Views for 2009-10-30

Friday, October 30, 2009
Jeff Biggers
Coal River Mountain Emergency: Sit-Ins-Funeral March Erupt at EPA/JP Morgan Chase Offices Across Nation
BREAKING NEWS: The Coalfield Uprising is spreading across the nation. As millions of pounds of explosions rip across their mountain communities, including the clean energy landmark of Coal River...
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Brianna Karp as told to Claire Prentice
I'm One of America's New Homeless
I always thought homelessness was something that happened to other people. I was 24, educated, had a $50,000-a-year job as a personal assistant, a cute cottage in Orange County, California, friends...
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Scott Ritter
McChrystal Doesn’t Get It—Does Obama?
There is a curious phenomenon taking place in the American media at the moment: the lionization of Gen. Stanley McChrystal, the American military commander in Afghanistan.
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John Einarsen
Hiroshima Beckons Obama
For the past 64 years the name "Hiroshima" has conjured a nightmare vision for all humanity: the unthinkable specter of instantaneous atomic annihilation. Only by personally visiting Hiroshima or...
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Bob Cesca
We Can't Reform Health Care Without Reforming Food
If and when health care reform finally passes, we will have successfully ameliorated only half of the crisis. The treatment half. The next step has to be focused upon doing something about the...
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David Sirota
TARP on Steroids
I recall that September day like it was yesterday - the explosion so memorable. It wasn't 9/11/01, it was 9/29/08 - a moment when a rare blast of populist democracy briefly singed the economic...
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Sandy LeonVest
Savagery and Silence in the First World
In America -- in my country -- I fear we are losing the battle for our humanity. Some say we have already lost it. Deep down I think they may be right. Such is the level of violence, voyeurism and...
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Manuel Pérez Rocha
More Than Backpedaling on NAFTA
A bizarre meeting on the "Future of North America" was scheduled to take place on November 2 and 3. Members of the newly created, self-appointed " Commission on North American Prosperity " would have...
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Leslie Savan
Reparations?
Even without George W. Bush's debut in Fort Worth as a motivational speaker (see Stephen Colbert swoon over the speech here ), this past week has been full of reminders of 43. On Wednesday, President...
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