All Views Articles for 2014-04-25

Friday, April 25, 2014
We have three weeks to save the internet. Go. (Image: Free Press.net / text added) Craig Aaron
Wake Up, Internet. Time to Save Yourself.
What if you had only three weeks before the Internet you know and love was about to disappear? Would you spend your time binging on listicles or the final season of Breaking Bad? Or would you do...
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Assistant Secretary of State for European Affairs Victoria Nuland, speaking to Ukrainian and other business leaders at the National Press Club in Washington on Dec. 13, 2013, at a meeting sponsored by Chevron. Nat Parry
Beneath the Ukraine Crisis: Shale Gas
The crisis gripping Ukraine has plunged transatlantic relations to their lowest point since the Cold War and threatens to send Ukraine into an armed conflict with potentially dire consequences for...
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(Credit: UCLA / public domain) Ruth Conniff
Scathing Report Finds School Privatization Hurt Poor Kids
Gordon Lafer, a political economist and University of Oregon professor who has advised Congress, state legislatures, and the New York City mayor's office, landed at the airport in Milwaukee,...
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Photo credit: Flickr / cc/ Historias Visuales) Adam Parsons
Putting the ‘Sharing’ Back in to the Sharing Economy
A vibrant debate is beginning to question the meaning of sharing in relation to the big questions of our time.
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(Credit: Flickr / cc / Emily Mills) Danny Schechter
That “Iron Law” Of Oligarchy Is Back To Haunt Us
The word Oligarchy has finally come home. For years, it was a term only used in connection with those big bad and sleazy Mafioso-type businessmen in Russia. Russia had Oligarchs; we didn’t. That...
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Indigenous demonstrators in Peru's Cajamarca province protesting drinking water contamination from the US-Peruvian Conga gold mine, whose operations have been stalled due to the local opposition. (Photo: Diego Cupolo) Benjamin Dangl
Neoliberalism, the Left, and the Politics of Pachamama
Natural Resource Extraction vs. Indigenous Rights and the Environment in Latin America
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