All Views Articles for 2018-07-16

Monday, July 16, 2018
Demonstrators hold signs on the second anniversary of Occupy Jason Hickel
Is It Time for a Post-Growth Economy?
The growth-driven economic model we have adopted is killing our planet.
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James North
‘NY Times’ Uses Old Tricks to Distort Israel’s Latest Attacks on Gaza
Distort the timeline to try and blame the Palestinians
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"As most sane observers know, war with Iran would be an unmitigated disaster for the U.S., the region, and the world." (Photo: CommonDreams) Jon Rainwater
With Iran Deal on Life Support, White House Looks to Finish the Job
If sanctions and coercive diplomacy by the U.S. escalate into regime change, it wouldn’t be the first time. Ask the Iraqis
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"Within that top 20 percent, well over half the benefits have gone to the top 5 percent, and over half those top 5 percent benefits have gone to the top 1 percent." (Photo: Fight Back! News/Kim DeFranco) Sam Pizzigati
A Sweet New Century for America’s Most Privileged
America’s elected leaders haven’t ignored inequality since 2000. They’ve made it spectacularly worse
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"It is up to us to mobilize to protect Assange. His life is in jeopardy." (Photo: newsonline/flickr/cc) Chris Hedges
The War on Assange Is a War on Press Freedom
The ruling elites, who refuse to accept responsibility for profound social inequality or the crimes of empire, have no ideological veneer left to justify their greed, ineptitude and pillage
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"Clearly the needed shift won’t be initiated by the Republican or Democratic leaders in Congress; it must come from Americans who make their voices heard." (Photo: Presidential Administration of Russia) Norman Solomon
Climb Down From the Summit of Hostile Propaganda
Contempt for diplomacy with Russia is now extreme
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"A third of Americans have no savings at all and another third have less than $1,000 in the bank." (Photo: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images) Rajan Menon
The Wages of Poverty in America
In the United States of inequality
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"The Vietnamese can’t find the bombed and scattered body parts of literally hundreds of thousands of their own, let alone ours." (Photo: Doug Rawlings
PBS Series,“The Vietnam War,” Receives Emmy Nomination. Should It?
If Americans are convinced that their stiff-upper-lip brand of silence in the face of collective murder is the true face of patriotism, then we are condemned as a nation to follow the path of empires that preceded us
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