All Views Articles for 2016-08-08

Monday, August 8, 2016
César Chelala
A Young Syrian Woman of Valor
Resilience is the capacity that allows some people to bounce back after being knocked down by life. Instead of becoming a victim of adversity, they find a way to come back from the ashes. Yusra...
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tpp congress John Nichols
Grassroots Democrats Are Making the TPP a Big Issue in Congressional Races
Opponents of the flawed trade deal are making the issue central to primary campaigns.
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 Are Universal Basic Income Proposals Crazy? Sheila Kennedy
Are Basic Income Proposals Crazy?
As proposals for universal basic income gain prominence, it’s worth asking if the benefits outweigh the costs to alleviate extreme poverty.
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Craig Scott
Canada Resistance to Iraq War Resisters Must End
The reasons to send American soldiers back fails both legal and moral arguments
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Nada Elia
Hillary Clinton Is No Feminist: Just Look at Her Stance on Palestine
We need to scrutinise Clinton's actions against the high standards to which she claims to aspire and ask what feminism has to do with it
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Sarah Jaffe
‘We Triggered Something Epic’: The Fight for $15 and Beyond
An interview with Naquasia LeGrand
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JP Sottile
Why Neocons Can’t Stomach Trump
Neocons are jumping off the Republican ship for Hillary Clinton even though Donald Trump has shifted their way on Israel and military spending. The big reason is his resistance to a new Cold War with Russia
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Richard Eskow
American Greed: Trump’s Economic Team Is a Who’s Who of What’s Wrong
“I hear America singing,” Walt Whitman wrote, “the varied carols I hear.” Donald Trump hears America singing, too. But where Whitman heard men and women, masons and carpenters, Trump hears only the...
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Andy Rowell
BP Greenwashes the Olympics … Again
As the Olympic Games officially opened last Friday, oil giant BP placed a two-third of a page advert in the global business newspaper, the Financial Times, featuring its sponsorship of Team GB, the...
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Frances Moore Lappé, Giulio Caperchi
Hopelessly Divided? Think Again.
“We are a divided nation!” Donald Trump tweets , while Hillary Clinton bemoans “the divisions” that are keeping “our people apart.” So, it seems, most of us hold these truths to be self-evident: We...
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Paul Buchheit
2020 Vision: Four Steps to Get There
Bernie Sanders started losing the election over 200 years ago , when Alexander Hamilton proclaimed "The people are turbulent and changing; they seldom judge or determine right." And when James...
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Jake Johnson
While Hillary Courts the Billionaire Class, Democratic Socialists Organize for a Better Future
There has always existed a fundamental tension between those who seek to amplify the voices of the oppressed and the vulnerable and those who paint a rosier picture , one that acknowledges...
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