Views for 2012-06-23

Saturday, June 23, 2012
Dean Baker
Serious People Do Not Use Wealth of People Under Age 35 as a Measure of Their Well-Being
There is a well-funded effort in this country to try to distract the public's attention from the massive upward redistribution of income over the last three decades by trying to claim that the issue...
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Gwynne Dyer
Egypt: End Game
“If we find that SCAF (the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces) stands firm against us as we try to fulfill the fulfill the demands of the revolution,” said Fatema AbouZeid of the Muslim Brotherhood...
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Ruth Rosen
The Gender Gap and the American Presidential Election
Who will capture American women’s hearts and help President Obama or Governor Romney win the Presidency next November? This is the question that the two major parties and their political analysts try...
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Bianca Jagger
The Belo Monte Dam: An Environmental Crime
Rio +20 I am at Rio +20, the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development. From today, June 20th to June 22nd 2012 government officials, policymakers, NGO's, academics, and members of...
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David Sirota
The Potential Upside of Captivity
With states looking to raise taxes on oil and gas production and better regulate the most controversial drilling practices, we can expect industry to soon trot out its tried and true argument against...
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Ted Rall
Will Obama Have a Legacy?
In "The Book of Obama" I argue that Obama is America's Mikhael Gorbachev. Like Gorby, The One (Oprah's phrase) is the most progressive, decent and intelligent leader his system is willing and able to...
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