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Monday, December 5, 2016
Pratap Chatterjee
Publish, Punish, and Pardon
In less than seven weeks,PresidentBarack Obama will hand over the government to Donald Trump, including access to the White House, Air Force One, and Camp David. Trump will also, of course, inherit...
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Michela Zonta, Sarah Edelman
6 Reasons Why HUD Deserves a Leader Who Is Actually Qualified for the Job
Earlier this month, when rumors of erstwhile presidential candidate Ben Carson’s role in a future Trump administration started flying, Carson made it clear that he wasn’t interested in an agency...
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Norman Solomon
Media Complicity Is Key to Blacklisting Websites
We still don’t have any sort of apology or retraction from the Washington Post for promoting “The List” -- the highly dangerous blacklist that got a huge boost from the newspaper’s fawning coverage...
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Vandana Shiva
People's Economies vs Corporate Control: First Commodification, Then Financialization, Now Demonetization
Ever since the Corporate Form was "invented" - in its earliest avatar as the collective East India Companies - those who have ruled via corporation have found innovative "means" new to extract wealth...
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Sunday, December 4, 2016
Michel Temer Christopher Brauchli
Temer and Trump
Politicians [are] a set of men who have interests aside from the interests of the people. . . . — Abraham Lincoln, 1837 Speech in Illinois Legislature Herewith some remarkable similarities between...
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Earth from space Gretchen Goldman
The Internet Can’t Get Over the House Science Committee’s Climate-Denying Tweet—and That’s a Good Thing
On Thursday the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology tweeted some good ole fashioned climate denial—you know, the old tired long discredited nonsensical claim that cold weather negates...
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IfNotNow marched on the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia on Nov. 22. Sarah Aziza
IfNotNow Leads 'Jewish Day of Resistance' Against Trump and Appointees
This article was originally published by Waging Nonviolence on November 30. Demonstrators are gathering in over 30 U.S. cities today as part of a “Jewish Day of Resistance” against President-elect...
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Exxon sign Sarah Anderson
Overpaid Oil CEOs for Top Diplomat?
Reuters is reporting that Donald Trump is considering ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson and former ExxonMobil CEO Lee Raymond for the post of Secretary of State. As someone who’s been analyzing CEO pay...
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Howard Dean speaks at the 2016 Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in July. John Atcheson
No, Dr. Dean, Democrats Do Need to Fight It Out
While he was bowing out of the contest to head up the Democratic National Party, Howard Dean said the election of the next chair should not become a fight between Hillary supporters and Bernie...
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Dry cleaning sign Melanie Benesh
A Pro-Industry EPA Could Undermine New Chemical Safety Law
By releasing the first 10 chemicals to be reviewed under the new federal chemical safety law, the Environmental Protection Agency reminds us of what’s at stake – and how decisions made by the...
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Carrier sign Ralph Nader
Trump and His Betraying Makeover
Attention workers who voted for Trump, either eagerly or as a vote against the hawkish, Wall Street favorite, Hillary Clinton: Donald Trump, less than a month after the election, has already begun to...
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Kinder Morgan protest Andy Rowell
Kinder Morgan Pipeline Might Be Canada’s DAPL
In the end, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, for all his suave talk of being a new progressive politician, who would era in a new type of politics, turned out disappointingly to be like all...
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Saturday, December 3, 2016
Fidel Castro Marjorie Cohn
The Remarkable Legacy of Fidel Castro
When Fidel Castro died on Nov. 25 at the age of 90, we lost one of the most remarkable leaders of the 20th century. No other head of state has so steadfastly stood up to the United States and...
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From left to right: Paul Ryan, Donald Trump, and Mitch McConnell Ciara Torres-Spelliscy
Three Men in a Room: The D.C. Edition
For years, New York’s dysfunctional state government has been derisively called “ Three Men in a Room .” The three men were the Governor, the New York State Senate Majority Leader and the New York...
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Protest banner reads "System change not climate change." Ilana Solomon, Ben Beachy
After the TPP, Here’s a Progressive Vision for Trade
This op-ed was originally published on the Sierra Club's Compass blog on November 16, 2016. Opposition to status-quo trade deals has reached unprecedented heights. The entire 2016 election cycle...
