Views for 2014-03-05

Wednesday, March 5, 2014
Jim Hightower
Can Wall Street Buy Redemption?
Goldman Sachs churns out enormous profits from its high-rolling, casino investment schemes, while also churning out fat paychecks for its top executives. They literally sack up the gold, even as...
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Adam Kingsmith
In Defense of Hypocrisy
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Renee Parsons
A Chronology of the Ukrainian Coup
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Ali Abunimah
At AIPAC, Netanyahu Launches “Desperate” Attack on BDS Movement
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Robert Borosage
Obama’s 2015 Budget: Waging Populist Fights in Strategic Retreat
President Obama’s 2015 Budget sets up many of the right fights with the right opponents. Republicans who dismiss it out of hand – “most irresponsible budget yet” fumed House Speaker John Boehner –...
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The Nation editorial
Time for Realism and Common Sense on Ukraine
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Peter Hart
The Good Kind of Protesters–and the Bad Kind
It's fair to say that the complex anti-government protest movements in both Venezuela and Ukraine were boiled down by US corporate media to send a clear message to their domestic audience: These are...
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Robert Parry
America’s Staggering Hypocrisy in Ukraine
Since World War II – and extending well into the Twenty-first Century – the United States has invaded or otherwise intervened in so many countries that it would be challenging to compile a complete...
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Seumas Milne
The Clash in Crimea is the Fruit of Western Expansion
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