its current security upheaval and...
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Amy Goodman
The Iran Nuclear Deal: Give Diplomacy a Chance
A war with Iran would be a catastrophe, yet by opposing diplomacy, hundreds of members of Congress may be blundering into just such a conflict. The Iran nuclear deal, as the complex diplomatic...
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Glenn Greenwald
Jorge Ramos Commits Journalism, Gets Immediately Attacked by Journalists
The Republican presidential candidate leading every poll, Donald Trump, recently unveiled his plan to forcibly deport all 11 million human beings residing in the U.S. without proper documentation,...
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Robert C. Koehler
Rewriting the Human Story
Oh sacred planet. The terror of climate crisis is a long time in the making. As I read about the mass mobilization forming around the upcoming U.N. climate change convention, which is likely to...
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Frank Nuessle
A White Man’s Fear in a Frightened America
Reading Ta-Nehisi Coates’ new book, “ Between the World and Me ” about his experience of being black in White America has touched a place of deep-seated fear and unacknowledged anguish buried deep...
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Wednesday, August 26, 2015
Matthew Abbott
TransCanada’s Energy East Pipeline is Too Much Risk for the Bay of Fundy
The Energy East Pipeline project, a proposal of Alberta-based TransCanada Corporation, would make gamblers of us all. A single tanker spill of oilsands bitumen in the Bay of Fundy — currently the...
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David Coates
Jeremy Who? The Bernie Sanders Phenomenon at Home and Abroad
If you watch virtually any major American news channel right now, you could be forgiven for thinking that the only political development worthy of note was the on-going presidential campaign of...
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Katrina vanden Heuvel
The Danger of ‘Foreign Policy by Bumper Sticker’
Appearing before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee in 1966, George F. Kennan, the legendary Cold War diplomat often called “the father of containment,” criticized the escalation of the war in...
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 Sara Rathod
The Civilian Toll From the War Against ISIS Is Huge. Why Isn’t the Press Covering It?
E ight months ago, on December 28, a warplane from the US-led coalition fighting the Islamic State, or ISIS, struck a building in the Syrian town of al-Bab that had been identified as a local...
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Hannah McKinnon
How Low Can It Go? Collapsing Crude in Canada's Election Season
In the lead up to the Canadian federal election, the economy is front and centre, but not in the way the incumbent government would have liked. The Conservatives have gone to great lengths to brand...
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Robert Parry
The Case for Pragmatism
Crashing global stock markets – punctuated by the bracing 1,000-plus point drop in the Dow Jones Industrial Average at the start of Monday’s trading before a partial bounce-back – are a reminder...
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Earl Ofari Hutchinson
Katrina's Message on America's Poor Still Unheard
There was a very fleeting moment in the aftermath of the Katrina debacle, August 29, 2005, that the message that there are a lot of poor in New Orleans and America who are routinely ignored,...
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Tuesday, August 25, 2015
Christian Christensen
Trump is Global Journalism’s American Junk Food
He’s everywhere. Spray-tanned face and white teeth exploding through the front pages of newspapers and magazines. Implausible hair mesmerizing on Twitter and Facebook. Comments on female journalists...
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Sean McElwee
What If We Reported On Poverty The Way We Report On The Stock Market?
“The media is biased,” is a complaint that media organizations receive a lot, so they tend to be fairly wary of overtly partisan reporting. However, while media organizations are loath to seem...
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Rhea Suh
Katrina's Vital Lessons
President Obama goes to New Orleans on Thursday to mark the Gulf region's struggle to recover from not one disaster but two: Hurricane Katrina and the collapse of the levee system that swamped the...
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Eddie Bautista
From a March to a Movement: Mobilizing More Than Greens for Climate Action
In September 2014, something monumental happened. Around the world, people took to the streets. In New York City alone, 400,000 people of faith, communities of color and indigenous communities, labor...
