Views for 2012-05-26

Saturday, May 26, 2012
Zoltán Glück, Manissa McCleave Maharawal
How Students Are Painting Montreal Red
On Wednesday night in Montreal, we shared a long dinner with student organizers, discussing everything from police tactics in Montreal and New York to the necessity of an anti-racist and anti-...
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Christopher Brauchli
Immigrants and Birth Certificates
Practical politics consists in ignoring facts. — Henry Brooks Adams, The Education of Henry Adams Two bits of bad news to dampen any cheer earlier reports might have warranted. It is accompanied by...
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Glenn Greenwald
American Rage Over Punishment of Pakistani Doctor Reveals Much
Americans of all types — Democrats and Republicans , even some Good Progressives — are just livid that a Pakistani tribal court (reportedly in consultation with Pakistani officials) has imposed a 33-...
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John Nichols
Answers Sought From Scott Walker Amid New Evidence of Lying to Congress
There is no longer any question that Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker’s sworn testimony before Congress has been contradicted by videotaped evidence of the controversial governor discussing with his...
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Gary Younge
Well, Why Shouldn't Poor White Voters Reject Democrats?
So white people who are struggling financially are going to vote Republican. And not by a narrow margin. Asked in a recent Washington Post poll which candidate would do more to advance their families...
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Renee Parsons
The Export of Weapons: Past, Present and Future
As long overdue negotiations on an Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) begin in early July under UN auspices , central to that discussion, by virtue of its international supremacy, will be the US export of arms...
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David Morris
How the Post Office Is Being Destroyed By a Phony Budget Crisis
As every 6 year old learns, there is real and there is make believe.
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Gar Alperovitz, Thomas Hanna
Beyond Corporate Capitalism: Not So Wild a Dream
It’s time to put the taboo subject of public ownership back on the progressive agenda. It is the only way to solve some of the most serious problems facing the nation. We contend that it is possible...
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William K. Black
Doh! Romney Messes Up, Tells the Truth About Austerity
Mitt Romney has periodic breakdowns when asked questions about the economy because he sometimes forgets the need to lie. He forgets that he is supposed to treat austerity as the epitome of economic...
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