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The National Security Agency seal superimposed on an eye Jamie Williams
The Problem of Our Surveillance Laws: Report Exposes Deeply Rooted Governmental Secrecy—Underscoring Why Obama Should Act Now
Kafka wrote in his parable The Problem of Our Laws , “It is an extremely painful thing to be ruled by laws that one does not know.” By this standard, America has long been in pain. Secret law runs...
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Richard Cohen, president of the Southern Poverty Law Center, speaks during a press conference in Washington, DC on Nov. 29, 2016. Karin Kamp
As Hate Incidents Rise, Rights Groups Urge Trump to Denounce Bigotry
Since the election of Donald Trump, an increased number of hate incidents have targeted minority groups in America, and the election results are having a negative impact on America’s schoolchildren,...
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Donald Trump on CNN Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan
How the Media Iced Out Bernie Sanders & Helped Donald Trump Win
We hadn’t seen Bernie Sanders in Philadelphia since last July, when he watched his primary opponent, Hillary Clinton, win the Democratic Party’s nomination. Sanders joined the “Democracy Now!” news...
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A prison Carl Takei, Joanne Lin
In Stunning Reversal, Law Enforcement, Military, and Security Advisors Urge Homeland Security to Shift Away from Private Prisons
In a surprise development, the Homeland Security Advisory Council (HSAC), an expert panel of law enforcement, national security, military, and other experts who advise the secretary of the Department...
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Friday, December 2, 2016
Shefali Sharma
The CETA Vote: Will the European Parliament Learn From BREXIT and Trump?
Our tour across Europe on Selling Off the Farm Corporate Meat’s Takeover Through TTIP and its links to the EU-Canada Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) launched on November 29 at the...
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Adam Johnson
Why Are Media Outlets Still Citing Discredited ‘Fake News’ Blacklist?
The Washington Post ( 11/24/16 ) last week published a front-page blockbuster that quickly went viral: Russia-promoted “fake news” had infiltrated the newsfeeds of 213 million Americans during the...
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The Hall of Biodiversity at the American Museum of Natural History in New York, NY. Nele Marien
Mainstreaming Biodiversity: A Real Solution to the Devastation of Nature?
4 December marks the start of the Conference of the Parties of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD COP). While not as well-known as the climate COPs, this conference responds to a complex...
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A wind farm in Illinois. Kenvo Esquivel, Diane Fager
Clean Energy Victory In IL Shows We Can Still Win In The Age of Trump
With the election of Donald Trump to the presidency this November, many on the left are rightfully frightened about what the next four years portend for the fight against climate change, when even...
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Bill McKibben
How to Save the Planet From President Trump
We’re going to be dealing with an onslaught of daily emergencies during the Trump years. Already it’s begun — if there’s nothing going on (or in some cases when there is ), our leader often begins...
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John Feffer
Trump the Predictable
Shortly after taking office in 1969, President Richard Nixon devised his “madman theory.” It was the height of the Vietnam War, and Nixon believed that he could end the conflict. It just required a...
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Medea Benjamin
Bush’s Iraq Lies, Uncontested, Will Haunt Us Under Trump
The CODEPINK Tribunal taking place December 1 and 2, and live streamed by The Real News, is a historic collection of testimonies about the lies and costs of the Iraq war. It takes on new meaning with...
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Sarah van Gelder
The Many Ways to Help Standing Rock
The timing couldn’t have been more awful. The day after Thanksgiving, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers told the Standing Rock Sioux tribe that people camped at the Oceti Sakowin Camp would be...
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Les Leopold
Will Trump’s PR Triumph At Carrier Mean The Democratic Party’s Demise?
President-elect Trump scored a remarkable PR victory by saving 1,000 of the 2,100 jobs that Carrier and it’s parent company, United Technologies, were outsourcing to Mexico from Indianapolis. During...
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Thursday, December 1, 2016
Donald Trump Tom Engelhardt
Was 11/8 a New 9/11?
For decades, Washington had a habit of using the Central Intelligence Agency to deep-six governments of the people, by the people, and for the people that weren’t to its taste and replacing them with...
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Janine Petito, Andrew Hyatt
We Condemn the AMA and AAMC Endorsements of Tom Price for HHS Secretary
Early Tuesday morning, President-elect Donald Trump announced his selection of Representative Tom Price (R-Ga.) for Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS), to succeed Secretary Sylvia Mathews...
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Gretchen Goldman
On Trump and Science: Preparing for the Unknown
I’m a little anxious. And I imagine you are too. Among other things , I’m worried about how President-elect Trump will treat science. We don’t know yet, for example, what he might do at science-based...
