All Views Articles for 2018-06-28

Thursday, June 28, 2018
Justin Anderson
The Economist’s Premature Obituary for the Sanders Movement
Once more, the corporate media is doing their part in either suppressing or ignoring progressive upstarts and the movement the represent
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Jack Holmes
Fox News Reminds Us Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's Platform Is...Pretty Reasonable
Hannity seems to think these positions are self-evidently extreme. But just look at them.
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Protesters block a bus transporting immigrant children in McAllen, Texas on June 23, 2018 (Photo: Associated Press) Vann R. Newkirk
Protest Isn’t Civil
Attacks on incivility are rooted more in preserving the status quo than in addressing ongoing harms and violence.
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Bonnie Castillo
A Dagger in the Heart of Workers and Our Democracy: What's Behind the Janus Court Ruling
Make no mistake, this is the oligarchy at work to undermine the common good in the name of profit and unfettered power
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Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen takes questions while White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders stands nearby. (BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI via Getty Images)  Michelangelo Signorile
Fuck Civility
If you care about America and its future, your blood should be boiling.
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"Nonetheless, thanks to its credit-card version of war financing, the government has effectively deferred most of the financial costs of its unending conflicts to the future." (studioEAST/Getty Images) Stephanie Savell
How America's Wars Fund Inequality at Home
What happens when you put endless Pentagon spending on the credit card
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Progressive challenger Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez celebrartes with supporters at a victory party in the Bronx after upsetting incumbent Democratic Representative Joseph Crowly on June 26, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Scott Heins/Getty Images) Richard Eskow
How to Cover a Political Revolution
Few political machines are as well-oiled as New York’s Democratic Party, and it just lost to a movement. Journalists and party leaders, take note.
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"U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Judge Neil Gorsuch (L) takes the judicial oath as President Donald Trump looks on during a ceremony in the Rose Garden at the White House April 10, 2017 in Washington, DC." (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) Peter Certo
The Supreme Court Is a Slurring, Undemocratic Mess
The court’s been popping off far-right proclamations like a drunk uncle at Thanksgiving.
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"It’s so easy to kidnap children, indeed, to commit murder (usually called war) when you first dehumanize the designated enemy." (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images) Robert C. Koehler
Valuing Life More Than Borders
Change begins here, with us, and the right to life doesn’t stop at this invisible line.
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