Views for 2014-01-10

Friday, January 10, 2014
Elayne Weiss
Anti-Choice Lawmakers Want To Party Rock Like It's 2011
It's a new year, and by now you've probably made your resolutions to be a new you. We wish the same were true for some anti-choice members of Congress. They've decided they rather enjoyed living in...
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Rainey Reitman
Coming Soon: The Day We Fight Back Against NSA Surveillance
In January 2006, EFF filed our first lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of NSA mass surveillance.
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Dave Johnson
New Fast-Track Bill Means Higher Trade Deficits and Lost Jobs
Senator Max Baucus (D-Mont.) and Representative Dave Camp (R-Mich.) have officially introduced fast-track trade authority legislation in Congress. Fast track is a process that bypasses Congress’...
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Robert McCaw
How Would Dr. King React to NSA Spying on Americans?
How would Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., have reacted to recent revelations that the U.S. government is collecting and storing nearly every citizen's phone records and gathering their electronic data?
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Sonali Kolhatkar
After 20 Years, NAFTA Leaves Mexico’s Economy in Ruins
Twenty years ago, on Jan. 1, 1994, a trade deal championed by Democratic President Bill Clinton went into effect. The North American Free Trade Agreement was meant to integrate the economies of the...
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Laurie Penny
To Save a Generation from Despair, It’s Not Enough to Hassle Them into Low-Paying Jobs
It is difficult to quantify despair. You’ll know what I mean if you’ve ever filled in one of those strange little forms that require you, with helpful tick-boxes, to rank your mood from sunny to...
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Tom Engelhardt
The Pyromaniacs Arrive With Blowtorches on Planet Earth
So here we are in a record-breaking “polar vortex” with Florida’s Everglades going on a
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Jesse Hagopian
One Year Since Our Test Boycott, Fight Against Corporate Education Reform Just Beginning
One year ago today, my colleagues and I at Seattle’s Garfield High School set off on a bold journey: we called a press to announce our unanimous vote to refuse to administer the Measures of Academic...
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Marcy Wheeler
Obama Approves Releasing Classified Information to Attack Snowden for Leaking Classified Information
Kudos to Shane Harris who , unlike a number of other reporters, brought the appropriate skepticism to Mike Rogers and Dutch Ruppersberger’s attempt to fearmonger Edward Snowden’s leaks.
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