All Views Articles for 2016-03-08

Tuesday, March 8, 2016
Glenn Greenwald
Nobody Knows the Identity of the 150 People Killed by U.S. in Somalia, but Most Are Certain They Deserved It
The U.S. used drones and manned aircraft yesterday to drop bombs and missiles on Somalia, ending the lives of at least 150 people . As it virtually always does, the Obama administration instantly...
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Medea Benjamin, Rebecca Green
Hillary Clinton’s State Department Armed Saudi Arabia to the Teeth
While Saudi Arabia and Boeing poured cash into the Clinton Foundation, Hillary Clinton's State Department approved enormous sales of Boeing fighter jets to the kingdom.
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Georgie Johnson
Why Climate Change is a Gender Equality Issue
A 2014 EU study found that women are consistently more concerned about climate change than men, and are more willing to make sacrifices to reduce emissions. Women are even statistically more likely...
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Kevin Gosztola
Obama Administration To Justify Drone Strikes With Casualty Counts
President Barack Obama’s administration bombed what the Pentagon claimed was an al Shabab training camp and killed 150 people. The death toll from the air and drone strikes was higher than any...
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Jen Maman
International Women's Day: The Stories I Will Tell My Daughter
As women we hear and tell many stories. We carry these stories with us – ones that happened to us, to our mothers, sisters, friends. My mother-in-law told me a story. She grew up in a small village...
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Stephanie Land
Who Are the ‘Legitimate’ Poor?
Recently, I disobeyed a cardinal rule of the Internet and decided to read comments on an article I once published in the Missoula Independent . I had begun writing about raising my daughters on very...
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Michael Klare
Energy Wars of Attrition and the Irony of Oil Abundance
Three and a half years ago, the International Energy Agency (IEA) triggered headlines around the world by predicting that the United States would overtake Saudi Arabia to become the world’s leading...
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Cassady Sharp
What the Koch Brothers Have to Do With the Flint Water Crisis
The water crisis in Flint is the tragic result of the wrong people in power.
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Scott Klinger
7 Things You Didn’t Know About The Ultra Rich
New data provides a glimpse into the lives of the richest of rich—how the 400 highest earners make their money and pay their taxes.
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Dave Johnson
Auto Bailout Controversy: ‘Gotcha’ Politics vs. Building Trust
In Sunday’s Democratic presidential debate, just two days before Michigan’s primary takes place, Hillary Clinton dropped a ‘gotcha’ bomb on Bernie Sanders, saying Sanders “was against the auto...
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Jagoda Munic
On International Women's Day and Everyday... We Are All Berta Cáceres!
Today, on International Women’s Day, we raise our voices in indignation at the brutal murder of our sister Berta Cáceres – indigenous Lenca leader, community organiser, grassroots feminist and...
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Aisha Dodwell
A Bad Day for Monsanto and a Good Day for Public Health in Europe
Monsanto needs to be stopped, the health of the world literally depends on it.
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Donna Smith
Once People Feel the Bern... The Fire Will Not Go Out
Exactly how will the wealthy and powerful who are the political establishment in this country put out the fire that this campaign has ignited?
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George Farah
The Parties Are Ruining the Primary Debates
During this election, the Republican and Democratic parties have asserted unprecedented control over the primary debates, and the results have been disastrous. Historically, the major parties have...
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Adam Johnson
Washington Post Ran 16 Negative Stories on Bernie Sanders in 16 Hours
In what has to be some kind of record, the Washington Post ran 16 negative stories on Bernie Sanders in 16 hours, between roughly 10:20 PM EST Sunday, March 6, to 3:54 PM EST Monday, March 7—a window...
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