All Articles on Jimmy Carter

Big Changes Are Coming to Iowa's 2020 Caucuses
Why the process could look very different next year in the key early-voting state
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This timeline illustrates how some of the most outward-looking presidents, men who insisted that the prosperity of the nation was inseparable from the prosperity of the world, also presided over the erection of a deadly run of border barriers, be they called fences or walls, that would come to separate the United States from Mexico.(Photo: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images) Views
How Not to Build a “Great, Great Wall”
A timeline of border fortification
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Tax cuts for the rich did what they have always done over the past 100 years: they initiated a bubble economy that would let the very wealthy skim the cream off the top just before the ceiling crashed in on working people. (Photo:  Yuri Keegstra/flickr/cc) Views
The GOP’s Most Successful Scam Is About to Reboot Itself
Republicans pour on the tax cuts and spending increases, year after year, whenever they have the power to do so, to intentionally inflate the national debt
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President Jimmy Carter and Chinese Vice Premier Deng Xiaoping meet outside of the Oval Office on Jan. 30, 1979. (Photo: AP) Views
How to Repair the U.S.-China Relationship—and Prevent a Modern Cold War
While today’s leaders face a different world, the cause of peace remains just as important
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Blum documented the violent and anti-democratic record of the US empire; he was a reference that FAIR frequently turned to when noting what was missing from the corporate media’s version of history.(Photo: William Blum) Views
William Blum, US Policy Critic Derided by NYT, Dies at 85
You know you’ve lived well—well enough to rattle the establishment—when the New York Times smears you in the obituary it runs about you
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As such, should the nation lose its president and vice-president to impeachment, we’d have President Pelosi. (Photo: Charlie Neibergall / AP) Views
With an Impeachable Trump and Pence, Are You Ready for President Pelosi?
It seems like a remote possibility now, but the twists and turns of a major federal investigation could land us with a very different kind of president
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The challenges that face us are immense. Now, more than ever, we need hellraisers like Mother Jones and Noam Chomsky to fight like hell for the living. (Photo: Wikimedia Commons) Views
How Would Mother Jones Eulogize George H.W. Bush?
Mother Jones would have us pray for George H.W. Bush, who died at age 94, but also for his victims, many of whom, children included, were buried without pomp, or were simply disappeared
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Richer Rich People and Terrified Brown People: Bush Was Basically Trump With Better Manners
Before: Meet and greet fun. Screen shot. On front, the telling company he kept: George H.W. Bush with his Secretary of Defense Dick Cheney in 1990. Photo by Doug Mills/AP As expected, the funeral for George H.W. Bush offered abundant political theater, much of it pretty entertaining at a time when...
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Trump’s Trade Czar, The Latest Architect of Imperial Disaster
Five Academics Who Unleashed the “Demon” of Geopolitical Power
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U.S President George H.W. Bush and staff brief the press in the Rose Garden at the White House about the visit of Cheney and Powell who had just returned from the Middle East prior to commencement of Desert Storm, the 1991 ground war with Iraq, February 11, 1991 in Washington, DC. News
'May His Many Victims Across the Globe Rest in Peace': George H.W. Bush Dead at 94
Social media users point out aspects of the 41st president's legacy that aren't making it into corporate media coverage
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