All Views Articles for 2016-12-20

Tuesday, December 20, 2016
Tania Ildefonso Ocampos
IS’s New Tactic: Attacks to Discourage the West from Welcoming Refugees
As IS loses territory, EUROPOL warns that the group now aims to fuel - and capitalise on - anti-Muslim sentiment through attacks in the West
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Panyin Conduah
Teaching Civics in the Time of Trump
Do we need a new Schoolhouse Rock! to remind us how to run a democracy?
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Harvey Kaye
Gingrich Renews the Right’s Declaration of War on Age of Roosevelt
Seventy-five years ago this past January, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt went before Congress and the American people to declare that a generation’s “rendezvous with destiny” had come, that the...
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Catherine Rottenberg
Trumping It Up: Neoliberalism on Steroids
Trump's ascendency should not be seen as marking neoliberalism's demise, but rather as ushering in its newest stage.
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Magdalena J. Seol
Memo to Trump: US Interests in the Era of Climate Change
During the US presidential campaign, President-elect Trump argued that global efforts to address climate change, such as the Paris Climate Agreement, were a “bad deal” that posed an unnecessary...
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Ted Gleichman
Feds Deny LNG Export Through Oregon – Developer Turns to Trump
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission ( FERC ) has conclusively rejected the only remaining US West Coast plan to ship liquefied natural gas (LNG) from Canada and the Rockies to Asia. On December...
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Katrina vanden Heuvel
Sham Populism, Shameless Plutocracy
In a speech at the Heritage Foundation last week, former House speaker Newt Gingrich portrayed President-elect Donald Trump’s incoming administration as a historic moment for conservatism. “This is...
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Joseph Stiglitz
Bad News for America’s Workers
Like Bush, Trump is yet another Republican president who will assume office despite losing the popular vote, only to pretend that he has a mandate to undertake extremist policies.
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William Astore
All the President's Generals
Trump’s push to "win" with warriors is a loss for America
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Kathy Kelly
Steer Your Way Into Love and Resistance
The frightening truth that our society is a train hurtling toward an abyss must be faced.
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Ralph Nader
An Open Letter to President Obama: Decision Time for Israeli-Palestinian Peace
Dear President Obama: On November 28, 2016, Jimmy Carter, the President who negotiated the peace agreement between Israel and Egypt in 1978, wrote an op ed for the New York Times titled, “ America...
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Norman Solomon
Urgent to Progressives: Stop Fueling the Anti-Russia Frenzy
This week began with a mass email from the head of the Democratic National Committee, who declared: “By now, Americans know beyond any reasonable doubt that the Russian government orchestrated a...
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