All Views Articles for 2018-09-23

Sunday, September 23, 2018
At least 29 people, including numerous civilians, were killed in a terrorist attack at a parade on Saturday in Ahvaz, Iran. Trita Parsi
The Ahvaz Terror Attack in Iran May Drag the US Into a Larger War
If the Ahvaz attack has Saudi and UAE fingerprints, then their goal is likely for Iran to respond aggressively, which may force the US to act militarily
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Laura Carlsen
Central American Women Are Fighting Extractive Industries on their Land—and Winning
The battle to stop the spread of extractive industries pits indigenous and peasant communities against powerful business interests, backed up by politicians who encourage the foreign investments that convert millennial ways of life into cash—for them
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Former Chicago police commander Jon Burge died on September 19. He was responsible for systematic torture. (Photo: People's Law Office in Chicago) Kevin Gosztola
Death Of Jon Burge: Commander Set Standard For Police Terror In Chicago
What happened with Burge is a microcosm of how society and government can allow authorities to torture their own citizens, especially if thuggish elements can convince officials the ends justify the means
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Debbie Weingarten
Arizona Had A Plan To Make the Wealthy Pay For Education. The Supreme Court Shut It Down.
"The Arizona Supreme Court decision is not just a blow to the thousands of supporters who spent months protesting, organizing, and petitioning. It is a rejection of a literal phenomenon."
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Juan Cole
How Rosenstein’s Firing Could Lead to Trumpian Martial Law and Blood in the Streets
Trump has wanted to fire Rosenstein for some time, and the Times report could well push the volatile hotelier over the edge
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