All Views Articles for 2018-01-21

Sunday, January 21, 2018
David Korten
When Economic Growth Indicates Failure
For the well-being of most everyone—including the rich—equality is more important than growth.
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Juan Cole
The Worst Thing About Year One of Trump: Fascistization of Cable News
Despite the impression that Trump hates the press and forms a danger to it, the mass media actually has fallen for him, hard
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Kevin Gosztola
Trump Administration Turns ICE Into Tool for Political Repression
The Trump administration has emboldened ICE, opening up immigration rights activists to any efforts by ICE to remove the very people who are successfully campaigning against their abuses of power
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Ken Hannaford-Ricardi
The Kids the World Forgot
Kabul's estimated 50,000 "street kids" dot the city's already clogged roads selling balloons or lugging scales on which passers-by are invited to weigh themselves, working to helps their parents buy food for their families
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Ezra Rosser
Exceptional Indifference: An International Perspective on U.S. Poverty
The visible levels of poverty and of inequality in the United States are not unique to this country, but sometimes it takes an international perspective to bring America’s limited responses to poverty into relief
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Will Bunch
America's '2+2=5 Moment' Is a Scary Lurch Toward Autocracy
There's a very real difference between twisting facts and blowing them up, to create a state where objective truth not only no longer matters but doesn’t even really exist.
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