All Views Articles for 2015-02-23

Monday, February 23, 2015
Shefali Sharma
Big Meat Lobby to Attack New Dietary Guidelines
The North American Meat Institute , national beef and pork associations and other corporate lobbies of the powerful meat industry are seething at the historic new scientific report by the 2015...
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Robert Reich
Why We’re All Becoming Independent Contractors
GM is worth around $60 billion , and has over 200,000 employees. Its front-line workers earn from $19 to $28.50 an hour, with benefits. Uber is estimated to be worth some $40 billion , and has 850...
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Seth Freed Wessler
ACLU-Obtained Documents Reveal Breadth of Secretive Stingray Use
The ACLU has now released records today obtained from law enforcement agencies across Florida about their acquisition and use of sophisticated cell phone location tracking devices known as “...
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Tom Walker
No, Syriza Has Not Surrendered
Buying time is not the same thing as breaking promises
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Marta Daniels
Justice is a Black Woman: The Amazing Constance Baker Motley
You may not know her name, but you have been affected by the legal battles she won and the precedents she set that helped shape civil rights, women’s rights and human rights. A brilliant lawyer and...
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Pepe Escobar
Year of the Sheep, Century of the Dragon? China and a Brave New World Order
BEIJING -- Seen from the Chinese capital as the Year of the Sheep starts, the malaise affecting the West seems like a mirage in a galaxy far, far away. On the other hand, the China that surrounds you...
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Adam Johnson
US Backing for 'Moderate' Syrian Rebels: Long Reported, Continually Forgotten
That the US is arming and training Syrian rebels has been well-documented for over two years , yet Western media have historically suffered from a strange collective amnesia when reporting this fact...
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Meghan Byrd
The 'Corinthian 15' Take A Stand By Not Paying Their Student Loans
Many students graduating from universities face a mountain of student loans so large, escaping its shadow seems almost impossible. But a group of former students today is taking matters into their...
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Paul Buchheit
The Corporate Debt to Society: $10,000 Per Household, Per Year
The Corporate Debt to Society: $10,000 Per Household, Per Year That estimate is based on facts, not the conservative-style emotion that might deny the responsibility for any debt to the American...
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Haidee Swanby, Mariann Bassey Orovwuje
Manipulate and Mislead: How GMOs Are Infiltrating Africa
The most persistent myth about genetically modified organisms (GMOs) is that they are necessary to feed a growing global population. Highly effective marketing campaigns have drilled it into our...
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Amy Davidson
Why 'Citizenfour' Deserved Its Oscar
“Thank you to Edward Snowden for his courage,” Laura Poitras, the director of “Citizenfour,” said as she accepted the Oscar for best documentary. Neil Patrick Harris, the award show’s host, noted...
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