All Views Articles for 2015-10-26

Monday, October 26, 2015
Dan Wright
Facebook Accused of Secretly Lobbying To Pass CISA
Facebook Incorporated is once again facing criticism from internet freedom and privacy advocates, this time for deception on their lobbying activities related to the Cybersecurity Information Sharing...
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Bernie Horn
Did Arne Duncan Just Surrender on Standardized Testing?
Days ago, the U.S. Department of Education announced a dramatic policy shift on standardized testing of public school students. Education Secretary Arne Duncan, echoed by President Obama, admitted...
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Robert Reich
On Leaders and Demagogues
Among the current crop of candidates for president of the United States, who exhibits leadership and who doesn’t? Leadership isn’t just the ability to attract followers. Otherwise some of the worst...
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Laurie Penny
Women Can’t Have It All – Because the Game Is Rigged
Work-life balance is a myth. It’s time for women to stop blaming themselves and start demanding change.
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David Wallinga
World Health Organization Links Red Meat to Cancer - Time to Eat Less and Eat Better
Americans' love affair with meat - we already knew - has some supersized impacts on the environment, from its intensive use of water to the enormous carbon footprint, as well as our nutritional...
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Christine Brigid Malsbary
Standardized Tests are a Form of Racial Profiling
Several days before writing this blog post, I visited a 12 th grade class that I have been following since the beginning of their 11 th grade year. I am a researcher and I study how education policy...
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Josh Hoxie
Who Stands to Benefit the Most from Carl Icahn’s New Super-PAC? Carl Icahn.
Billionaire Carl Icahn launches a super-PAC with aims to cut taxes for corporations and increase his own influence in Washington.
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Naomi Klein, Avi Lewis
Trudeau Is Less Liberal Than You Think
Many environmentalists rejoiced when Stephen Harper’s government was thrown out of office in Canada. But Justin Trudeau is no savior.
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Kathy Kelly
Killing Blindly in the Endless War
"These are people who had been working hard for months, non-stop for the past week. They had not gone home, they had not seen their families, they had just been working in the hospital to help people...
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Kenisha Potter-Stevenson
Mississippi’s Women Are Some of the Poorest in the Country. But We’re Getting Organized.
When I think of it, I get chill bumps. I never thought I’d see the day when so many women — of all backgrounds, but mostly women of color — would come together to make Mississippi a better place for...
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Juan Cole
Bush Lapdog Blair Can’t Even Apologize Correctly for Destabilizing the Middle East
Former British PM Tony Blair reiterated on Sunday some of his previous half-hearted “apologies” for illegally launching a war of aggression on Iraq in 2003. Blair’s “apologies” always take the form...
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Nick Turse
Iraq, Afghanistan, and Other Special Ops "Successes"
America’s elite forces deploy to a record-shattering 147 countries in 2015
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Paul Buchheit
Higher Education: Capitalism At Its Most Despicable
Rating capitalist despicability is a daunting task with Big Pharma and High Finance in the running, but Higher Ed's betrayal of a century-old trust with young Americans vaults it toward the top of...
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