All Views Articles for 2017-08-13

Sunday, August 13, 2017
Glenn Greenwald
The Misguided Attacks on ACLU for Defending Neo-Nazis’ Free Speech Rights in Charlottesville
Each time horrific political violence is perpetrated that is deemed to be terrorism, a search is immediately conducted for culprits to blame other than those who actually perpetrated the violence or...
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Zenobia Jeffries
Charlottesville Was Not a "Protest Turned Violent," It Was a Planned Race Riot
Isn’t it time for the media to be honest and call white supremacists the domestic terrorists that they are?
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John Atcheson
Why Trump Won: Pundits and Press Still Missing the Big Picture
CNN’s Fareek Zakaria’s recent explanation for why Trump won has been getting a lot of play. It’s similar to explanations most of the other pundits have been pushing for some time now, and it sets up...
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Christine Emba
There Are Only Two Sides to Charlottesville. Trump Is on the Wrong One.
As the leader of our nation, our president should know that some conflicts don’t deserve forbearance or false equivalence
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Adam Johnson
For Media, Driving Into a Crowd of Protesters Is a ‘Clash’
The Washington Post , Boston Globe , AOL News , The Hill , BBC and Sky News UK all chose to frame the ramming of a car into anti-fascist protesters as “clashes.” The BBC ’s breaking news tweet, “One...
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Peniel Joseph
A Presidency Built on Racial Divisions
Racial violence that gripped Charlottesville, Va., causing the governor to declare a state of emergency represents a case of what Malcolm X famously characterized as “chickens coming home to roost.”...
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Steven Singer
Dear White Supremacists: There Will Be No Race War
This one goes out to all the white boys. No. Not ALL the white boys. Just the ones who think being “white” and being a “boy” means the world owes them something. "There will be no race war... Not now...
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