All Views Articles for 2013-10-18

Friday, October 18, 2013
Ralph Nader
The Democrats Can’t Defend the Country from the Retrograde GOP
The Congress, that polls show the American people would like to replace in its entirety, has “kicked the can down the road” again, putting off the government shutdown until January 15th and another...
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Maude Barlow
Canada-EU Deal Threatens Canada's Water
Prime Minister Harper has just signed the Canada-EU Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA), and Canadians who care about our freshwater heritage should be deeply concerned for three...
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Bill Moyers, Michael Winship
Yes, Virginia, There is a Santa Claus – Campaign Cash
If you want to see how grossly money can distort democracy, just go to the state of Virginia, where there are no limits on how big a check can be written for statewide office.
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Greg Kaufmann
The Immokalee Way
I was thrilled to see the Coalition of Immokalee Workers (CIW) honored at the Roosevelt Institute's Four Freedom Awards on Wednesday night.
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Stephen C. Webster
Canada Sends Armed Paramilitaries to Clear Fracking Protest
Canadian authorities on Thursday sent armed paramilitaries wearing camouflage and carrying high-powered rifles to clear out a group of anti-fracking protesters who’ve blockaded a gas exploration site...
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Michael German
No NSA Poster Child: The Real Story of 9/11 Hijacker Khalid al-Mihdhar
Sen. Feinstein's dangerous defense of 'bulk data collection'
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Raj Patel, Bob St. Peter
This Land is Our Land?
Imagine a country where ideologues bent on land reform turn agriculture into the plaything of the world’s richest investors, and poor local farmers are locked out of millions of acres prime...
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David Benjamin
The Strange Stalinization of the American Right
“The tea party’s theory of government and the fear and loathing that many adherents harbor toward minorities find a truer expression in the Confederate flag than in the Stars and Stripes …” — Harold...
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Robert Parry
The Abject Failure of Reaganomics
Even as the Republican Right licks its wounds after taking a public-opinion beating over its government shutdown and threatened credit default, the Tea Partiers keep promoting a false narrative on...
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Ira Chernus
Uncovering the Tea Party's Radical Roots
For decades, Democrats across the country have been holding Jefferson Day dinners, filling their coffers by honoring their party's founder. Suddenly, along comes the extreme right wing of the...
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