All Views Articles for 2015-04-15

Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Stephen F. Cohen
Why We Must Return to the US-Russian Parity Principle
[Author's note: The text below is a somewhat expanded version of remarks I delivered at the annual US-Russia Forum in Washington, DC, held in the Hart Senate Office Building, on March 26.) When I...
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Angel Rivera
Why We Must Fight for 15 and a Union
My name is Angel Rivera. Like the Fight for 15 workers who are protesting across the country today, I know what it’s like to work hard, but be unable to get by because of poverty wages and an...
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Tom Engelhardt
Blowforward: Why Failure Doesn’t Daunt the National Security State
Years ago, Chalmers Johnson took a term of CIA tradecraft, “blowback,” and put it into our language . Originally, it was meant to describe CIA operations so secret that, when they blew back on this...
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Sarita Gupta
We All Pay for Low Wages (and We Should All Be Fighting to Raise Them)
A few weeks ago, people working at McDonald’s filed several complaints that detailed the dangerous accidents and severe burns they’ve suffered while on the job, citing company management’s policies...
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Kevin Gosztola
Hillary Clinton’s Announcement Paves Way for Progressives to Abandon Principles Very Early in 2016 Election
Hillary Clinton’s long-anticipated announcement that she will run for president in the 2016 election paves the way for progressives to abandon their principles and values much earlier than previous...
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Ramzy Baroud
Do Something, Anything: Naming and Shaming in Yarmouk
The population of Syria’s Palestinian Refugee Camp, Yarmouk - whose population once exceeded 250,000 , dwindling throughout the Syrian civil war to 18,000 - are a microcosm of the story of a whole...
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Richard Eskow
The 'Fight for $15' and the Return of the Vanishing Worker
On April 15, perhaps as you’re reading these words, working people in 200 American cities will rally for a $15 base wage and the right to form a union. Solidarity demonstrations are planned in more...
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Aquil Basheer
America’s Human-on-Human Violence Problem Stops Now
America has a problem with human-on-human violence, and the deaths of Charly Keunang, Tamir Rice, Eric Garner and Michael Brown – along with the recent shooting of two Ferguson, MO police officers –...
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Erika Eichelberger
How the Republicans are Trying to Make the Rich Even Richer
The GOP isn't even trying to conceal its efforts to help the rich pay less taxes while the poor pay more
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Nick Turse
The US Military's Battlefield of Tomorrow
2044 or Bust: Military missions reach record levels after US inks deal to remain in Africa for decades
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Kathy Kelly
The Storm Is Over
Lightning flashed across Kentucky skies a few nights ago. "I love storms," said my roommate, Gypsi, her eyes bright with excitement. Thunder boomed over the Kentucky hills and Atwood Hall, here in...
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