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Katherine Paul
Six Reasons We’ll Need to Ramp Up the #ConsumerRevolution under Trumpism
If ever conditions were ripe for revolution, that time is now—especially for anyone who cares about their health, and the health of planet earth. President-Elect Donald Trump’s short lists for his...
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Oya Ayman
Something Strange Is In the Air
It was surprising when there were few fruits on the cherry trees at the beginning of summer, the very same trees that had blossomed with white flowers the previous spring. Most of the buds had been...
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Beppe Grillo of Italy's Five Star Movement speaks at a rally in Sicily. Gwynne Dyer
Italy: "I Say No"
“Today saying No is the most beautiful and glorious form of politics....Whoever doesn’t understand that can go screw themselves.” It could have been Donald Trump before the US election two weeks ago...
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Bernie Sanders
Carrier Just Showed Corporations How to Beat Donald Trump
Today, about 1,000 Carrier workers and their families should be rejoicing. But the rest of our nation’s workers should be very nervous. President-elect Donald Trump will reportedly announce a deal...
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Trevor Timm
Attention All Journalists: US Border Patrol Agents Can Search Your Phones
Award-winning photojournalist and filmmaker Ed Ou , who has covered the Middle East for over a decade, has worked under threat as a journalist in almost too many countries to count. Authorities in...
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Sonja Avlija
Why We Should Embrace the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
Donald Trump’s election to the White House has led to an outburst of fear, anger, outrage, disgust and acrimony, but those feelings have also exposed one of the enduring fantasies of liberalism: that...
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Ray McGovern
Trump Ponders Petraeus for Senior Job
The news that President-elect Donald Trump called in disgraced retired Gen. David Petraeus for a job interview as possible Secretary of State tests whether Trump’s experience in hosting “The...
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Robert C. Koehler
Vote Recount vs the Media Consensus
The impatience across much of the media is palpable. Recount? Oh groan. That’s not going to change the election results. The consensus “truth” writhing just below the surface of the mainstream,...
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Jake Johnson
Hope in a Dark Era: In the Face of Barbarism, Thousands Turn to Democratic Socialism
In his book The American Left and Some British Comparisons , published in 1971, the renowned economist John Kenneth Galbraith sought to analyze the persistent shortcomings of the Democratic Party...
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Wednesday, November 30, 2016
Ray McGovern
Petraeus ex Machina: Not Again!
The news that President-elect Donald Trump called in disgraced retired Gen. David Petraeus for a job interview as possible Secretary of State tests whether Trump’s experience in hosting “The...
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Sarah Anderson
‘Foreclosure King’ for Treasury
Donald Trump has reportedly picked his presidential campaign’s finance chairman to be the next U.S. Secretary of the Treasury. Steve Mnuchin is a Wall Street insider, a 17-year-veteran of Goldman...
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Peter Dreier
Steve Mnuchin: Evictor, Forecloser, and Our New Treasury Secretary
hroughout his presidential campaign, Donald Trump criticized Wall Street bankers for their excessive political influence and attacked hedge-fund managers for getting away with “murder” under the...
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Neal Gabler
Who’s Really to Blame for Fake News? Look in the Mirror, America.
Consider for a moment the oxymoronic concept of “fake news,” which we have been hearing so much about lately. This isn’t your typical disinformation or misinformation — generated by the government,...
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Robert Jensen
Why Professor Watchlist Gets My Teaching Values Completely Wrong
From a “critique” of my work on the recently launched website Professor Watchlist , I learned that I’m a threat to my students for contending that we won’t end men’s violence against women “if we do...
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John Nichols
Elizabeth Warren Proposes to Strengthen Democratic Spines With a Powerful New Tool: Math
M assachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren is calling on Democrats to be an actual opposition party in the coming era of Trumpism. And she is deploying a powerful tool to make the case for aggressive...
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Hugh Handeyside
Does What Happened to This Journalist at the US-Canada Border Herald a Darker Trend?
The recent abusive border search of a Canadian photojournalist should serve as a warning to everyone concerned about press freedom these days. Ed Ou is a renowned photographer and TED senior fellow...
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Bob Wing, Bill Fletcher Jr.
