Views for 2012-04-01

Sunday, April 1, 2012
John Nichols
Wisconsin's Recall Elections Are Set for June 5
Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker will be the first chief executive of an American state to face a recall election because he attacked the rights of working people to have a voice in their workplaces...
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Ellen Brown
Canada’s 2012 Budget: Imposing Austerity on the World’s Most Resource-rich Country
Canada, called the world’s most resource-rich country, is now being subjected to austerity measures like those imposed on third world countries in earlier decades. It is all done in the name of...
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Theo Anderson
Promises Broken, Promises Kept
The path to the presidency is a long and hard grind, and a candidate makes a lot of promises along the way. Many are throwaway lines that have little chance of ever becoming policy. Everyone knows it...
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César Chelala
Why Japan and US Should Eliminate the Death Penalty
Japan’s decision to hang three prisoners after nearly two years without executions has be
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Dana Goldstein
In Defense of Peter Beinart
I write about Israel-Palestine issues only occasionally , because the onslaught of emails and comments calling me a self-hating Jew can be emotionally overwhelming. It’s also difficult to weather the...
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Immanuel Wallerstein
Elections in France and the United States: The Same and So Very Different
In 2012, two very important and highly contested presi
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Sam Parry
If the Supreme Court Goes Rogue
What happens to a Republic under a written Constitution if a majority of the Supreme Court, which is empowered to interpret that Constitution, goes rogue? What if the court’s majority simply ignores...
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