Views for 2011-11-11

Friday, November 11, 2011
Ali Gharib
WaPo Ombud In Alleged E-Mail: If Jen Rubin Retweeted Post About Killing Israelis, ‘It’s Quite Possible’ She’d Be Fired
When Rachel Abrams , a board member at a right-wing pro-Israel group and wife of top Bush administration Mideast hand Elliott Abrams , called for Palestinian militants and their children to be made...
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Jennifer Browdy de Hernandez
Building on the Keystone Victory – from Endless Growth to Steady States
In his Op-Ed in today’s NY Times , Michael Levi, senior fellow for energy and the environment at the Council on Foreign Relations, argues that the Administration only agreed to put off the...
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Matt Taibbi
How I Stopped Worrying and Learned to Love the OWS Protests
I have a confession to make. At first, I misunderstood Occupy Wall Street.
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Glenn Hurowitz
Obama Tar Sands Delay May Put Decision in Romney's Hands
The Obama administration has decided to delay a decision on the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline until after the 2012 election. This is an extraordinary achievement for the thousands of grassroots...
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David Sirota
Why Income Inequality Suddenly Matters
A few weeks ago, as the Occupy Wall Street protests were first spreading, something amazing happened: For 10 whole seconds, the local reporter on my TV screen actually talked about the realities of...
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Ted Rall
Herman Cain and the Criminalization of Poverty
Pizza baron Herman Cain leads in the polls. Yet nobody believes he can win the Republican nomination. The fact that the #1 candidate doesn't stand a chance is an improbable truism emblematic of our...
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Firmin DeBrabander
The Wrath of Ayn Rand
Many have commented on the remarkable callousness fashioned by this Republican presidential field.
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Ira Chernus
Israel’s Defense Chief OK’s Hundreds of Israeli Deaths
“If we take out the Iranian nuke facilities, sure, they’ll strike back at us,” Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta said yesterday. “But if every American stays in their home when the Iranian rockets...
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Harvey Wasserman
An 11/11 Masterpiece Cries Out for Peace
As the numerologists note our arrival at 11/11/11, our attention is better focused on this day as the anniversary of the end of the useless, worthless, horrifying war that turned so much of 20th...
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Tina Gerhardt
America’s Pacific Century?: APEC Summit in Hawaii Seeks to Implement Free Trade Agreement of the Asia Pacific Region
HONOLULU, Hawai’i -- As international attention focuses on the economic situation of the EU - the rollercoaster political-economic ride of events unfolding in Greece and Italy and the G20 summit in...
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Madeleine Mysko
Best Medicine for Veterans: Prevention
Veterans Day, and once again I'm shouting in my head: You people want to honor veterans? How about we dump the patriotic tinsel and give them something they can use — like all the effort it's going...
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