The System IS Rigged!—The Electoral College and the 2016 Election
Donald Trump was right: the system is rigged! But it is rigged for the Republicans, not the Democrats, for conservatives, not progressives. And the result is the election of an extreme racist,...
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Jim Hightower
The New Founder, Brought to You by the Koch Brothers
When you think of America's great Constitutional originators, names like Madison, Adams, Jefferson, Washington, Hamilton and Franklin come to mind. And, of course, Abbott. This past January, Texas...
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Richard Eskow
This Trump Hire is Hazardous to Your Health (And Not Just Your Medicare)
Donald Trump’s latest cabinet pick endangers the health and well-being of millions of Americans. From tax cuts to surgeons’ income, Rep. Tom Price of Georgia – Trump’s choice to run the Department of...
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Tuesday, November 29, 2016
Colin Beavan
Keep Your Spirits Up: You Can’t Resist Trump When You’re Tired and Sad
The terrible predictions of what will happen now that Donald Trump has been elected president—to people of color, to immigrants, to LGBTQ people, to women, and to our planet—are overwhelming. For...
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Emily Schwartz Greco
Climate Action Is Up to the Rest of Us Now
Responsible Americans can’t give up on shrinking the nation’s carbon footprint while a climate denialist and his fellow travelers have their way with the federal government. And while it’s true that...
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Robert Weissman
What Populism? Trump's America Is Party Time for the Corporate Elite
“Trump has converted the GOP into a populist working-class party,” Trump advisor and far-right economist Stephen Moore told Republican members of Congress at a caucus meeting. Well, advisor Moore,...
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Juan Cole
Is Jimmy Carter Right That Obama Should Recognize Palestine?
Jimmy Carter wrote and NYT op-ed yesterday in which he called on Barack Obama to arrange for the UN Security Council to recognize Palestine and pass resolutions reaffirming the illegality of Israeli...
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Adil E. Shamoo, Bonnie Bricker
The Last Days of Democracy?
The recent presidential campaign season brought political pornography to the American people. Donald Trump and Steve Bannon, his senior counselor and chief strategist, have ushered in a new dark age...
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Dean Baker
Trump Has No Choice: He Has to Sell the Stuff
Donald Trump is about to become president and immediately begin violating the constitution. The constitution explicitly prohibits the president from taking payments and gifts from foreign governments...
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Katrina vanden Heuvel
Putin Didn’t Undermine the Election. We Did.
Three weeks after Election Day, allegations of Russian interference in the contest continue to appear. Adm. Michael S. Rogers, director of the National Security Agency, stated that there was a “...
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Richard Eskow
Who Will Lead the Anti-Trump Resistance?
The Donald Trump Administration hasn’t even started, and the President-elect is already unpopular. Only 42 percent of those polled in this “honeymoon” period approve of Trump. Voters were split (46-...
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Steven Mufson
Tribe’s Fight for Land Rights Goes Back Long Before Pipeline
In the Dakota language, the word “oahe” signifies “a place to stand on.” And that’s what the Standing Rock Sioux and their allies in the environmental and activist movements say they are doing: using...
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Robert Dodge
The Treaty of Tlatelolco: Giving Thanks to Our Latin American Neighbors Toward a World Free of Nuclear Weapons
Americans gathered around their Thanksgiving tables last week reflecting on what they were thankful for this past year. There was the potential for much angst after a year with significant division...
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Faiza Patel
Muslim Americans Are Building an Infrastructure to Protect Themselves
This election season has been an anxious time for Muslim Americans. After the election, my Facebook feed was filled with Muslim mothers wondering how to explain to their children that the new...
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Andrew Bacevich
Donald Trump and the Swamp of Endless War
President-elect Donald Trump’s message for the nation’s senior military leadership is ambiguously unambiguous. Here is he on 60 Minutes just days after winning the election. Trump: "We have some...
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Rebecca Solnit
The US Election Recount Is a Long Shot – But the Alternative Is Catastrophe
When big changes and dangers arise, you have to think big. You don’t put out a forest fire with a glass of water. Thinking small can prevent you from even recognizing trouble, let alone your options...
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Monday, November 28, 2016
Matt Taibbi
The 'Washington Post' 'Blacklist' Story Is Shameful and Disgusting
Last week, a technology reporter for the Washington Post named Craig Timberg ran an incredible story. It has no analog that I can think of in modern times. Headlined "Russian propaganda effort helped...
