Views for 2013-10-31

Thursday, October 31, 2013
Stephen Zunes
Congress vs. Obama on Iran
Hardliners in Tehran are not happy with the recent rapprochement between the United States and Iran and the related progress in negotiations to address Western concerns about the Iranian nuclear...
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Maira Sutton
Congress Must Not Fast Track TPP to Ratification
US lawmakers may soon introduce legislation to give the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) a “fast-track” through Congress. Senate Finance committee leaders Sen. Max Baucus and Sen.
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Ana Marie Cox
Dick Cheney, One-Man Zombie Apocalypse
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Robert C. Koehler
Slicing the Baby in Two
“To all of our atheist friends: Thank God you’re wrong.”
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Jonathan Cook
Whatever Happened to the Mideast Peace Talks?
Whatever happened to the Israeli-Palestinian peace process? You could be forgiven for thinking everyone packed up shop a while ago and forgot to inform you. There’s been barely a peep about it since...
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Rev. John Dear
Drone Protesters Acquitted in New York Court
A few weeks ago, sixteen year old Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani girl who was shot by the Taliban but survived and spoke out globally for peace, met with President Obama and told him to stop the...
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Carne Ross
Citizens of the World, Unite! You Have Nothing to Lose But Your Data
Congress is to review the NSA surveillance program.
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Glenn Greenwald
On Leaving The Guardian and the Future Ahead
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John Buell
Double or Nothing: The US is Making Escalating Bets
If life in the first two decades of the twenty first century were a game of poker, continuous double or nothing bets against the house by a wealthy participant would be routine. Life, however, is not...
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Sonali Kolhatkar
Something to Be Scared of: Retailers Market ‘Sexy’ Halloween Costumes to Little Girls
There was a time when Halloween costumes were supposed to resemble the character you were actually attempting to imitate. But these days, if you’re a woman, you’re expected to don a lacy, cleavage-...
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Amy Goodman
The Rising Resistance to Obama’s Drone Wars
“I wasn’t scared of drones before, but now when they fly overhead I wonder, ‘Will I be next?’” That is the question asked by 8-year-old Nabila Rehman, from northwest Pakistan. She was injured in a...
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Emily Foster
Save Social Security
On Wednesday, a panel discussion and press conference were held to examine Social Security’s role in the retirement income crisis. Representatives from groups such as AARP, the Economic Policy...
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Ronnie Cummins
Millions Against Monsanto: Five Lessons from the Battle Against GMOs
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