All Views Articles for 2018-04-01

Sunday, April 1, 2018
Marjorie Cohn
Trump Finds Fellow Bully in Bolton
The dangers inherent in following Bolton’s favored policies in Iran and North Korea cannot be overestimated.
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A protester holds a Black Lives Matter sign. (Photo: Susan Melkisethian/flickr/cc) Colleen Kane Gielskie
Not Charging the White Officers Who Killed Alton Sterling Is a Travesty
That the officers who killed Sterling have not been charged is by no means the end of this fight.
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Laura Ingraham Robert Reich
Dollars for Decency
The slew of advertisers dumping Laura Ingraham "suggests that Americans may have had enough cruelty—coming from Laura Ingraham, from Fox News, from Donald Trump, from the Harvey Weinsteins of the land, from whomever."
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Attorney General Jeff Sessions Billy Corriher
Trump's Census Move Borrowed From Racial Gerrymandering Playbook
The decennial census already overcounts white people and undercounts people of color.
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 Nations "turbocharge their inequality" when they "let their wealthiest carve generous loopholes in their tax codes," the author writes. (Photo: Joe Brusky/flickr/cc) Sam Pizzigati
A Bigger Welcome Mat for America’s Tax Evaders
The GOP tax cut enacted in December and the just-passed federal budget give would-be affluent tax cheats both motive and plenty of opportunity.
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 The basis for the criticism of Trump's tariff policies is not its potential hit to the stock market, the author argues. (Photo: Iman Mosaad/flickr/cc) Dean Baker
Roger Lowenstein, F**k Your Stock Portfolio
The value of the stock market does not equal the country’s economic well-being.
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