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Charlie Jiang
Building a New America, With or Without the Democratic Party
In the wake of Donald Trump’s victory, incoming Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer proclaimed , “When we can agree on issues, then we’re going to work with him.” Other leading Democrats echoed his...
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Dave Johnson
Trump’s Absurd Plan To Dismantle Government’s Protections
Donald Trump released a video announcing his agenda for his “first day in office.” One of the things he said is, “I will formulate a rule which says that for every one new regulation, two old...
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Dorothy Samuels
For Women's Reproductive Freedom, a Chill Wind Blows
Donald Trump’s plans for an extreme misogynistic makeover of reproductive health care received way too little scrutiny during his noxious, anti-woman campaign. Now, the damage a hard-right Trump...
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Nick Turse
The Manhattan White House, the Secret Service, and the Painted Bikini Lady
High above, somewhere behind the black glass façade, President-elect Donald J. Trump was huddled with his inner circle, plotting just how they would “ drain the swamp ” and remake Washington, perhaps...
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Norman Stockwell
On Covering Fidel Castro
Although he was ninety years old and had stepped away from all official duties in 2008 due to ill health, the death of Fidel Castro on November 25 came as a surprise to many to whom it seemed he...
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Robert Reich
Trump’s Seven Techniques to Control the Media
Democracy depends on a free and independent press, which is why all tyrants try to squelch it. They use seven techniques that, worryingly, President-elect Donald Trump already employs. 1. Berate the...
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Kevin Gosztola
‘United Against The Black Snake’: Water Protectors Respond To Army Corps’ Eviction Notice
A coalition of grassroots groups at the Oceti Sakowin camp at Standing Rock indicated it would reject an Army Corps of Engineers eviction notice, “stand united in defiance of the black snake,” and...
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Robert Parry
Washington Post’s ‘Fake News’ Guilt
The mainstream U.S. media’s hysteria over “fake news” has reached its logical (or illogical) zenith, a McCarthyistic black-listing of honest journalism that simply shows professional skepticism...
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Bill Quigley
Twelve Ideas Post-Election from Front Line Organizers
When you find yourself in a suddenly darkened room, what do you do? Some rush blindly to where they think the door might be. Others stand still, let their eyes get adjusted to the different...
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Marc Becker
Hasta Siempre, Fidel Castro
The passing of Fidel Castro is one of those events that highlights a deep divide that separates the United States from most of the world. While the mainstream media in the United States reports from...
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Sunday, November 27, 2016
Steve Wasserman
Reflections on the Death of Fidel
Nearly 60 years ago, Herbert Matthews of The New York Times interviewed a rebel-with-a-cause most people thought was dead. Matthews’ scoop in the tangled jungle of Cuba’s Sierra Maestra proved that...
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Jim Naureckas
Appeal to the Working Class? Don’t Bother, Says Krugman
In the wake of a disastrous Election Day, does the Democratic Party need to present economic policies that have more to offer the majority of voters? Don’t bother, argues New York Times columnist...
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Nada Elia
‘Tis the Season, to Boycott!
One of the accusations most frequently lobbed at BDS activists (Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions against Israel) is that “boycotts are divisive.” Apparently, they drive a wedge in society, pitting...
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Lisa Graves
5 Things to Know about Billionaire Betsy DeVos, Trump Education Choice
Billionaire Betsy DeVos, a major GOP funder and party activist from Michigan, has been tapped by Donald Trump to become the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Education next year. Many have decried...
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Josh Bivens
Already a Big Gap Between Trump's Promises to the Middle Class and His Policies
During his campaign, President-elect Donald Trump promised that he would take the side of American workers against economic elites when evaluating policy. Yet, the policy proposals he put forth...
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Daniel I. Weiner
Obama's Last Chance to Take on Dark Money
During his time in office, President Barack Obama has repeatedly criticized the Supreme Court’s controversial Citizens United decision, and spoken out with particular force on the need to curb the...
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Eric Margolis
Suez: The End of Europe's Empires
Sixty years ago, I was home after school, sitting in our living room on New York’s Central Park West, reading a history of Rome and listening to Dvorak’s splendid cello concerto when the announcer on...
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Saturday, November 26, 2016
César Chelala
Meeting Fidel
As a young medical student in Argentina I had been fascinated by Fidel Castro and his rebel combatants and followed with interest their advance from the mountains to the plains to the capital city of...
