Views for 2016-07-10

Sunday, July 10, 2016
Michelle Alexander
Following Horrific Violence, Something More is Required of Us
Michelle Alexander first shared this post on her Facebook page . I have struggled to find words to express what I thought and felt as I watched the videos of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile being...
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David Suzuki
How the World's Most Fertile Soil Can Help Reverse Climate Change
Feeding more than 7 billion people with minimal environmental and climate impacts is no small feat. That parts of the world are plagued by obesity while starvation is rampant elsewhere shows part of...
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David Kotz
A Tough Time for Conventional Wisdom
The recent vote in favor of Brexit is only the latest case of failed conventional wisdom. The often predicted political demise of the crude and narcissistic nationalist, Donald Trump, has so far...
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Vandana Shiva
Biodiversity, GMOs, Gene Drives and the Militarized Mind
A recent report from the National Academy of Science of The United States, titled "Gene Drives on the Horizon: Advancing Science, Navigating Uncertainty, and Aligning Research with Public Values,"...
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Juan Cole
Clintonites in Democratic Party Back Settler Colonialism (Not a 1905 Headline)
The Clinton loyalists debating the Democratic Party platform have defeated an amendment that would have called for an end to the Israeli Occupation of Palestine and condemned Israeli squatter...
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Adam Johnson
Some Pundits Think the Solution to Right-Wing Populism Is Less Democracy
The core orthodoxies of neoliberalism are under attack by populist forces, and commentators are scrambling for a response. Some are suggesting more left-wing red meat . Others, a moment of self-...
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Kevin Gosztola
Dallas Police Shooting: Blowback from Impunity and Structural Racism
Five police officers in Dallas are dead after a shooting, which took place toward the end of a peaceful demonstration on July 7. The protest was a response to the gut-wrenching acts of police...
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Ray McGovern
The Warfare Comes Home
In 1967, Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. faced a painful dilemma. How could he tell oppressed young blacks and police to shun violence on the streets of our country, but rather to behave nonviolently,...
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