All Views Articles for 2018-03-26

Monday, March 26, 2018
Labor activists drop a banner and stage a protest in front of the Department of Labor, February 5, 2018. (Photo: Negin Owliaei
Tipped Workers Win with Spending Bill
A provision nestled deep in the spending bill prevents employers from taking the tips their employees earn.
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 Under neoliberal ideology, as in the world of self-help books, the individual is all. (Photo: Pinterest) Noah Berlatsky
12 Rules for Spitting on the Poor
Collective action to right wrongs or help the suffering under neoliberal ideology is wrong, unfeasible, or some combination of the two.
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"Major League Baseball owners are trying to claim that minor league baseball, as we know it, would go away if they had to pony up the money to bring all minor league players up to a minimum wage salary." (Photo: Wally Gobetz/flickr/cc) Ken Reed
Minor League Baseball Players Shouldn’t Be Paid Less Than Walmart Greeters
Given the huge salaries players at the Major League level enjoy, most people have no idea how poorly compensated minor league baseball players are.
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Bolton in his halcyon days with George W. Bush. (Photo:EPA/Ron Sachs) Natasha Ezrow
In John Bolton, Donald Trump Has An Adviser Who’s Radical Even by Neocon Standards
With his foreign policy terminally mired in chaos, Trump has almost fully surrounded himself with a mixture of yes-men and warmongers.
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"Everywhere I go, I hear how people are mobilizing, trying to speak out, taking new steps." (Photo: Zach Gibson/Getty Images) Rev. John Dear
For a Global Nonviolent Revolution, We Need to Connect the Dots
Thoughts on the inspiring March for Our Lives.
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Former CIA director John Brennan has become a regular on MSNBC. Jeff Cohen
Same Old Media Parade: Why Are Liberals Cheering?
Just as they did in the lead-up to the Iraq invasion, MSNBC and CNN now serve up a steady parade of war-hawks, spies and liars, presenting them as credible and almost heroic as long as they criticize the despicable man in the White House
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"As a presidential candidate, Donald Trump promised to “bomb the shit” out of the Islamic State and he’s been as good as his word." (Photo: Debra Sweet/flickr/cc) John Feffer
Trump to the International Community: Drop Dead
Washington takes on the world.
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"The corporate elites, which have seized control of ruling institutions including the government and destroyed labor unions, are re-establishing the inhumane labor conditions that characterized the 19th and early 20th centuries." (Photo: Mr.Fish) Chris Hedges
'The Gig Economy' Is the New Term for Serfdom
The corporate architects of the new economy have no intention of halting the assault.
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John Bolton - Every Problem Looks Like a Nail. (DonkeyHotey/flickr/cc) Richard Eskow
This Is What Makes John Bolton So Dangerous
The establishment has already shown its willingness to absorb Bolton, no matter how is extreme his ideas.
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Veteran Intelligence Professionals for Sanity
Trump Should Withdraw Nomination of Gina Haspel
From what is already known of her leading role in CIA torture 16 years ago, she has disqualified herself.
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