All Views Articles for 2016-04-05

Tuesday, April 5, 2016
Adam Johnson
Panama Papers’ Publishers Don’t Need to Sell Out WikiLeaks
When it’s all said and done, there’s no doubt that the hundreds of stories exposing the intricate web of tax avoidance and laundering, also known as the Panama Papers , will be an important...
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Joe Brewer
Why Don’t We Feel as Burned by the Panama Papers as We Do by Donald Trump?
Outrage abounds these days, but the biggest story of all is hardly getting any attention
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Katrina vanden Heuvel
How a $15 Minimum Wage Went from ‘Extreme’ to Enacted
What once was considered “pie in the sky” is slowly becoming law. In New York, state legislators just agreed to raise the state minimum wage to $15 an hour , with the full effect beginning in New...
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John Atcheson
How Can Sanders Win It All? It's The Passion, Stupid
Why the press and pundits keep getting it wrong on Bernie
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Dave Johnson
Will Voter Suppression Skew Wisconsin Primary Results?
Republican voter suppression turned Arizona’s primary into a fiasco that forced people to wait in five-hour-long lines to vote. Many were turned away. Wisconsin Republicans are also disenfranchising...
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Robert Reich
Stop Voter Suppression
A crowning achievement of the historic March on Washington, where Dr. Martin Luther King gave his “I have a dream” speech, was pushing through the landmark Voting Rights Act of 1965. Recognizing the...
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Kevin Gosztola
At Sanders Rally in Wisconsin, Tim Robbins Delivers Fiery Speech Against Political Pragmatism
By now, you may have read about actor Tim Robbins’ introduction of Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders in Wisconsin. The headlines suggest Robbins insulted supporters of Hillary Clinton...
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Dean Baker
The Elite's Comforting Myth: We Had to Screw Rich Country Workers to Help the World's Poor
Roger Cohen gave us yet another example of touching hand-wringing from elite types about the plight of the working class in rich countries. The gist of the piece is that in Europe and the U.S. we...
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Matthew Turner
The Panama Papers Could Hand Bernie Sanders the Keys to the White House
For some Americans, Hillary Clinton is the embodiment of a global elite which benefits from tax avoidance schemes. Bernie Sanders, her opponent, is its antithesis
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Andrew Bacevich
The United States as a Prisoner of War
Writing a blank check for endless war and our MIA Congress
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Nozomi Hayase
Six Year Anniversary of WikiLeaks Collateral Murder; A Celebration of Free Speech
On April 5, 2010, WikiLeaks published classified military footage of a July 2007 attack by a US Army helicopter gunship in the Iraqi suburb of New Baghdad. The video titled Collateral Murder depicted...
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Rebecca Autrey
Wisconsin Highlights Three Troubling Trends in Our Democracy
Smack-dab in the middle of the Wisconsin flag is the word “Forward.” It’s the state motto , and has been used to brand everything from the University of Wisconsin system to standardized tests for...
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Robert Parry
‘Corruption’ as a Propaganda Weapon
Mainstream U.S. journalism and propaganda are getting hard to tell apart, as with the flurry of “corruption” stories aimed at Russia’s Putin and other demonized foreign leaders
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