All Views Articles for 2014-08-12

Tuesday, August 12, 2014
Jane Hamsher
Robin Williams is Gone, but Millions Will Still Suffer Until Things Change
Comedian Robin Williams was found early this morning of an apparent suicide. He was 63 years old. He struggled with addiction and depression for most of his life and recently checked into rehab as...
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We’re Human Fodder Caught in the Crossfire of Armed Groups and Armed Governments
“No to wars!”
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Sebastian Rosemont
Seeking Justice in Canada: Hitting Mining Companies Where They Live
Canadian mining companies have long evaded responsibility for abuses carried out by their subsidiaries in the developing world. That could be about to change.
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Sandy Tolan
Blown Chances in Gaza: Israel and the U.S. Miss Many Chances to Avoid War
Alongside the toll of death and broken lives, perhaps the saddest reality of the latest Gaza war, like the Gaza wars before it, is how easy it would have been to avoid. For the last eight years,...
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Raúl Carrillo
Why Banking at the Post Office Could Be a Better Option Than Payday Loans—and Wall Street
USPS used to offer financial services. Proponents say that bringing them back could buffer us from financial meltdowns and alleviate poverty. Here's why it just might work.
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Howard Friel
Israel Has No Right of Self-Defense to Invade or Bomb Gaza
Was 9/11 a criminal act or an act of war justifying the U.S. invasions of Afghanistan and Iraq? Similarly, are actions against Israel by militants in Gaza criminal acts or acts of war justifying the...
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Bob Fitrakis, Harvey Wasserman
George Will Confirms Nixon's Vietnam Treason
Richard Nixon was a traitor. The new release of extended versions of Nixon's papers now confirms this long-standing belief, usually dismissed as a "conspiracy theory" by Republican conservatives. Now...
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