All Views Articles for 2008-12-24

Wednesday, December 24, 2008
Walden Bello
The Coming Capitalist Consensus
Not surprisingly, the swift unraveling of the global economy combined with the ascent to the U.S. presidency of an African-American liberal has left millions anticipating that the world is on the...
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Aziz Huq
Dismantling the Imperial Presidency
President-elect Obama's first appointments to the Justice, State and Defense Departments mark no radical change. Rather, they return to a centrist consensus familiar from the Clinton years. But...
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Sadhbh Walshe
Christmas on the Margins
The idea of chief executives being bailed-out while more than 30 million Americans are living on food stamps is unappetising
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Robert C. Koehler
Dark Prayer
The water churned and pushed against the ice with a dark seriousness that reminded me of prayer. Subzero Chicago night at the edge of the year, the edge of change, the edge of what's bearable. I...
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Bill Quigley
Five Bailout Lessons From Katrina
The U.S. has committed nearly three trillion dollars to the financial bailout so far. The Federal Reserve has made more than $2 trillion in emergency loans and another $700 million has been pledged...
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Bob Fitrakis, Harvey Wasserman
Why Al Franken Should NOT Be Riding Private Planes
The tragic and suspicious death of Karl Rove's election thief in chief should send a clear message to Al Franken and other key liberals: don't be riding in any small private planes. Death by air...
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