All Views Articles for 2010-07-26

Monday, July 26, 2010
Robert Naiman
Defense News: War Supplemental Not Needed to Fund Troops
According to a plausible AP report last Thursday, heavy political pressure was expected on the House Democratic leadership this week to approve a war supplemental for Afghanistan that contains no...
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Russell Vandenbroucke
Hiroshima’s Consecrated Legends
Every August, as the anniversaries of Hiroshima and Nagasaki approach, comments resume about American decisions at the end of World War II. Despite the passage of 65 years, heated opinions are...
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Tom Engelhardt
The Opposites Game: All the Strangeness of Our American World in One Article
Have you ever thought about just how strange this country's version of normal truly is? Let me make my point with a single, hardly noticed Washington Post news story that's been on my mind for a...
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Ray McGovern
Afghan War Leaks Expose Costly, Deceitful March of Folly
The brutality and fecklessness of the U.S.-led war in Afghanistan have been laid bare in an indisputable way just days before the House of Representatives is scheduled to vote on whether to throw $33...
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Arturo S. Rodriguez
Take Our Jobs!
Undocumented farm workers have become scapegoats for our nation's economic woes.
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Jesse Jenkins and Devon Swezey
Time to Bury Cap and Trade and Plan Anew
Cap and trade is dead. Again. For real this time.
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Roberto Rodriguez
What State Officials Don’t Want Arizona School Children To Know
In Lak Ech, Panche Be & Hunab Ku: The Philosophical Foundation for Raza Studies
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Dennis Bernstein
BP Oil Spill Threatens Bayou Tribes
For unlucky residents of the Gulf States, the BP oil-spill disaster, coming up on 100 days, could take another turn for the worst if one of the storms churning up tropical waters in the Atlantic...
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Bill Quigley
Fourteen Examples of Systemic Racism in the US Criminal Justice System
The biggest crime in the U.S. criminal justice system is that it is a race-based institution where African-Americans are directly targeted and punished in a much more aggressive way than white people...
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Marjorie Cohn
John McCain on Iraq: 'We Already Won That One'
On July 15, I attended a reception in Washington DC to celebrate the 15th anniversary of the normalization of relations between the United States and Vietnam. Geoff Millard and I spoke to Sen. John...
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Glenn Greenwald
The WikiLeaks Afghanistan Leak
The most consequential news item of the week will obviously be -- or at least should be -- the massive new leak by WikiLeaks of 90,000 pages of classified material chronicling the truth about the war...
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Philippe Sands
Wikileaks: A New Journal of the Disasters in Afghanistan
The US military logs released by Wikileaks reveal widespread use of targeted killings. But is our aim true?
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