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Richard Eskow
In Troubled Times, the Federal Reserve Must Work for Everyone
It’s been a chaotic few days for the world’s markets. Recent events do not paint the picture of a stable economy guided by rational minds. Instead, the world of global finance looks more like a...
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Laura Gottesdiener
King Coal Is Dead!
In Appalachia, explosions have leveled the mountain tops into perfect race tracks for Ryan Hensley’s all-terrain vehicle (ATV). At least, that’s how the 14-year-old sees the barren expanses of dirt...
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Michael Hiltzik
You Really Want to Privatize Social Security in THIS Market?
The enduring mystery about President George W. Bush's old plan to privatize Social Security by moving contributions into individual savings accounts is how it survived two market crashes and decades...
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Elizabeth Yeampierre
Hurricane Katrina Proved That If Black Lives Matter, So Must Climate Justice
Those of us from low-income communities of color are on the frontlines of the climate crisis. US cities and towns that are predominantly made up of people of color are also home to a disproportionate...
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Molly Knefel
LA Times’ ‘Independent’ Education Project Bankrolled by Charter School Backers
Earlier this month, the Los Angeles Times ( 8/18/15 ) announced an initiative called Education Matters, “an ongoing, wide-ranging report card on K-12 education in Los Angeles, California and the...
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Kathy Kelly
Let It Shine
"This little light of mine, I'm gonna' let it shine! Let it shine, let it shine, let it shine." Imagine children lustily singing the above lines which eventually became a civil rights anthem. Their...
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Dean Baker
The Stock Market Is Not the Economy
We are seeing the usual hysteria over the sharp drop in the markets in Asia, Europe, and perhaps the US. (Wall Street seems to be rallying as I write.) There are a few items worth noting as we enjoy...
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Monday, August 24, 2015
Omayma Gutbi
Arms Trade Treaty Conference in Mexico: Let's Build a Safer Africa
Today is an important milestone in Oxfam’s campaign to control arms and save lives in Africa. The first Conference of States Parties (CSP1) of the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) opens in Mexico, twelve...
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Charles Eisenstein
'Don’t Owe. Won’t Pay.' Everything You’ve Been Told About Debt Is Wrong
The legitimacy of a given social order rests on the legitimacy of its debts. Even in ancient times this was so. In traditional cultures, debt in a broad sense—gifts to be reciprocated, memories of...
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Josh Bivens
How Worried Should We Be About the Stock Market’s Recent Declines?
The stock market has taken a hit in the past few days, with concern over the Chinese economy driving a big selloff. How worried should we be? The short answer is: not very. My assessment of the...
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Ruth Breech
What Climate Justice Means to Me
“With the support of good people and the resilience of brave people, it seems like anything can be accomplished. Sustain the Nine.” — the late Pamela Dashiell, climate justice leader based in New...
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Digby
Anatomy of a Hillary Clinton Pseudo-Scandal: How Republicans and their Media Lackeys are Trying to Manufacture her Downfall
Many years ago when political blogging was in its infancy, I coined the phrase “Cokie’s Law,” which referred to a specific comment by pundit Cokie Roberts about the Lewinsky scandal that illustrated...
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Alexandra Bradbury
Underlining Strikers' Point, Court Fines Washington for Underfunding Schools
Lawmakers in Washington state are scrambling to get ready for a special session after the state’s highest court announced it will start charging a penalty of $100,000 per day while legislators...
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Ali Abunimah
80,000 in United Kingdom Demand Netanyahu Arrest
Almost 80,000 people have signed a petition at the UK Parliament’s website calling for the arrest of the Israeli prime minister when he comes to London for a planned visit next month. If the number...
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Yves Engler
How the Harper Government has Helped Mining Companies Plunder Africa
Despite rhetoric about providing aid to the poorest, the Harper Conservatives have worked assiduously to ensure that Canadian corporations profit from Africa’s vast mineral resources, rather than the...
