All Views Articles for 2016-07-24

Sunday, July 24, 2016
Marjorie Cohn
Killing with Robots Increases Militarization of Police
As in many cities around the country, Black Lives Matter held a demonstration in Dallas to protest the police shootings of two more black men, Alton Sterling of Louisiana and Philando Castile of...
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Roger Bybee
Clinton's VP Pick Fails to Inspire Progressives
For a candidate who must persuade American voters that she is fully committed to fully addressing the precarious economic position of tens of millions of Americans, Hillary Clinton’s “safe” choice of...
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Jonathan Marshall
Afghanistan: President Obama’s Vietnam
President Obama is keeping U.S. troops in Afghanistan fighting an unwinnable war for fear of the political consequences if he faces reality and admits defeat, an echo of Vietnam
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Christopher Brauchli
Voting in Kansas
As long as I count the votes, what are you going to do about it? — Attributed to William Marcy Tweed Kansas is back in the news, and the purpose of this column is to reassure Kansans that although he...
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Mark Trahant
Buy Low, Sell Never: Why Not Just Buy the Entire Coal Industry?
Coal left in the ground is an investment in the climate, as well as the future of families in rural communities and the tribes.
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William K. Black
Hillary-Kaine: Back to the Center
Hillary Clinton’s VP choice, Tim Kaine, is well liked Inside the Beltway, partly because he bends to pressure from Wall Street, DLC-style “centrists” and the austerity-pushing mainstream media
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Sonali Kolhatkar
Donald Trump’s Strategy for Victory Is Clear, but Are Democrats Able to See It?
There is an adage, based on Sun Tzu’s “The Art of War”: “Know your enemy.” After watching Donald Trump’s acceptance speech at the Republican National Convention, I wonder just how well Democrats...
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Mark Schlosberg
The Clean Energy Revolution Starts Now
One eve of DNC national convention, we’re bringing the call for clean energy to Philadelphia in a big way, and if you want a ban on fracking, you won’t want to miss this.
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Robert Reich
Does Hillary Get It?
If Clinton and the Democratic Party don’t recognize the nation's political realignment, they’re in for a rude shock
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