Views for 2010-10-06

Wednesday, October 6, 2010
Robert Jensen
Economics: Doing Business As If People Mattered
When politicians talk economics these days, they argue a lot about the budget deficit. That's crucial to our economic future, but in the contemporary workplace there's an equally threatening problem...
Read more
Bill Quigley, Rachel Meeropol
Attention Left, Liberal and Radical Groups – Pennsylvania Has Been Monitoring You
Thank you, Institute of Terrorism Research and Response (ITRR), for reminding us how many bad-ass, dedicated, and creative groups we count as allies in our efforts to create a more just world!
Read more
Michelle Chen
Hard Times After Hard Time for the Formerly Incarcerated
Once the cell door slams shut, a life is severed. For the individual, a prison sentence imposes a "social death" in the form of isolation from family, social networks, and the economy. Less visible...
Read more
Amira Hass
Israel Is Now Punishing Palestinians Shamelessly
Behind a modest desk with a view of Beit Jala sits a nameless Shin Bet security service officer who is very pleased with himself. He has just saved the Jewish people in Israel from yet another grave...
Read more
Jim Hightower
Executive Excess
Look out, they're angry. Foaming-at-the-mouth angry. And they're lashing out, saying they won't take it anymore. As one of their leaders angrily cried, "It's a war." Indeed — they're on the move to...
Read more
Lydia Howell
Is Progressive Dissent Public Enemy #1?
Is free speech worth the constitutional paper it’s written on? After the September 26 FBI raids on peace activists’ homes in Minneapolis, Chicago and North Carolina, it appears to depend on who’s...
Read more
Mark Cohen
Really 'Making It Right' on the Gulf Coast
BP is everywhere in the media vowing "We will make it right." Pardon my skepticism, but BP has a long and dishonorable history of greenwashing, even prior to its Deepwater Horizon disaster. Remember...
Read more