All Views Articles for 2015-09-13

Sunday, September 13, 2015
Josh Fox, Lee Ziesche
What the Industry Doesn’t Want You to Know About Fracking
When we hear politicians and gas companies extoll the virtues of fracking , jobs created by drilling is usually high on their list of talking points. But the jobs created by fracking are not the kind...
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Chico Harlan
What it’s Like to Live on $2 a Day in the United States
In the United States, we often talk about poverty as a line: You are above it or below it; you escape it or can’t get out of it. Every year, the government defines that line with a number. Right now...
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Belén Fernández
Humans of the White House?
Obama’s empathetic Facebook comment about a father and son in Iran was lauded in the press. But would he have done the same for U.S. drone victims?
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Stephen Zunes
Bipartisan Attacks Against Anti-Occupation Divestment Campaigns
In April, the student senate at Earlham College, a Quaker liberal arts institution in Indiana, approved a resolution by consensus recommending the college endowment divest from three U.S. companies (...
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Jon Schwarz
New Labour Party Leader Jeremy Corbyn Faces Special Guilt-by-Association Standard
For the past month Jeremy Corbyn, the British MP and democratic socialist who just won the election to lead the UK’s Labour Party in a landslide , has been vociferously accused across the British...
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