All Views Articles for 2016-12-12

Monday, December 12, 2016
James Zogby
What Democrats Must Do
We went into this election cycle knowing that both political parties faced real challenges. Republicans had created and fostered a radical populist movement they had intended to use to oppose...
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Betsy Hartmann
Ten Ways to Build a Broad Progressive Movement to Defeat Trump
1. Figure out the whole recipe. There are many reasons Trump won and Hillary lost. Rather than fight over what’s the most important one, it’s more productive to explore the insidious ways different...
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Marjorie Cohn, Jeanne Mirer
Don’t Certify Electors and Electoral College Vote Without Full Recount
The American people deserve to know that the outcome of this election is actually valid. We are tired of hearing the pundits say that the election is over and there is nothing we can do when there...
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Richard Eskow
Through the GOP, the Wealthy Are Waging War on the Old
If you’re an older American — or expect to be someday — and you aren’t wealthy, you may have concluded that the Republican Party is at war with you. If so, you’re not wrong. Republicans are pushing...
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Chris Hedges
Demagogue-in-Chief
For Donald Trump, the presidency will be a vast stage for accommodating his megalomania and insatiable appetite for money. Those who mock, defy or anger him will feel the wrath of the state. Those...
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Eli Clifton
Flynn’s Twitter Account Follows Racists and Conspiracy Theorists
National Security Adviser-designate Ret. Gen. Michael T. Flynn has come under increasing fire. His personal Twitter account and his son’s promotion of Twitter-based conspiracy theories about Comet...
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César Chelala
Poverty: The Dark Side of the American Empire
If we have learned anything from this last presidential election it’s that poverty continues to be an ignored concept by president-elect Trump and by U. S. politicians. Although both avoid using the...
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Ray McGovern
The Syrian-Sarin ‘False Flag’ Lesson
Amid Official Washington’s desire to censor non-official news on the Internet, it’s worth remembering how the lack of mainstream skepticism almost led the U.S. into a war on Syria
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Craig Murray
The CIA’s Absence of Conviction
On why a little simple logic demolishes the intelligence agency's claims
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Rebecca Gordon
It's 2016. Do You Know Where Your Bombs Are Falling?
On yet another undeclared U.S. war
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Paul Buchheit
How Capitalism Kills... And May Be Getting Deadlier
In each of the following areas of our lives, capitalism has been a deadly force in the past, and prospects for the future seem even worse with Donald Trump's Cabinet picks. 1. Medications In 1996...
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