All Views Articles for 2017-04-14

Friday, April 14, 2017
Lisa Gilbert
We the People Do Care About Trump's Taxes
Despite pledging he would release his taxes as soon as his " routine audit " was completed, right after his inauguration President Donald Trump flip flopped. When prodded, his counselor, Kellyanne...
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Juan Cole
In Three Months, Trump has Charged into Four Mideast Wars, to No Avail
In his less than three months in office, Donald Trump has escalated four wars, and all of his escalations have been failures. To be fair, Trump inherited all 4 wars from Barack Obama—Afghanistan,...
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Jameel Jaffer
Censorship at the Border Threatens Free Speech Everywhere
Defending one’s political and religious beliefs to government officials is an obligation we associate with life in authoritarian regimes, not open societies. It’s becoming common, though, for foreign...
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Robert Reich
The World According to Trump
The starkest difference between dictatorships and democracies is that democracies are ruled by laws, and dictatorships are ruled by dictators. The “rule of law,” as it’s often referred to, stands for...
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John LaForge
Nuclear Power Bums, Bailouts, and Bankruptcy
You have to hand it to the nuclear industry for socializing costs and privatizing profits. Last year, lobbyists for operators of dirty, deadbeat old reactors won massive public subsidies -- bailouts...
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Medea Benjamin
The 'Mother of All Bombs' is Big, Deadly – and Won't Lead to Peace
“I’m really very good at war. I love war, in a certain way,” bragged candidate Donald Trump at a campaign rally in Iowa. This is the same Donald Trump who avoided the Vietnam draft by claiming a bone...
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Lois Marie Gibbs
Tax Reform Should Begin With Making Polluters Pay
As we begin our national conversation about tax reform, why don’t we start with low-hanging fruit – the things we can all agree are right? Why not reinstate the Superfund tax, which used to make...
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Bill Moyers
Ask Yourself: Will Donald Trump EVER Become President?
As our institutions bend and buckle and approach the breaking point, the president bombs Syria and is hailed by an obeisant media
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Peter Dreier
Tax Day Marchers Want to Know: What Is Trump Hiding?
This Saturday, Americans will be protesting in the streets of Washington, D.C. and more than 100 other cities as part of Tax Day. Demonstrators will be calling on President Donald Trump to release...
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Jesselyn Radack
What Have We Done: Executive Power, Drones, and Trump?
The news is rife with President Trump’s threatened and actual military misadventures: in Syria, Yemen, and North Korea. But these military actions take on a new gravity considering the vast and...
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