Views for 2014-03-26

Wednesday, March 26, 2014
Katrina vanden Heuvel, Katrina vanden Heuvel and The Nation
Remembering Jonathan Schell: 1943-2014
Jonathan Schell, The Nation 's peace and disarmament correspondent for nearly two decades, was an extraordinary colleague, reporter, writer and thinker. It is difficult to imagine The Nation without...
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Jeff Bryant
How ‘Education Reform’ Perpetuates Racial Disparity
America was shocked, shocked, by new data from the U.S. Department of Education last week showing that a child’s education destiny in the nation’s public schools is strongly determined by race.
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Michelle Goldberg
Corporate Religious Freedom Means Freedom to Discriminate
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Richard Heinberg
Natural Gas Export Stupidity
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Andrés Cala
Why Europe Shies from Ukraine Showdown
The crisis over Ukraine and Crimea threatens to touch off a new version of the Cold War’s “mutual assured destruction” – or MAD – not from nuclear warfare but from the economic damage that the two...
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Robert Reich
The New Billionaire Political Bosses
Charles and David Koch should not be blamed for having more wealth than the bottom 40 percent of Americans put together. Nor should they be condemned for their petrochemical empire. As far as I know...
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Katherine Paul, Ronnie Cummins
New FDA Food Label Rules Ignore the GMO Elephant in the Room
On February 27, First Lady Michelle Obama launched a media blitz to tout the FDA's proposed new rules for nutrition labels on packaged foods. Both the FDA and Mrs.
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Vandana Shiva
Women Ecowarriors
Over the last four decades, I have served the Earth and grassroots ecological movements, beginning with the historic Chipko Movement (Hug the Tree Movement), in the Central Himalaya. Every movement...
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Jim Hightower
The Symbolism of One Adjunct Professor's Death
If one obscure college professor dies, does it make any difference? If you're Margaret Mary Vojtko, yes. Margaret Mary died last summer at age 83 — and her death has turned her name into an emotional...
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Leo Gerard
McCutcheon, et al: Directly Destroying Our Democracy
In the olden days, buying votes was a risky business. That’s not because the purchaser faced felony charges. No, the real peril was that the guy bribing voters wouldn’t get what he wanted.
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