All Views Articles for 2016-01-05

Tuesday, January 5, 2016
Ciara Torres-Spelliscy
2016 Will Be a Test for Super PACs
What do Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump have in common? Pause for requisite awful hair joke . No really. From a campaign finance perspective, they have one distinctive thing in common: they have no...
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Bernie Sanders
'Greed Is Not Good'
Speaking a few subway stops away from the epicenter of the global financial crisis, U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders promised to remake the financial system to serve America’s working families in a speech in...
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David Hearst
Saudi-Iran Crisis Spells a Long Syrian War
The balance of power must be drawn between Iran and Saudi Arabia - or else 2016 is doomed to be even more violent than 2015
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Richard Falk
You Can’t Report Truthfully on Israel Without Facing Its Wrath
Makarim Wibisono has announced his resignation as UN special rapporteur on human rights in the occupied Palestinian territories, the position I held for six years until June 2014. The Indonesian...
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Kezia Dugdale
People My Age Have Had Their Aspirations Crushed by Austerity - It's Time to Change That
We know the devastating impact austerity has had on our most vulnerable, but what we don't talk about is how it has resulted in crushed aspirations for a whole generation. That generation are people...
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Tom Engelhardt
Why the Islamic State Is the Minor Leagues of Terror
The fate of our Earth and putting threats into perspective for 2016
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Roger Hickey
Why Sanders’ Economic Plan Is Best For The 99 Percent
The Democratic presidential campaign – unlike the Republican circus – has actually produced a debate in which each candidate’s economic agenda has gotten better and more populist. But as you can see...
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Zinn Education Project
Who Killed Sammy Younge Jr.? SNCC, Vietnam, and the Fight for Racial Justice
Statement by the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee on the Vietnam War, issued three days after the murder of military veteran Sammy Younge Jr. on January 3, 1966
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Russell Mokhiber
What’s Being Fined? Not Corporate Crime
One way to check on government action against corporate crime is to type into Google News the word “fined.” Who is getting fined for wrongdoing? Five years or so ago, if you did this, you would get a...
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Kevin Gosztola
What’s Wrong With Laughing & Labeling Oregon Militants "Terrorists"
Militants have taken over the headquarters for a a national wildlife refuge in Oregon. The militants took control of the federal building in the afternoon on January 2 and, thus far, United States...
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