All Views Articles for 2018-08-15

Wednesday, August 15, 2018
According OpenSecrets.org, outside groups and the three candidates spent an astonishing $36.9 million so far in the state’s most expensive primary in history. (Photo: Leah Vukmir/Screengrab) Mary Bottari
Wisconsin GOP Just Nominated ALEC’s “Iron Lady” to Take on Tammy Baldwin
Leah Vukmir will have the full support of the Kochs’ Americans for Prosperity group and their many resources in the state
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"Any war crime committed in Yemen by the Saudis and the Emiratis is a war crime committed by the governments in London and Washington, which continue to supply these monarchies with billions of dollars of deadly weaponry used to kill children on a school trip."(Photo: CNN/Screengrab) Vijay Prashad
The Hour When Children Die—What Is Going On in Yemen?
Nearly every child in Yemen needs humanitarian assistance
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 "The Saudis decided not to deploy their own, unaided ground forces into Yemen. Instead, they embarked on an aerial campaign to bomb the Houthis into submission, much like the Americans once tried in Vietnam." (Photo: © UNICEF Yemen) Jack Healey
Yemen: Saudi Arabia’s Vietnam
American media outlets largely ignore this war
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"Citizen Action members worked together through 2017 to build an 8 year progressive platform designed to create a gold standard for progressive candidates." (Photo: Citizens Action) Robert Kraig
Progressives Win Big in Wisconsin Primary
Like an iceberg, they’re getting ready to crash into the GOP’s “unsinkable” ship of gerrymandering and dark money and send it straight to the bottom of Lake Superior
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 "The attorney could have shown the court that this lethal-injection protocol featuring fentanyl is unconstitutional, because it constitutes cruel and unusual punishment, as a Nevada court has found of a similar protocol." (Photo: Josh Rushing/Flickr) Brian Stull
'Do We Deserve to Kill?' The Answer Is 'No' After Nebraska's Latest Execution
People who love justice hate nothing more than a justice system where only one side is able to fight
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Cork County, Ireland (Photo: Shutterstock) Celia Bottger
If Ireland Can Get Out of Fossil Fuels, Your Town Can Too
Almost 900 cities, universities, and governments have divested over $6 trillion from the fossil fuel industry. Why not yours?
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"A feminist foreign policy is not just about the common good—it’s about the global good." (Photo: Alejandro Alvarez/Twitter) Stacy Bannerman
A Foreign Policy That Can Change Everything for Everyone
Women talk about gender, racial and economic justice. But anti-war messaging is still missing from the resistance movement—and there can be no justice without peace
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A protester celebrating President Barack Obama’s decision to block the Keystone XL oil pipeline, Washington, D.C., November 6, 2015. (Photo: Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/AFP/Getty Images) Bill McKibben
Seeing Red? Think Blue
Election day is just one day in the political calendar: if you care about climate change or medical care or mass incarceration, all the other days are just as important, because it’s then that you build the movements that really shift the Z eitgeist
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Juan Cole
Trump Wouldn’t Have Let Her in the Country, But Ilhan Omar Is Likely Joining Congress
Ilhan Omar is humane where Trump is selfish. Ilhan Omar is high-minded where Trump is in the gutter. Let's hope hers is the future — his the past.
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Jeff Cohen
Democrats Gather in Chicago: Elite Party or Party of the People?
This country needs a serious opposition party that can defeat both corporate power and the GOP. Nothing else will do.
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