Views for 2012-11-04

Sunday, November 4, 2012
Jeremiah Goulka
The Dogs of War Are Barking
It’s the consensus among the pundits: foreign policy doesn’t matter in this presidential election. They point to the ways Republican candidate Mitt Romney has more or less parroted President Barack...
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Mary Bottari, Sara Jerving
Hurricane Sandy Endorses Obama
The fossil fuel industry has paid a hefty price for the privilege of framing the political discourse about America's energy future. Hundreds of millions have flowed into campaign coffers from energy...
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Dave Lindorff
Broken US System Needs Watching: International Election Observers Could Face Arrest
Tuesday’s national election in the US is shaping up to be a bruising affair, with both parties hiring armies of lawyers to fight over likely contentious battles over voter access to polling stations...
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Robert Reich
Romneyism
By now, in these last remaining days before the election of 2012, we have learned enough about the beliefs of the Republican presidential candidate to see them as a worldview all its own – a kind of...
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Frances Moore Lappé, Anna Lappé
GMOs at the Polls: 7 Things to Tell Your Friends Before Election Day
Farmers and eaters around the country and the world are watching the November 6 election with a very important question at the forefront of their minds: Will California’s Proposition 37 —requiring...
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Caroline Arnold
We Can't Afford the Silencing of the Voice of "We, the People"
We use the metaphor "herding cats" to describe a situation in which someone tries to govern the collective behavior of creatures who have only individual goals and agendas, and little interest in...
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