Views for 2011-04-17

Sunday, April 17, 2011
Allison Kilkenny
GOP Spreads Corporate Tax Disinformation, America Fights Back
US Uncut launched another nationwide day of protest this week involving around forty participating chapters. The activism strategies again ranged from traditional protest to more creative forms of...
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Jon Walker
Our Left-Wing Country and Our Center-Right Government
Fifty-seven percent of Americans think wealth and money should be more evenly distributed and don’t think the current situation, with a hyper-concentration of money in the hands of a few, is fair,...
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John Nichols
Palin's Madison Rally is Overwhelmed by Protest Crowd
Tom Paine wrote at the toughest moment of the American revolutionary struggle: "These are the times that try men's souls. The summer soldier and the sunshine patriot will, in this crisis, shrink from...
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Robert Parry
How I View the American Crisis
Some readers tell me that I devote too much time to the historical context of the American political/media crisis. They say I should focus more on its current manifestations, especially when there...
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Joel Hirschhorn
Growing Inflation of Absurd Discourse
How do the powerful keep the US population dumb and distracted? A key tactic has been using methodologies that produce totally misleading underestimates of key economic factors. First we learned that...
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Donna Smith
I'll Show You My Taxes, If You Show Me Yours
I’m long past being interested in having most experts on American values and policy tell me what I should do and what I should think. Many who claim expertise do so with little or no vetting in terms...
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Gary Houser
The Climate Youth Will Lead
"At stake is the survival of our civilization and the habitability of the Earth... The climate crisis offers us the chance to experience what very few generations in history have had the privilege of...
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