All Views Articles for 2017-06-21

Wednesday, June 21, 2017
Ralph Nader
Closing Democracy’s Doors Until the People Open Them
In 2006 a book was published called Losing Our Democracy by civic leader, Mark Green. His 21 st book, it was the usual Mark Green brand of meticulous research with memorable examples. One would have...
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Martha Burk
The Tax Plan Moms Need
A modest proposal: Tax corporations to help working moms afford childcare and stay-at-home moms save for retirement.
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Robert Jensen
Naomi Klein Pushes Us to Dream Big to Get Beyond Trump’s Shock Politics
The activist’s new book challenges the pessimism that sets in when we think radical change is politically impossible. But it misses something big.
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Olivia Alperstein
Our President’s Word Wars
Trump's policy of "America First" apparently means making us the first to get mixed up in yet another endless, costly war — or three.
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Ramzy Baroud
Israel vs. the United Nations: The Nikki Haley Doctrine
The United States Ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, seems to be championing a single cause: Israel. When Haley speaks about Israel, her language is not merely emotive nor tailored to fit...
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Jeffrey Sterling
A Whistleblower Imprisoned, Not Silenced
Two years of imprisonment have given me ample time to reflect on the circumstances in which I find myself today. I often retrace my steps, carefully recalling each conversation I had and action I...
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Gabe Murphy
The Trump Administration’s Penchant for Escalation in Syria Must Be Challenged
As the president puts nation on dangerous path toward even wider war, it is long past time for Congress to intervene
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Robert Reich
The Case for Obstruction of Justice
Obstruction of justice was among the articles of impeachment drafted against both Presidents Nixon and Clinton. The parallel between Nixon and Trump is almost exact. White House tapes revealed Nixon...
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Jay Bookman
Georgia Special Election: Nobody Said It Was Easy. They Said It Was Important.
There are two ways to look at it, I guess. From the point of view of the Republicans, they won Tuesday’s special election for Georgia’s 6th Congressional District, and that’s all that matters...
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