Views for 2014-01-31

Friday, January 31, 2014
Michael Mann
Approving Keystone XL Could Be the Biggest Mistake of Obama's Presidency
I have made my position on the Keystone XL pipeline quite clear .
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Jeff Biggers
If We Don't Put People Before Profits, Spills Like West Virginia Are Our Future
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Laura Flanders
To Truly Address Inequality, Let's Build a People-Centered Economy
President Obama got one thing right in his State of the Union address. "It is [we] the citizens who make the state of our union strong."
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Bill Moyers, Michael Winship
Advice to Billionaire Perkins: Time to Shut Up!
There’s a rule of thumb in cyberspace etiquette known as Godwin’s Law, named after Mike Godwin, the Internet lawyer and activist who first came up with it. A variation of that law boils down to this...
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Glen Ford
American State of the Union: A Festival of Lies
“Believe it,” said the current Prevaricator-in-Chief, in the conclusion to his annual litany lies. President Obama’s specialty, honed to theatrical near-perfection over five disastrous years, is in...
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Ramzy Baroud
Ten Principles to Guide the Young Activist
In a recent radio interview with a National Public Radio affiliate in Juneau, Alaska, I was asked if I had advice for a 16-year-old Palestinian student, Haitham.
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Ira Chernus
Is Israel a "Jewish Nation"? Is the US an "American Nation"?
When Barack Obama referred to Israel as "a Jewish state" in his State of the Union speech, those three little words were meant to carry a very big message.
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John Nichols
An Austerity Storm Hammers Georgia
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