Views for 2013-10-22

Tuesday, October 22, 2013
Trevor Timm
When Will the Government Officially Correct the False Claims It Made to the Supreme Court About NSA Surveillance?
We’ve documented https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2013/08/guide-deceptions-word-games-obfusc...
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Robert Parry
Dick Cheney’s Heartless Hypocrisy
Former Vice President Dick Cheney, out promoting his new book Heart about how his life was saved by very expensive heart-transplant surgery, is simultaneously praising the Tea Party, which is hard at...
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Jeff Bryant
The Empty Harvest From Michelle Rhee
T.S. Eliot had it wrong. October is the cruelest month. Far crueler than Spring’s “lilacs out of a dead land” Eliot wrote about in “The Waste Land” is a harvest season of failed crops. All that work...
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Tom Engelhardt
Why Washington Just Can’t Stop Making War
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Dave Johnson
Don’t Even Talk About Cuts
No more cuts – the public is fed up. Democrats won the shutdown fight. Republicans lost and the public-at-large hates them and their ideas. There is no reason for Democrats to play on their playing...
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Neve Gordon
High Court Rules: It Is Impossible To Be Israeli
For years when I travelled abroad, people would often inquire about my name and nationality. I, of course, would answer without hesitation: “I am Israeli”.
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Arielle Klagsbrun, David Osborn, Maryam Adrangi, Kirby Spangler
The Climate Movement’s Pipeline Preoccupation
Architecturally, a keystone is the wedge-shaped piece at the crown of an arch that locks the other pieces in place. Without the keystone, the building blocks of an archway will tumble and fall, with...
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Bill Bigelow
Grenada: Remembering ‘A Lovely Little War’
Anti-bullying curricula are the rage these days. But as teachers endeavor to build a culture of civility among young people in school, the official history curriculum they are provided often...
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Michelle Chen
Educators Wary of Tech Fixes for College Affordability Crisis
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Shamus Cooke
The Coming Grand Bargain: 'We're All Neoliberals Now'
After the U.S. government shutdown you'd expect Republicans and Democrats to remain at each others’ throats, so different was their vision for the country, or so it appeared.
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Robert Scheer
What Fine? Why JP Morgan Is Laughing All the Way to the Bank
“I am not a crook,” Jamie Dimon might as well have been insisting in his five telephone calls these past two weeks with U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder, asking that a criminal investigation of...
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