All Views Articles for 2014-10-10

Friday, October 10, 2014
Plans are underway for a "Weekend of Resistance" that organizers are calling Ferguson October to protest the police killing of teenager Michael Brown. (Photo: Jason Garber/flickr/cc) Evan Walker-Wells
Moral Monday Comes to Ferguson, Missouri
Plans are underway for a "Weekend of Resistance" that organizers are calling Ferguson October to protest the police killing of teenager Michael Brown, police violence, and other forms of injustice...
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Craig Aaron
President Obama ‘Expects’ Real Net Neutrality Protections—But Will Chairman Wheeler Deliver?
On Thursday, President Obama made a clear and unmistakable call for real Net Neutrality. Now it’s time for FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler to step up.
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Ruth Conniff
Supreme Court Blocks Voter ID in Wisconsin
The U.S. Supreme Court handed down a decision Thursday night blocking Wisconsin's voter I.D. law, reversing the decision of the seventh circuit court of appeals, and allowing the November election to...
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Geert Decock
For Europe, a Game of Fracking RISK?
Fracking is full of risks; It threatens water, air, the climate, public health, livelihoods and more. That much we know. But what if fracking were RISK? As in RISK, the board game, where the goal is...
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Fran Quigley
From Cradle to Grave, the US Protected Jean-Claude Duvalier
In February of 2013, I stood in a sweaty, overcrowded Port-au-Prince courtroom and watched as Jean-Claude Duvalier answered questions about hundreds of his political opponents being arrested,...
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Medea Benjamin
The Fourth Estate in Flames: On the US Media's Award-Winning War Propaganda
A war-weary American public that a year ago resoundingly rejected US military intervention in Syria to overthrow the Assad regime now is rallying behind the use of force to destroy the so-called...
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Ajamu Baraka
ISIS, Double Standards, and the Fight in Kobani
While ISIS moves to slaughter Kurds in Kobani, the current situation is part of the cynical farce that is the fight against ISIS.
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Peter Van Buren
I Read al-Qaeda’s Inspire Mag So You Don’t Get Arrested
Inspire is an English language online magazine published since 2010 by al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula. I just read the latest issue so you won’t get arrested doing so. Aimed primarily at...
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Robert Parry
The Sordid Contra-Cocaine Saga
The movie, “Kill the Messenger,” is forcing the mainstream U.S. media to confront one of its most shameful episodes, the suppression of a major national security scandal implicating Ronald Reagan’s...
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Sonali Kolhatkar
The Rise of the New, Liberal Islamophobia
The recent television kerfuffle involving “Real Time” host Bill Maher and guest Sam Harris over whether Muslims are bad people because their religion is, in the words of Harris, “the mother lode of...
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Jeff Bryant
Education ‘Reformers’ Have Lost Their PR War, So Now What?
Americans have become accustomed to seeing the figureheads of big-money interests distort reality to suit their needs and get a lot of well-meaning folks to agree with them in turn. Recall, if you...
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