Views for 2012-09-24

Monday, September 24, 2012
Camille Robert and Jeanne Reynolds
They Vilified Us. We Won. (Quebec Students Hail Their Movement’s Victories)
Many mocked us, many vilified us, many told us we would achieve nothing.
Read more
Paul Krugman
The Optimism Cure and Romney's Substance-Free Economic Plan
Mitt Romney is optimistic about optimism. In fact, it’s pretty much all he’s got. And that fact should make you very pessimistic about his chances of leading an economic recovery.
Read more
Sam Pizzigati
The 'Self-Made' Hallucination of America's Rich
Let's cut Mitt Romney some slack. Not every off-the-cuff comment he made at that now infamous, secretly taped $50,000-a-plate fundraiser in Boca Raton reveals an utterly shocking personal failing...
Read more
Tom Engelhardt
Forget Mitt Romney: The Real Show is Obama vs. the World
Since this is my version of an election piece, I plan to get the usual stuff out of the way fast.
Read more
Bill Quigley
Fifteen Issues this Election is NOT About
Neither candidate is interested in stopping the use of the death penalty for federal or state crimes. Neither candidate is interested in eliminating or reducing the 5,113 US nuclear warheads. Neither...
Read more
Phyllis Bennis
The Middle East in Turmoil Once Again: And It's Not All About Us
When are we going to learn that it's not all about us?
Read more
Brooke Jarvis
Time for Some Good Jobs Guarantees
Chicago teachers, whose strike concluded this week, brought their protests to some familiar places: marches through city streets, rallies in public parks and plazas.
Read more
Chris Hedges
How Do You Take Your Poison?
We will all swallow our cup of corporate poison. We can take it from nurse Romney, who will tell us not to whine and play the victim, or we can take it from nurse Obama, who will assure us that this...
Read more
Paul Buchheit
Now We Know Our ABCs. And Charter Schools Get an F.
The Chicago teacher strike is over, but the assault on our nation's children has just begun. As with all free market systems, the price is set high enough to ensure a profit for the companies doing...
Read more
Glenn Greenwald
Five Lessons from the De-listing of MEK as a Terrorist Group
The Mujahedin-e Khalq (MEK), or People's Mojahedin Organization of Iran , is an Iranian dissident group that has been formally designated for the last 15 years by the US State Department as a "...
Read more