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Christopher Brauchli
Transition, Tweets, and Trump
The gods have their own rules. — Ovid, Metamorphosis It’s been a couple of really exciting weeks for President-elect Trump and a very busy time at that. Some visitors have come by just to establish...
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Rev. Billy Talen
Standing Rock: A Moment of Clarity for Progressive Activists
Earth-force meets money-force at Standing Rock. I’m so relieved I’m here. It scares me to think that I might have missed this. We get up at dawn. Four hundred people walk slowly in a light snow to...
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Belén Fernández
Fidel Castro in Context
As of the year 2006, Fidel Castro, Cuba's revolutionary leader, who has died aged 90, had reportedly been the subject of no fewer than 638 assassination plots by the CIA . The Guardian newspaper...
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Marjorie Cohn
Philippines’ Duterte Seeks Peace
In April 2016, Rodrigo Duterte won the Philippine presidential election by a landslide, with more than 6 million votes. He openly declared that he was the nation’s first Left president, calling...
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Derek Davison
Deputy NSC Advisor Pick McFarland: Treat Middle Easterners Like Kids
On Friday, Donald Trump’s transition team announced that Fox News national security analyst Kathleen Troia McFarland will serve as his Deputy National Security Advisor, working under National...
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Norman Solomon
Euphemism as Journalism: Distracting the Audience by Focusing on Trump's Skill at Distraction
Euphemism isn’t journalism, but conflating the two can be irresistible for mainline journalists when candor might seem overly intrepid. Two months before Inauguration Day, a straw in the US media...
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Friday, November 25, 2016
Bianca Jagger
Ending Violence Against Women and Girls: If Not Now, When?
For over three decades I have campaigned for human rights throughout the world. I founded the Bianca Jagger Human Rights Foundation (BJHRF) in 2005 to be a force for change, and a voice for the most...
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Nozomi Hayase
Awakening Courage in the Era of Trumpism
American democracy is in deep crisis. As with every election cycle, electoral politics this year failed to provide true therapy for the pathology of the corporate state. There is no diagnosis of...
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Lakshmi Puri
Facing Grim Reality on International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women
Each year on November 25, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women is commemorated. A commemoration in essence is an opportunity to reflect on the challenges, prove that...
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Frank Ackerman
Green State America: How to Keep America’s Climate Promises
In January, Donald Trump will endorse climate denial, renouncing the Clean Power Plan and climate targets in general. This will damage the fragile global momentum toward emission reduction,...
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Antonia Zerbisias
Canada At Risk of Sinking in Trump's Political Tsunami
When economic waves come out of Washington, they rock Canada. Now, with the Donald Trump tsunami heading towards the White House, Canadians fear their already floundering economy could be sunk...
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Gideon Levy
When Is Anti-Semitism Not Anti-Semitism? When It’s From a Trump-Loving ‘Friend’ of Israel
The only message of congratulations that Steve Bannon has received from abroad, apparently, since being named the senior strategic adviser in Donald Trump’s White House, is one that arrived on...
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Paul Pillar
Ideology Is Supplanting Intelligence
With Donald Trump’s earliest appointments to senior national security positions, some of the disturbing implications for the making of foreign policy of his own lack of qualifications for office are...
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Edward Hunt
Obama, Trump, and the Future of US Foreign Policy
Amid all the uncertainty about what a Trump presidency means for the future role of the United States in the world, one possibility is that Trump will embrace some variant of the policies that have...
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Randall Amster
Black Friday and White Noise
Here we go again, right on the heels of gorging ourselves in preparation for the frenetic commercialism of the holiday season. The relentless pursuit of consumer “goods” (which are almost universally...
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Kristine Mattis
Embracing A New Normal (Not of the Trump Variety)
I attended a Catholic university, and during my time in college, I embarked on several school-sponsored retreats. While semi-religious, these days-long outings in the wilderness really more resembled...
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Thursday, November 24, 2016
Tobita Chow
TPP Is Dead. Time For a Progressive Trade Vision.
Trump’s election has killed the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP). Trump made it one of his top campaign promises to end the TPP, and his election win was a signal to supporters of the TPP in both...
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Donald Trump supporters rally for their candidate William Hoynes
Learning the Wrong Lesson from the Trump Victory
Amidst all the post-election analysis, a consensus explanation of what propelled Donald Trump to victory is emerging among economically comfortable white liberals. The short version: Trump...
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