All Views Articles for 2016-10-06

Thursday, October 6, 2016
Jim Naureckas
NYT Declares Snowden a Thief–and Journalism a Crime
On the home page today of the New York Times , the lead story ( 10/5/16 ) bears the headline: “Contractor for NSA Charged in Possible New Theft of Secrets.” Describing the arrest of Harold T. Martin...
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Tom Engelhardt
This Is Not About Donald Trump
The Age of Decline, Apple Pie, and America's Chosen Suicide Bomber
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John Light
The Paris Agreement Is Set to Go Into Effect. Will it Be Trumped?
Whether or not the world confronts climate change could boil down to how Americans vote.
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CJ Werleman
The American-Made Catastrophe in Yemen
While US officials condemn Russian war crimes in Syria, the US-Saudi coalition in Yemen is committing the same - but the media is silent
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Ali Gharib
What Tim Kaine Actually Got Wrong About the Iran Nuclear Deal During the Veep Debate
Fact-checking the fact-checkers: Hillary Clinton didn’t help to eliminate Iran’s nuclear weapons program because the talks weren’t about eliminating Iran’s nuclear weapons program because Iran didn’t have a nuclear weapons program at that time to eliminate.
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Glenn Greenwald
U.S. Admits Israel is Building Permanent Apartheid Regime: Weeks After Giving it $38 Billion
Israel’s then-Defense Minister Ehud Barak explicitly warned in 2010 that Israel would become a permanent “apartheid” state if it failed to reach a peace agreement with Palestinians that creates their...
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Dror Ladin
ACLU Lawyers Will Get to Question Ex-CIA Officials in Torture Case
In a critical step towards accountability, a federal judge has ordered that former high-ranking CIA officials will have to sit for depositions in the lawsuit against the two psychologists who...
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Gyasi Ross
Native Americans Need Hillary to Actually Be An Ally Against the Dakota Access Pipeline
Ok, let’s state the obvious: Trump is bad for Native Americans. He’s bad for all people of color, really. He wants to stop Muslims from coming into this country, deport 11 million Mexicans, and put a...
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James Hansen
4 Reasons the Paris Agreement Won’t Solve Climate Change
Many hail the Paris agreement —set to cross the threshold this week to come into effect—as a panacea for global climate change . Yet tragically, this perspective neglects to take into account the...
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Robert C. Koehler
The Politics of Fear
“This politics of fear has actually delivered everything we were afraid of.” Well, OK, let’s think about these words of Jill Stein for a moment, as the 2016 presidential race enters, oh Lord, its...
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