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Shawn Musgrave
We're Better at Tracking the Deaths of Bees Than People Who Die in Police Custody
Every year, a certain number of bees die. And every year, a certain number of people die while in police custody. We have a solid figure for one of these death tolls. At present, it’s not the human...
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Paul Buchheit
The Evidence Keeps Pouring In: Capitalism Just Isn't Working
To followers of Ayn Rand and Ronald Reagan, and to all the business people who despise government, 'community' is a form of 'communism.' Even taking the train is too communal for them. Americans have...
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Chris Hedges
Eulogy for a Friend
On Wednesday, Chris Hedges delivered this eulogy at the funeral of his friend and former divinity school classmate, the Rev. Terry Burke, who spent 31 years as the pastor of the First Church Jamaica...
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Robert Reich
The Upsurge in Uncertain Work
As Labor Day looms, more Americans than ever don’t know how much they’ll be earning next week or even tomorrow. This varied group includes independent contractors, temporary workers, the self-...
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Sunday, August 23, 2015
Steven Singer
Parents and Children Occupy Puerto Rican School Refusing to Let Corporate Vultures Raid Its Contents
For more than 80 days, about 35 parents and children have been camping out in front of their neighborhood school in the U.S. Territory of Puerto Rico . The Commonwealth government closed the Jose...
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Oscar Arias Sanchez
International Arms Trade Treaty: Children of the World – We are Standing Watch for You
Oscar Arias wrote this opinion piece to accompany the First Conference of States Parties to the Arms Trade Treaty (Cancún, Mexico, August 24-27th, 2015). Twenty-eight years ago this month, an...
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John LaForge
U.S. Bows Out After Plowshares Conviction is Vacated: Appeals Court Ill-Informed on Nuclear Overkill
The 2012 Transform Now Plowshares anti-nuclear action made the “Fort Knox” of weapons-grade uranium look like “F Troop.” Three senior peace activists got through four chain-link fences and past...
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Russell Mokhiber
Coca Cola and the West Virginia University School of Public Health
Hoppy Kercheval is host of the popular West Virginia radio talk show — Talkline. The show runs weekdays from 10 am to 12 noon statewide on the West Virginia Metronews Radio Network. Kercheval’s...
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Felicia Kornbluh, Gwendolyn Mink
Poor Mothers Don't Matter in Welfare Policy
This week marks the 19th anniversary of legislation that conditions income assistance for parents and children on participation in a disciplinary program known as Temporary Assistance for Needy...
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Saturday, August 22, 2015
Eric Margolis
Three of America's 'Great Satans' Dead
The deaths in South Asia of three of the West’s ‘Great Satans’ were announced in recent weeks: Mullah Omar and Jalaluddin Haqqani in Afghanistan; and Pakistan’s Lt. Gen. Hamid Gul. I never met Mullah...
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Christopher Brauchli
Social Security: Many Happy Returns
When the end of the world comes, I want to be living in retirement. Karl Kraus, Aphorism This column is about a birthday present for Social Security. It is the present that Social Security wants more...
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Roger White
Flirting with a Fascist: Trump’s Success Forces GOP to Look into Abyss
How did an ongoing debate about how to deal with a population of 11 or so million undocumented immigrants so quickly turn into calls for mass deportation, revocation of birthright citizenship and...
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Ralph Nader
Destructive Global Dependencies
Do you have your savings in a mutual fund? Does your pension fund invest in stocks, just as mutual funds do? If so, you may want to know this has been a bad week for U.S. stock markets. The Dow and...
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Friday, August 21, 2015
Artheta Peters
Home Care Workers Need Higher Pay, Too
On cable news, I'm considered a swing-state voter. In my hometown of Cleveland, I'm a mother, a home care worker, and one of hundreds of thousands of underpaid workers in the "Fight for $15" movement...
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Bill Scher
Which Republican Will Call Out Trump For Rationalizing This Hate Crime?
