All Views Articles for 2018-09-10

Monday, September 10, 2018
Dennis Kelleher, Stephen W. Hall
Kavanaugh: Good for Corporations, Bad for Your Wallet
The Supreme Court nominee has a record on business and financial cases that is hostile to the economic interests of working Americans
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U.S. service members are being dispatched to a foreign war for the purpose of somehow getting one Middle Eastern state that has had a longstanding security relationship with another Middle Eastern state to remove its personnel from that second state. (Photo: Chris J Ratcliffe/Getty Images) Paul Pillar
An Unending U.S. War in Syria
The principal effect of keeping those American soldiers in Syria indefinitely, with opposing Iran as their new mission, is to increase the chance of a direct U.S.-Iranian military clash, possibly escalating into a major war
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 I don’t have to be an optimist, and surely I’m not a pessimist. Rather, I’m a possibilist. (Photo: Samuel Corum/Getty Images) Frances Moore Lappé
What is Hope?
As long as I can see even the possibility that my actions now can make a difference in tackling our root crisis—the assault on our democracy along with citizens’ weakening confidence in democracy—I’m going for it
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Protest has now moved from the streets to social media, and then into the venue most visible to white men in American public life: the NFL’s football fields.(Photo: AP) Thom Hartmann
The Ongoing Kaepernick Controversy Shows Much of White America Is Still in 'Slave Patrol' Mode
There’s a long history of whites trashing blacks when they protest the systems whites have put in place to keep them down
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  Judge Brett Kavanaugh prepares to testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee on the third day of his Supreme Court confirmation hearings on Capitol Hill on Sept. 6.  Photo edited by Slate. Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images. Lisa Graves
I Wrote Some of the Stolen Memos That Brett Kavanaugh Lied to the Senate About
He should be impeached, not elevated
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It was for Guantánamo that Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld approved multiple torture methods, including among others excruciating stress positions, prolonged isolation, sensory deprivation, and enforced nudity. (Photo: Justin Norman/flickr/cc) Rebecca Gordon
Holding the Line on Torture
One organization at a time
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Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, center, on the third day of his confirmation hearing. (Photo: J. Scott Applewhite / AP) Sonali Kolhatkar
The Unholy Alliance Among Trump, Kavanaugh and the Evangelicals
Donald Trump’s nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court is a gift to evangelical Christians
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A woman holds up a sign in protest on Tuesday during the Senate confirmation hearing for Brett Kavanaugh. (Photo: The Washington Post via Getty Images) Senti Sojwal
Where Are All Of The Pro-Choice Men?
It will take the support of men to shift the cultural narrative on abortion from a “women’s issue” to a broader issue of social justice
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Kristine Mattis
When Selling Out Is Not a Sacrifice
Those who endorse the likes of such corporations stand complicit in their evildoings.
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