All Views Articles for 2008-11-01

Saturday, November 1, 2008
Eve Ensler
The Beginning of Hope or the End of It
I spent the last month in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), much of my time in Goma. There, I was privileged to be part of the first public testimonies where women survivors of rape and sexual...
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Stanley Kutler
Closing Guantanamo
The U.S. government's failure to close the Guantanamo Bay detention center for alleged terrorists continues to haunt and color our standing in the world. Barack Obama and John McCain both endorsed...
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Derrick Z. Jackson
Curse of the Falling Gas Prices
There is no recession. So what if Americans have dying 401(k)s, are getting foreclosed on their homes, or are telling their children they cannot have their first choice for college. Never mind that...
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Katherine Coon
The Food Crisis and Gender
Statistics on the most recent global food crisis are well known. In the three years leading up to June 2008, food prices rose 83%. Although declining since, they are still 60% higher than in 2006...
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Bill Moyers and Michael Winship
The Sounds of Voting -- and Check Writing
Our Manhattan offices are in a building that also houses the New York City Board of Elections. So this is the season when we hear above our heads the sounds of heavy objects rolling across the floor...
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David Michael Green
Thirty Years Too Late: The Implosion of John McCain and the Demise of the Regressive Right
There are lots of good explanations for why John McCain is rapidly swirling down the toilet bowl into the sewer of political ignominy, but my all-time favorite was just published in the New York...
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Richard Eskow
100 Million Suspects
In the end, the decision couldn't be clearer. This is more than just a choice between parties, or ideologies, or policy positions. It's a choice between philosophies and worldviews. It's a choice...
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John Nichols
The Grand Immoderation of Studs Terkel
When Studs Terkel was in the seventh grade, his teacher, Miss Henrietta Boone, asked the smart young whippersnapper who he was supporting in the presidential election of 1924. "Are you for Calvin...
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