All Views Articles for 2015-12-22

Tuesday, December 22, 2015
Bill Moyers
The Plutocrats Are Winning. Don’t Let Them!
The vast inequality they are creating is a death sentence for government by consent of the people. This is the fight of our lives and how it ends is up to us.
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Alyssa Peterson, Eliza Schultz
This Holiday Season, Workers in Poultry Plants Need a Union
While some Americans will pay upwards of $12 a pound for a heritage breed bird this Christmas, Minnesota workers who toil year-round in poultry plants are struggling to survive. Minnesota, ranked as...
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Duncan Cameron
Socialism: The Most-Searched Term in 2015
Bernie Sanders describes himself as a democratic socialist, astounding for a candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination. Whatever the reasons, the socialist is highly popular with Democrats...
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Tom Gallagher
On Medicare-for-All, Clinton Reminds Us That She's Part of the Problem
If the Hillary Clinton campaign had its way, supporters of Bernie Sanders – whose backing she will obviously want in November should she win the Democratic nomination – would feel that, while Clinton...
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Adolph Reed Jr.
Sanders Challenges Neoliberal Stranglehold with Call for Free Higher Education
This campaign, and the broader movement it is helping to galvanize, has the potential to shift the terms of political debate from privileging Wall Street’s interests to concentrating the demands of working and middle-class people
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Polly Jones
5 Lessons Trade Unions Can Teach the WTO
Trade talks at the World Trade Organisation (WTO) closed in Nairobi on Saturday and the biggest news is what they did not manage to agree. After 14 years of stalled talks, rich countries continued to...
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Peter Van Buren
This Year’s Hottest Toy: Iraq-Syria LEGO Playset
The set retails for $3 trillion. Weapons of mass destruction not included.
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Robert Reich
Martin Shkreli: Of Rotten Apples and Rotten Systems
Martin Shkreli, the former hedge-fund manager turned pharmaceutical CEO who was arrested last week, has been described as a sociopath and worse. In reality, he’s a brasher and larger version of what...
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