Views for 2012-02-25

Saturday, February 25, 2012
Sophia Kerby
Debunking Poverty Myths and Racial Stereotypes
Race baiting has been a focus of debates in various media outlets about programs aiding those whose income is at the pit of that debate. Below are some of the most startling facts that debunk some of...
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Gerald Caplan
Don’t Tell Us It’s Not a Class War
The entire world seems to be one huge advertisement for The Shock Doctrine . Naomi Klein showed in her revelatory book how the corporate-political-military-media complex exploits crises to further...
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Janette Sherman, Joseph J. Mangano
Fukushima – Worse Than Chernobyl
There is good news and bad news: The good news is that 11 months after the Fukushima meltdown, thousands of Japanese marched in the streets to protest the continuing operation of nuclear power plants...
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Brenden Beck
New York Should Make Milk, Not Prisons
Casimer Trybuskiewicz has been a dairy farmer his whole life, and his father before him was, too. He runs Casey Dairy Farm with his family in Attica, N.Y., a small town about 30 miles east of Buffalo...
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Logan Price
Bradley Manning's Quest for Justice
In a small military court room at Fort Meade, two weeks after he was nominated for a Nobel Peace prize , I watched Bradley Manning appear before a judge – for the second time in his 635-day stint of...
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Arun Elhance
Squeezing Iran on Nuclear Developments
As of this moment no one knows for sure if the Iranian leadership really intends to build a nuclear weapon. What we do know is that Israel and the US are leading a well-orchestrated fight against...
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Michelle Chen
Workers Hold Key to Reigniting Egypt’s Revolution
To commemorate the first anniversary of the overthrow of the dictatorship, activists in Egypt called for a general strike earlier this month. But compared to the massive uprising of 2011, the...
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Christopher Brauchli
E-mails and the Earth
it won’t be long now it won’t be long man is making deserts of the earth it won’t be long now before man will have it used up so that nothing but ants and centipedes and scorpions can find a living...
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