All Views Articles for 2016-08-25

Thursday, August 25, 2016
The Disturbing Dawn of the Alt-Right
I wrote about the Alt-right for Salon today . It’s not exactly the same as European ethno-nationalism. It’s scarier: After months of squabbling about whether it’s acceptable to use the “F” word (...
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Glenn Greenwald
Why Did the Saudi Regime and Other Gulf Tyrannies Donate Millions to the Clinton Foundation?
As the numerous and obvious ethical conflicts surrounding the Clinton Foundation receive more media scrutiny, the tactic of Clinton-loyal journalists is to highlight the charitable work done by the...
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Sonali Kolhatkar
Dakota Access Pipeline Protests Recall America’s Historical Shame
Until a few years ago, the word “occupation” was synonymous with power, imperialism and foreign invasion. Today, in the post-Occupy Wall Street era, more and more activists are using their physical...
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Sacred Stone Camp Leaders and Elders
We’ve Always “Occupied the Prairie” and We’re Not Going Anywhere
In Occupying the Prairie: Tensions Rise as Tribes Move to Block a Pipeline by Jack Healy, New York Times , Aug. 23, 2016 we see and hear about Indians in paint on horseback, in “procession” out of...
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Nick Turse
The Burden of More Than 150 Years of Warfare
America has been committed to supporting the veterans of its wars since long before it had “United States of” in front of it. “It was a fearful sight to see them thus frying in the fire... horrible...
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Ann Jones
"I Didn't Serve, I Was Used": How Veterans Are Losing the War at Home
Making America pain-free for plutocrats and Big Pharma, but not vets
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Jeff Bryant
John Oliver Slams Charter Schools And His Critics Totally Miss The Point
Sometimes it takes a funnyman to make sense. Earlier this week, British comedian John Oliver devoted a “Back to School” segment on his HBO program Last Week Tonight to examining the rapidly growing...
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Adam Johnson
Pundits, Decrying the Horrors of War in Aleppo, Demand Expanded War
As with Iraq and Libya, these laptop bombardiers offer no clear plan for how to actually end the suffering of the Syrian people.
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John Atcheson
Clinton Wins in A Cakewalk? Don't Bet the Ranch on It
If you listen to the media and the pundits, most are predicting a surefire Clinton victory – if not a landslide. One of the reasons for this misplaced optimism is that they seem to believe Sanders’...
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Jake Johnson
President Obama Aligns with Big Business to Smash Opposition to the TPP
The Democratic primary of 2008, much like that of 2016, featured a sharp debate on global trade — about who writes the rules, who benefits, and who, ultimately, is harmed. And like 2016, the 2008...
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Robert C. Koehler
The Heart of Order
He’d left the water running, flooding neighbors’ apartments. He’d been running around outside naked. By the time police arrived, he was standing in the window of his fourth-floor apartment on Farwell...
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Norman Solomon
The Debut of Our Revolution: Great Potential. But.
While Bernie Sanders was doing a brilliant job of ripping into the Trans-Pacific Partnership during the livestreamed launch of the Our Revolution organization on Wednesday night, CNN was airing a...
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