All Views Articles for 2018-05-12

Saturday, May 12, 2018
Eric Margolis
Trump's War Against Iran
Many of the same war party crowd that engineered the 2003 U.S. invasion of Iraq are now running the Trump administration. Their goal is to cripple Iran and leave the Mideast to joint Saudi-Egyptian-Israeli control.
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Puerto Rico Stephen Kinzer
The Deal That Puerto Rico Didn't Ask for and Didn't Want
Puerto Rico remains devastated, but few in Congress or the White House seem to consider its reconstruction a priority.
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John Washington
ICE Is Terrorizing Immigrants. Now Some Communities Are Putting It On Trial.
Though ICE has been a scourge on immigrant communities for years, the past year may have been the agency's most brutal.
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Costa Rica Joseph Stiglitz
How Costa Rica Gets It Right
How has a country of under five million people become a world leader in developing holistic policies that promote democratic, sustainable, and inclusive economic growth? The answer lies in its people's belief that focusing on the welfare of all citizens not only enhances wellbeing, but also...
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Robert Reich
Trump's Drug Pricing Scam
If Trump were serious about lowering drug prices he'd have to take on the U.S. drug manufacturers.
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Richard Eskow
Primary Day: Lessons for Democrats
If they are willing to propose bold electoral reform, as well as new rules that "un-rig" the economy for middle-class voters, they’re more likely to turn opportunity into victory in November.
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Gina Haspel Katherine Krueger
WaPo Positions Support for Torturer as Vote for Feminism
"It should be the role of the media to draw attention to Haspel—and the CIA at large—for their work perpetuating the country's long, bloody campaigns around the world, rather than cheerleading her as some kind of feminist hero."
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