All Views Articles for 2015-02-18

Wednesday, February 18, 2015
Bernie Sanders
The Pro-Worker, Pro-Growth Experiment in Greece Is Under Threat
While the wealthiest 85 individuals on the planet own more wealth than the bottom half of the world’s population – and when the top 1% will soon own more wealth than the bottom 99% – the people of...
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Mark Weisbrot
Who’s Extorting Whom in Europe? It’s All About Coercion
The Economist ’s February 6 cover displayed the Venus de Milo statue pointing a revolver, with the headline “Go ahead, Angela, make my day.” In the editors’ upside-down world, Greece is threatening...
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Ralph Nader
What’s Happening to Canada? An Open Letter to Stephen Harper
The Right Honourable Stephen Harper, P.C., M.P. 80 Wellington Street Ottawa, ON K1A 0A2 Dear Prime Minister: Many Americans love Canada and the specific benefits that have come to our country from...
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Divestment Students Network
Next Phase for the Fossil Fuel Divestment Movement? Escalation
The question is simple but profound: Whose side are you on?
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Adam Federman
Gulf Coast Activists Band Together to Fight Climate Change and Extractive Industries
Frontline communities confront legacy of racism, poverty, and environmental destruction
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Gayle McLaughlin
In Richmond, We Would Not Let Democracy Be Bought
In November 2014, my city of Richmond, California, provided us with a beautiful and successful David vs. Goliath story in which ordinary people (the people of Richmond) triumphed over the Chevron...
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Hina Shamsi
Will White House Violent Extremism Summit Address Pressing Civil Rights Concerns?
Should the federal government task teachers, religious leaders, and mental health professionals with rating and reporting to law enforcement about the strength of a family's parent-child bond? A...
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Teresa Miller
Big Ag’s Fight for Twitter Credibility
Many consumers and food activists use social media platforms to stay informed and engage in important debates about the future of our food system. But increasing corporate influence in these spaces...
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Andrew Kimbrell
Despite Corporations Trying to Silence Our Voices, A New Wave of Democracy
President's Day is an appropriate time to reflect on the state of our U.S. democracy. And there is some very good news across the country about the spread of local democracy, but you have not heard...
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Ajamu Baraka
Obama’s Legacy: Permanent War and Liberal/Radical Accommodation?
The announcement by the Obama administration that it will seek congressional authorization to expand the war on ISIS in Syria and possibly send more heavy weapons to its client government in Ukraine...
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