All Views Articles for 2017-10-12

Thursday, October 12, 2017
Lawrence Wilkerson, Gareth Porter
Congress, End America's Role in Saudi Arabia's War in Yemen
It’s time to break with such destabilizing policies that threaten fundamental U.S. security interests.
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The rich get richer and the rest of us lose income, health care, and other essential services like housing, food, and education. (And don’t think they won’t come for Social Security next.) LeeAnn Hall
Tax Cuts for the Rich, Paid for with Your Health Care
So-called “tax reform” would have the same result as health care repeal: millions lose their care, while millionaires get a tax break.
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American society is embracing its inner empire. Eventually, its long reach may come for us all. Danny Sjursen
The Empire Comes Home
Counterinsurgency, Policing, and the Militarization of America’s Cities.
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Do people have a right to accessible weather information that they pay for with their tax dollars? Myers and AccuWeather, as well as Jacobs and Panasonic appear to think not. I happen to think Americans deserve access to the life-saving forecasts and other weather information provided to the public by NOAA scientists. Andrew Rosenberg
Conflicts of Interest? NOAA’s Nominees AccuWeather CEO Barry Myers, and Dr. Neil Jacobs of Panasonic
"These agency leaders affect the lives of literally every person in this country."
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Trita Parsi
5 Reasons Why Trump Is Moving Towards War With Iran
Trump's confrontation with Iran is a war of choice, not a war of necessity
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The atomic bombing of Hiroshima, Japan, on August 6, 1945. (Courtesy Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum, Hiroshima) Juan Cole
Trump Wants 10-fold Increase In Atom Bombs But Is After Iran, Which Has None
A nuclear warhead dropped on a major city like New York or Beijing or Moscow could kill 700,000 people. Then ten could kill 7 million. A hundred could kill 70 million.
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Quinta Jurecic
Robert Mueller Can’t Save Us
"Mueller’s investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election is a black box."
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Clearly, those trying to recast the narrative of DeVos from the potent force originally described in the media into the weakened warrior currently in fashion are seeing the trees and not the forest. Jeff Bryant
Betsy DeVos’s Attack On Public Education Is Just Beginning
DeVos is still dedicated to transforming American schools from universal access to a competitive marketplace.
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