Donald Trump’s ability to say offensive things and continue to rise in the polls has cowed other Republicans from attacking him directly for his bad behavior. Jeb Bush and Rand Paul have begun...
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Rachel Levinson-Waldman
The Dystopian Danger of Police Body Cameras
Police-worn body cameras are the newest darling of criminal justice reform. They are touted as a way to collect evidence for criminal investigations, oversee and expose abusive police practices, and...
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Morten Thaysen
With Ever More Powerful Corporate Lobby, How Can We Hope for any Results from Paris?
"Two weeks to save the World in Paris." "Paris is the moment of truth for our climate." In the coming months leading up to the UN climate negotiations in Paris you’re likely to hear a lot more...
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Bill McKibben
Picturing the End of Fossil Fuels
When they say a picture is worth a thousand words, writers rebel (or they write 1,500 words). I mean, pictures are great, but they can’t get across complicated concepts. Except when they can. Which...
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Jim Goodman
Truth In Labeling—It's Our Right to Know What's in Our Food
Last month, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 1599, the Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act of 2015. A gross misnomer, of course, since the bill's real purpose is to preempt the rights of...
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Nathan Hornes
I Learned More By Leading a Student Debt Strike Than I Did At College
Five years ago, I was lying around the house watching Maury when a commercial for Everest College came on. I can still see the woman on my TV screen telling me how I could get a degree and go to work...
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Michael Tkaczevski
Nothing to See Here: On Pooh-Poohing Sanders’ Surging Crowds
With each city Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders visits, the number of supporters he draws to his rallies keeps growing. Since June 1, Sanders has spoken to 100,000 people across seven...
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John C. O’Day
Give War A Chance
On August 5, US President Barack Obama compared the rhetoric employed by opponents of the P5+1/Iran nuclear negotiations to that used by the Bush administration during the run-up to America’s...
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Jonathan Marshall
The Honduran Coup’s Ugly Aftermath
Imelda Marcos will forever be remembered for her hoard of 3,000 pairs of shoes, an ostentatious symbol of the billions of dollars in spoils she amassed as First Lady of the Philippines. Now shoes are...
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Mark Jaycox
Obama Administration Supports Privacy-Invasive "Cybersecurity" Bill
Right before Congress left for its annual summer vacation the Obama Administration endorsed the Senate Intelligence Committee's Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act (CISA). EFF opposes the bill...
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Jamie Henn
Hillary Clinton's Keystone Crisis
Hillary Clinton's pipeline problem started in earnest this July 28, when Bruce Blodgett, a retired software engineer, asked Clinton about her position on Keystone XL during a town hall forum in...
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Thursday, August 20, 2015
Megan Boyle
Is Your Drinking Water Safe?
How many times a day do you drink water? Cook with it? Brush your teeth with it? Offer some to your children? Safe drinking water is essential to your family’s health and well being, so it’s...
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Glenn Greenwald
The Puritanical Glee Over the Ashley Madison Hack
High school students have long read The Scarlet Letter , the 1850 novel by Nathaniel Hawthorne set in a Puritanical Massachusetts town in the mid-17th Century. It chronicles the life of a woman who...
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Serena Rice
Our Perceptions About the “Unworthy Poor” Haven’t Changed
I first learned about the history of the “unworthy poor” when I pursued my Master of Social Work degree. I read about the social movements in the early 20 th century and how they tended to divide...
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Tracey Ross
Remembering Katrina in the #BlackLivesMatter Movement
In the immediate aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, 80 percent of New Orleans was under water, thousands of people were displaced, and at least 1,800 people were killed. The country watched in disbelief...
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Robert Borosage
Sanders and Trump: The Populist and the Demagogue
Donald Trump is rocking. Polls show him consolidating his lead over Republican presidential rivals and closing in hypothetical run-offs with Hillary Clinton. He crows about crowds bigger and more...
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Noam Chomsky
Rogue States and Nuclear Dangers
Throughout the world there is great relief and optimism about the nuclear deal reached in Vienna between Iran and the P5+1 nations, the five veto-holding members of the U.N. Security Council and...
