All Views Articles for 2014-08-11

Monday, August 11, 2014
Sustainable Economies Law Center
Setting the Record Straight on the Legality of Seed Libraries
After the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture cracked down on a seed bank in the Joseph T. Simpson Public Library in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania , hundreds of seed libraries in the U.S. are...
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Robert Parry
NYT Discovers Ukraine’s Neo-Nazis at War
Throughout the Ukraine crisis, the U.S. State Department and mainstream media have downplayed the role of neo-Nazis in the U.S.-backed Kiev regime, an inconvenient truth that is surfacing again as right-wing storm troopers fly neo-Nazi banners as they attack in the east
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Amy Kroin
File Under 'Much Needed': The FCC May Expand Its Political Ad Disclosure Rules
The Koch brothers will reportedly spend at least $250 million on the 2014 midterm elections — and that’s a conservative estimate. While the Kochs may have the fattest wallet in the game, they’re...
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Donna Smith
Our Health Care Dead Matter Less Than War Dead?
The photos are horrific of the dead and injured from the most recent escalation of warfare in Palestine. Seeing dead children who have their small bodies ripped apart by weapons of war forces me (and...
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Sue Sturgis
Debunking the Wild Claims Used to Justify Voter ID Laws
In a comprehensive study of voter fraud allegations nationwide from 2000 to 2014, number of incidents that involved someone pretending to be someone else at the polls -- the kind of fraud that voter...
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Laurie Smolenski
As Migrant Children Face Backlash, Communities Mobilize to Drown Out Hate
On a Saturday morning earlier this summer, I joined a group of immigrant rights activists under a canopy of tall trees in Lower Manhattan. We were preparing to form a human chain around a federal...
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Michael Maskin
No Safe Place: How Cities Are Making It Illegal to be Homeless
Tonight, thousands of homeless people in the United States will face the possibility of arrest because they do not have a safe place to sleep. Thousands more could be arraigned for sitting or...
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Jeanne Rizzo
Chemical Industry Manipulations Fail to Change Scientific Fact
The verdict is in... again! Formaldehyde is a known human carcinogen. This is not earthshaking news or even news, but apparently Congress felt it was worth a million of your tax dollars to confirm...
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Robert Borosage
August Distemper: Will Change Yet Come?
No surprise, Americans are in a foul temper. In an August NBC/Wall Street Journal poll , 71 percent considered the country on the wrong track. Nearly half thought the economy was still in recession...
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Winslow Myers
“Who Speaks for Earth?”
Few people remember them today, but there were significant global leadership initiatives in the 1980s against the proliferation of nuclear weapons. The dawn of the nuclear era had coincided with the...
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