Views for 2013-06-28

Friday, June 28, 2013
Sarah Posner
Understanding 'God's War' Against Abortion and Wendy Davis in Texas
Texas state senator Wendy Davis has electrified the pro-choice movement .
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Sage Gerson, Kaitlin Sopoci-Belknap
Constitutional Right to Vote Needed More Than Ever After Supreme Court Guts Voting Rights Act
It’s a shame when the very people appointed to safeguard justice are the same people who vote to destroy one of the most powerful equal-opportunity shields from injustice in American history.
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Peter Hart
Snowden Is Helping Terrorists (But Don't Quote Me on That)
It looks like we might be on to a new phase in the Edward Snowden saga : anonymous government officials going to compliant media outlets to complain that his revelations have made it easier for...
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Abby Scher
Banking on the Public
Hundreds of people seeking a roadmap for remaking the banking system gathered north of San Francisco in early June at Public Banking 2013: Funding the New Economy, a conference held at Dominican...
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Brendan Fischer
Pushback Against Privatization Across the Country
The decades-long effort to privatize public services and assets is hitting some bumps, with state and local governments reconsidering whether for-profit companies should be allowed to...
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Sharif Abdel Kouddous
Egyptians to Morsi: "We Don't Want You"
Egypt is bracing for June 30.
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Juan Cole
Top Ten Ways the Beltway Press Will Treat Gen. Cartwright Differently from Snowden
NBC reports that Gen.
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Robert C. Koehler
The Naked Empire
America, America . . . Certainly Edward Snowden’s crime is one of public relations. In this day and age, power ain’t just jackboots, tanks and missiles. What he did by outing the NSA and its...
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Mark Weisbrot
Why Ecuador Would Be Ideal Refuge for Edward Snowden
If Edward Snowden can make it to Ecuador , it will be a good choice for him and the world.
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