All Views Articles for 2017-07-19

Wednesday, July 19, 2017
Chase Strangio
Lawmakers in Texas Are Returning to the Capitol for More Anti-Trans Discrimination
In Texas, transgender young people and their families have become accustomed to sustained attacks on their basic humanity. Throughout the last legislative session, which concluded in May with most of...
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Robert Reich
6-Month Update for Trump Voters
Is this what you were hoping for when cast your vote on election day?
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Medea Benjamin
The Torture-Friendly Trump Administration
Only stupid people say torture works — and one of them is sitting in the White House.
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Kerri Kennedy
Engagement With North Korea Works
With a little will, both sides can take small steps to ratchet down the pressure — and avoid a catastrophic war.
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Ken Levy
Yes, Crimes Were Committed
Why Jared's in big trouble. And Trump and Junior, too.
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John Atcheson
Our Aversion to Doom and Gloom Is Dooming Us
I worked for over 35 years in the environmental field, and one of the central debates I encountered was whether to "tell it like it is," and risk spreading doom and gloom, or to focus on a more...
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Ralph Nader
Detecting What Unravels Our Society – Bottom-up and Top-down
The unraveling of a society’s institutions, stability and reasonable order does not sound alarms to forewarn the citizenry, apart from economic yardsticks measuring poverty, jobs, wages, health,...
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LeeAnn Hall
Health Victory Opens Way to Better Care for All
Today, we have a lot to celebrate. We saved health care for 23 million people – and for our whole country. Yes, it was the months of tireless effort by opponents of the Trump-Republican health care...
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Michael Winship
That Night the Lights Went Out
Forty years after the torrid summer of 1977 brought a massive blackout, New Yorkers confront a different kind of powerlessness.
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Trump & co. are targeting a multitude of state and local laws for extinction, including popular and effective provisions enacted to ensure workplace safety, provide consumer protection, establish sanctuary cities, expand voting rights, prevent air and water pollution, reduce gun violence, maintain public oversight of for-profit charter schools, improve children's health and mitigate climate change. Jim Hightower
The Partisan Use Of Preemption Is Surging
Far from advancing any big public goals, preemption is now being used to advance corporate agendas
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