Views for 2010-11-21

Sunday, November 21, 2010
Chalmers Johnson
The Lessons of Blowback
From our archives... Common Dreams originally published this Chalmers Johnson article on September 30, 2001, just 3 weeks after the 9/11 attacks. Chalmers died last night at age 79. His voice will be...
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Michelle Chen
Arizona's S.B. 1070: Shutting Out Migrants at the Expense of Our Humanity?
To immigrant rights activists, "S.B. 1070" is shorthand for racial profiling and anti-immigrant backlash. For others, the controversial Arizona law, which essentially compels police to arrest anyone...
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Carl Conetta
Security Policy Leaders OK Pentagon Cuts
The following is excerpted from a letter on military spending sent by 46 national security experts to the National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform, 18 November 2010.
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Paul Krugman
FDR, Reagan, and Obama
Some readers may recall that back during the Democratic primary Barack Obama shocked many progressives by praising Ronald Reagan as someone who brought America a "sense of dynamism and...
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John Nichols
Patriotic Millionaires Explain That Tax Cuts for the Rich Don't Grow the Economy
Congressional Democrats have announced that they will organize votes during the lame-duck session on extending tax cuts for the 98 percent of American taxpayers who are not rich. Congressional...
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