All Views Articles for 2016-10-11

Tuesday, October 11, 2016
Nancy Young
Hurricane Matthew: Haitians Rebuilding Haiti
In the days before Hurricane Matthew, when it became clear it would not dissolve harmlessly, I called a friend in Haiti to warn him. I did not just call Daniel Tillias, leader of the SAKALA community...
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Ray McGovern
Ignoring Russia Warnings, US Walking Towards New Abyss in Syria
As U.S. politicians and pundits have fun talking tough about Russia and demonizing President Putin, they are missing signs that Moscow isn’t amused and is preparing for actual conflict
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Donna Smith
Battered Voter Syndrome
Whew. This has been a grueling election season for many of us, and it feels very much like being beaten repeatedly no matter which direction I turn. My organization, Progressive Democrats of America...
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Kevin Gosztola
Labor Secretary Advised Clinton To Cast Sanders As Candidate Of Whites To Turn Off Minorities
Labor Secretary Tom Perez, who has spent a considerable amount of time boosting Hillary Clinton’s campaign, offered advice in February on how to change the narrative so people of color were...
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Robert Parry
Debate Moderator Distorted Syrian Reality
The American people are receiving a highly distorted view of the Syrian war – much propaganda, little truth – including from one of the moderators at the second presidential debate
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Stephen Zunes
Anti-War Movement Must Listen to Voices Within Syria's Civil War
With the prospects of increased U.S. military involvement in Syria, peace activists have been mobilizing across the country. Recognizing the disastrous results of recent U.S. military interventions,...
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Rajan Menon
American Military Intervention Can’t Save Syria
The New York Times appears to have experienced an epiphany of the obvious on Syria. On October 6, its op-ed page ran a piece by Steven Simon and Jonathan Stevenson, both former members of President...
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Adam Johnson
Blaming Millennials for Their Elders’ Trump Attraction
Blaming Millennials is 2016’s hottest media trend. Thus far Millennials have been blamed for killing the movie business , credit , the hangout sitcom , online shopping , Macy’s , napkins , vacations...
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Dilip Hiro
American Power at the Crossroads
A snapshot of a multipolar world in action
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Chris Hedges
The New Slave Revolt
A nationwide prison work stoppage and hunger strike, begun on Sept. 9, the 45th anniversary of the Attica uprising, have seen over 20,000 prisoners in about 30 prisons do what we on the outside...
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Michael Winship
At Second Debate, A Monster Calls
In the latest Trump-Clinton confrontation, many voters shudder at the prospect of the Republican candidate at the helm.
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