All Views Articles for 2017-08-28

Monday, August 28, 2017
Sarita Gupta
54 Years After the March on Washington, We're Far From Racial Pay Equity
Fifty-four years ago this week, on Aug. 28, 1963, hundreds of thousands of people gathered for the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. The event marked a turning point in our society in...
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Mark Weisbrot
Trump's New Venezuela Sanctions Will Do More Harm Than Good
The Trump administration announced new, unprecedented sanctions against Venezuela on Friday that are designed to cut off financing to Venezuela. The Trump team pretends that the sanctions are only...
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Robert Reich
Trump’s Anti-Worker Labor Day
This will be the first Labor Day of the presidency of Donald J. Trump, who came to office riding a wave of anti-establishment anger from average working people. No one can say they didn’t see it...
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Dean Baker
Houston, Bangladesh, and Global Warming
We are seeing many terrible pictures from Houston as a result of Hurricane Harvey. People with young children and pets are wading through high water in the hope of being rescued by boat or helicopter...
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"Friends say to me that I shouldn't exaggerate and see black- or brown-shirted thugs under every rock. And my answer is: 'Could you really have imagined even a year ago that Donald Trump would be elected president?' Weisberger writes. Bernard Weisberger
A Fire Bell in the Night
Contemplating the grave ramifications of the Arpaio pardon.
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Jeffrey D. Sachs
Afghanistan and the Collapse of American Governance
For years Donald Trump called for an end to America’s war in Afghanistan. Yet as president he has quickly decided to expand the war. Since Trump’s presidency fails daily on so many levels, it’s easy...
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Mark Decena
Not Without Us – Organizing Our Way to Solve the Climate Crisis
On December 12 th , 2015, when the halls of the Bourget erupted in applause with the signing of the United Nations Climate Change Accords in Paris, climate justice activists recognized a different...
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Sam Pizzigati
Wisconsin’s Foxconn Deal Enriches Billionaires With Taxpayer Cash
Taiwanese billionaire Terry Gou every once in a while likes to think “outside the box.” Back in 2010, for instance, the giant electronics manufacturer that Gou runs — Foxconn — was facing what...
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Juan Cole
Top 5 Ways Man-Made Climate Change Made Hurricane Harvey Much Worse
The images from Houston and its environs are heart-breaking and we at IC wish all those affected a speedy and safe return to normality. Extreme weather events are associated with climate change, and...
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