All Views Articles for 2018-04-03

Tuesday, April 3, 2018
"He would be critiquing an immoral economy which spends trillions on war and nuclear weapons but can’t find the resources to fund health and education— addiction treatment, health care for pregnant women, pre-kindergarten programs, and our public schools, parks, and libraries." (Photo: CWA/Local 7076) Philip Lederer MD
Woke Up This Morning With My Mind Stayed on Freedom
We don’t need a commemoration of the murder of Dr. King, we need a resurrection of his movement.
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America’s colleges are, in short, more unequal today than at any time in the last four decades. Charles T. Clotfelter
Rich Colleges Are Getting Richer. Why That's a Problem
This growing inequality has three dimensions.
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"Unsurprisingly enough, this shift will require not only greater spending on costly, high-tech military hardware but also a redrawing of the global strategic map to favor the regular military." (Photo: Xinhua) Michael T. Klare
Could the Cold War Return With a Vengeance?
The Pentagon plans for a perpetual three-front “long war” against China and Russia.
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"African-American children have the highest rates of firearm mortality overall; they are 10 times more likely to be killed by guns in a country where African-Americans make up 14 percent of the population." (Photo: Katesheets/flickr/cc) Christopher M. Norwood
Repeal the Second Amendment — It’s Not a Crazy Idea
Do we honestly think that the 39 men that signed the U.S. Constitution 230 years ago, are some sort of deified superheroes who cannot be questioned by mere mortals in 2018?
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The featured image under ‘Immigration’ at the White House website has nothing to do with what made America great–its immigrants–but with the heavily armed policing of the border. (Photo: White House website) Pierre Tristam
Trump’s Census Whitewash
Once again more Americans are being excluded from the bargain than added to it: democracy is taking on the airs of a gated community.
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Palestinians set up tents in preparation for mass demonstrations along the Gaza strip border with Israel, in eastern Gaza City, on March 27. (Photo: AP File Photo) Vijay Prashad
The Failures Of Western Reporting in Gaza
If a Palestinian is killed by an Israeli soldier, the most appropriate thing to do is to call it a “clash.”
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Brett Wilkins
Former US-backed Guatemalan Dictator Efraín Ríos Montt Dies Facing Genocide Charges
Victims of the genocide and human rights advocates said Rios Montt's death brings a measure of closure.
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Aaron Weiss
Confessions of a Former Sinclair News Director
As Sinclair prepared to purchase my station, I emailed a colleague to say, "From everything I've seen so far, it's not the evil empire some people think." It took just a few months to realize how wrong I was.
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