Views for 2009-11-28

Saturday, November 28, 2009
Glenn Greenwald
Is Obama's Civil Liberties Record Understandable?
Earlier this week, Kevin Drum said that "nine times out of ten" Obama's policies are "pretty much what [he] expected" but that "the biggest one-time-out-of-ten where he's not doing what [he] expected...
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Reede Stockton
Saving Copenhagen
Barack Obama took the oath of office on January 20, 2009 with the wind at his back, armed with a mandate to reverse the course of the Bush administration on a wide range of issues, climate change...
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Mike Tidwell
Climate Change Reset Needed
Tomorrow is not an option. Those ought to be the words coming from the White House right now on global warming. Never again can we tolerate a year like 2009, when attempts to cap carbon pollution go...
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Christopher Brauchli
The Passenger and the Airline Ticket
Appearances often are deceiving.
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Walden Bello
The Meaning of Seattle: Truth Only Becomes True Through Action
It is now generally accepted that globalization has been a failure in terms of delivering on its triple promise of lifting countries from stagnation, eliminating poverty, and reducing inequality.
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Bama Athreya and David Batstone
Bargains Galore! But Who Pays the Price?
When is a bargain not a bargain? When someone else's child pays for our kid's gift.
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Scott Ritter
The Truth of UK's Guilt Over Iraq
With its troops no longer engaged in military operations inside Iraq, Great Britain has been liberated politically to conduct a postmortem of that conflict , including the sensitive issue of the...
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