All Views Articles for 2016-10-09

Sunday, October 9, 2016
Daniel Abdulah
Proposed Pipeline Sparks Widespread Dissent
The People over Pipelines march packed the streets with local activists in July who came together in protest and embarked on a five day trek across 55 miles, covering only a fraction of the proposed...
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Michael Moore
Trump Is Not the Only Grabber Who Must Go
The rats are quickly jumping from the sinking ship of Trump. But not so fast, dear Republican senators and congressmen. Trump may have verbalized his misogyny, sexism and abuse of women into an open...
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Sarah Aziza
The Women’s Boat to Gaza Activists Are Free and Undeterred
“If you’re listening to this, then you will know that myself and all the women who sailed on the Women’s Boat to Gaza have been arrested and are in detention in Israel.” These pre-recorded words by...
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Eric Margolis
Afghanistan: Fool's War
Fifteen years ago this week, the US launched the longest war in its history: the invasion and occupation of remote Afghanistan. Neighboring Pakistan was forced to facilitate the American invasion or...
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Peter Bloom
Sex, Lies and America’s Deplorable Democracy
Only a little more than a month before the November election, both Trump and Clinton were rocked by new scandals. Headlines around the country and world reported on secretly recorded tapes and speech...
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Robert Reich
Wishful Thinking: First 100 Days After November 8
1. Hillary Clinton is elected President. 2. Democrats take over the Senate, and reduce the Republican margin in the House to just 3 votes. 3. Elizabeth Warren announces she’ll challenge Hillary in...
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Janine Jackson
US Media Don’t Need to Look Abroad to Find an Abortion Crisis
US media saw a story in the work boycott and street protests by some 6 million women in Poland that led to a reversal of government plans to put through a complete ban on abortion, including in cases...
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Gareth Porter
Obama’s Syria Policy and the Illusion of US Power in the Middle East
One of Obama's biggest failures is letting his policy in Syria be determined primarily by the ambitions of Qatar, Saudi Arabia and Turkey
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Christian Christensen
Trump’s Misogyny and the Media’s “Righteous-Indignation Dollar”
Twenty years ago, the great Bill Hicks had a classic stand-up bit in which he imagined ad executives watching his rant against advertising, and saying to each other: “Oh, I see what Bill is doing! He...
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