All Views Articles for 2015-02-08

Sunday, February 8, 2015
Eric Margolis
Were the Saudi's Behind 9/11?
Claims that Saudi Arabia was behind the 9/11 attacks on America have been circulating since 2001. The Saudis have denied all such claims even though 15 of the 19 aircraft hijackers were Saudi...
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Omar Farah
Sen. Cotton May Think Guantanamo and Hell Are Different. My Client Does Not.
"As far I'm concerned, every last one of them can rot in hell. But as long as they don't do that, they can rot in Guantanamo Bay," concluded Senator Tom Cotton in a combative line of questioning...
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Richard Heinberg
After the Peak
Nearly 17 years ago the modern peak oil movement began with the publication of “ The End of Cheap Oil ” by petroleum geologists Colin Campbell and Jean Laherrère in the March, 1998 issue of...
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Hugo Marin, Joyce Meghan
Why Cuba, and Why Now? One Missing Perspective on the Story
The so-called "thaw" between the United States and Cuba has been celebrated by many on the political Left and Right in the United States, while disdained by those on the far Right. What has been...
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Ai-jen Poo
The Age of Dignity: Preparing for the Elder Boom in a Changing America
The following is an excerpt from Ai-jen Poo’s new book , The Age of Dignity: Preparing for the Elder Boom in a Changing America My father’s father, Liang Shao Pu, lived to the age of 93. A lifelong...
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Robert Parry
When Silencing Dissent Isn’t News
The criminal case against ex-CIA analyst Ray McGovern for “resisting arrest” when he was denied entry to a public speech by retired Gen. David Petraeus appears to be nearly over, but the image of police brutally shielding the mighty from a citizen’s question remains troubling.
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