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John Feffer
Trump Takes on the World
It was 1972. The flamboyant rock star Alice Cooper, not quite a household name at that point in England, was booked to play London’s Wembley Stadium. Shortly before the concert date, only a couple...
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Robert C. Koehler
The Donald’s ‘Inclusive’ Racism
The central assumption of democracy — beyond the assumption of fair elections, which is disturbingly questionable — is that voters are the possessors of their own “interests,” and vote for the...
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Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan
Passing the Torch: From Julian Bond to Black Lives Matter
Civil-rights pioneer Julian Bond died this week at the age of 75. In 1960, as a student at the historically black Morehouse College in Atlanta, Bond led nonviolent protests against racially...
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David Suzuki, Jeff Rubin
Canada’s Carbon Moment Has Arrived
As Canadians prepare to vote in an upcoming federal election, it’s time to reassess the country’s economic prospects, once touted as the strong suit of Stephen Harper’s government. For almost a...
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Sonali Kolhatkar
Why Are We Ignoring the War on Yemen?
Yemen has been the target of a brutal U.S.-backed war led by Saudi Arabia. While ordinary civilians are suffering horrific violence and starvation, there is deafening silence from the U.S. and others...
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Wednesday, August 19, 2015
Emily Schwartz Greco
Byline Inequality Matters
Anna Quindlen relayed an eye-opening and hair-raising experience to her readers in 1990. “A newspaper editor said to me not long ago, with no hint of self-consciousness, ‘I’d love to run your column...
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Winnie Byanyima
Challenging the Injustice and Inequality Driving Crises: Marking World Humanitarian Day
Our world is becoming a more dangerous place. Crises are intensifying. And the people who are most poor and vulnerable are always left suffering the consequences. That is what we must remember as we...
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Medea Benjamin
Who’s the Real Troublemaker in the Middle East?
Except for maybe the Affordable Care Act, nothing gets Republican politicians fired up like Iran. In the first GOP debate alone, Scott Walker promised that he’d tear up the Iran nuclear deal on day...
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Terrance Heath
Katrina and Conservative Failure, Ten Years Later
Ten years later, the federal government’s response to Hurricane Katrina is a heartrending example of the consequences and human cost of conservative failure. Ten years after the poorest and most...
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Javan Briggs
We Have the Right to Have That Basic Thing—it’s Water
Water—it’s a big topic for small town talk all around central California. Madera , some 30 miles west of the state’s geographic center, is a hot and arid farming community in the heart of the San...
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Clarence Lusane
Julian Bond, Colleague and Inspiration
I had the great fortune to have had Julian Bond as a colleague at American University. On a number of occasions, I sat in on his lectures or talks. These were mostly small, intimate gatherings away...
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Nick Dearden
Greece is for Sale – and Everything Must Go
I've just had sight of the latest privatisation plan for Greece . It's been issued by something called the Hellenic Republic Asset Development Fund –the vehicle supervised by the European...
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Steven Singer
Black Schools Matter – Chicago Protestors Go on Hunger Strike to Save Their Last Neighborhood School
Somewhere in Chicago tonight, Mayor Rahm Emanuel may be sitting down to his favorite desert – warm pecan pie with vanilla ice cream. Across the city in the South Side neighborhood of Bronzeville, 11...
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Thom Hartmann
Why Surprising Numbers of Republicans Vote for Bernie Sanders
Ann Coulter knows who she wants to be the Democratic nominee for president, and who that person is, well, it may surprise you . She wants Hillary Clinton to be the nominee, and thinks that if Bernie...
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Juan Cole
Defying Saudis and Iran: Muslim Thinkers Call for Action on Climate Change
Attendees at the International Islamic Climate Change Symposium in Istanbul from 20 countries produced, and 60 of them signed, a declaration this week warning of the dangers of climate change and...
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