All Views Articles for 2018-07-20

Friday, July 20, 2018
Tim Koechlin
"Hey! That's Not What I Didn't Mean": On What Trump Said in Helsinki
As it turns out, now infamous press conference is one in a long history of innocent miscommunications
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Laura Flanders
From Co-op to Co-op
Worker-owned co-ops are part of Labour’s larger plan to put national investment into locally-determined development through spending locally, owning locally, and making local decisions
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"If Mueller exposes financial fragility on Trump’s part, it may tip the first domino that then causes the entire Trump empire to collapse." (Photos by Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images; Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images) Thom Hartmann
There Are 3 Main Theories That Explain Trump’s Approach to Putin and Russia—Which One Makes the Most Sense?
Time for Occam’s Razor
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Journalist Sam Husseini, reporting for The Nation magazine, displays a sign before being forcibly removed from a press conference after U.S. President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin met Monday at the Presidential Palace in Helsinki, Finland. (Pablo Martinez Monsivais / AP) Sonali Kolhatkar
The Stories Corporate Media Failed to Cover This Week
Neither the U.S. nor Russia are interested in a world free of nuclear weapons—only a world where they alone (and perhaps Israel) remain capable of such mass destruction
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Arab lawmakers stand up in protest during a Knesset session in Jerusalem on July 19. (Photo: Olivier Fitoussi / Associated Press) Yousef Jabareen
Israel Just Dropped the Pretense of Equality for Palestinian Citizens
The so-called “Jewish nation-state” bill formalizes in Israeli law the superior rights and privileges that Jewish citizens of the state enjoy over its indigenous Palestinian minority, who comprise roughly 20% of the population
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"Capitalists used their money to bribe politicians en masse to great effect, but probably their most important colonization of state power was through the courts." (Photo: Illustrated | Olivier Douliery-Pool/Getty Images, ALEXEY NIKOLSKY/AFP/Getty Images, Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images, SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images, AP Photo) Ryan Cooper
The New Republican Gilded Age
The basic idea is to reconfigure the American state to serve only the interests of business
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Miles Mogulescu
It’s Time for a Mass Movement to Impeach Trump
The president must be removed before he irreparably harms the world and destroys what’s left of American democracy. Let's get busy.
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