All Views Articles for 2018-09-25

Tuesday, September 25, 2018
Companies that are profiting from the sick and twisted game of incarcerating children. (Photo: Spencer Platt/Getty Images) Valerie Vande Panne
Outraged by ICE's Treatment of Children? How to Close Your Wallet to the Companies That Profit From It
You can do something about it
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If we do not heal these wounds, if we do not restore the social bonds shattered by predatory corporate capitalism, when the next financial crisis arrives—and it will arrive—this collective anomie will explode.(Photo: Mr.Fish) Chris Hedges
American Anomie
The reconfiguring of American society into an oligarchy and the collapse of our democratic institutions have left most of the population disempowered
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Palestinian protesters throw stones at Israeli forces as a man waves the national flag during a demonstration in Gaza on 24 August 2018 (AFP) Marcelo Svirsky
The Two-State Delusion
It's time to admit that only a change in power dynamics will bring about a solution to the Israel-Palestine conflict
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There is similar mistrust of Facebook, with only 20 percent of Americans agreeing social media sites do a good job separating fact from fiction. (Photo: FAIR) Alan MacLeod
Facebook’s New Propaganda Partners
That a single corporation has such a monopoly over the flow of worldwide news is already problematic, but the increasing meshing of corporate and US government control over the means of communication is particularly worrying
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Photo: A woman takes her children to shelter as an army member tries to help them, during a shooting at a military parade in Ahvaz marking the 38th anniversary of Iraq's 1980 invasion of Iran (AP). 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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Day before Hurricane Maria. Taken in Bayamón, Puerto Rico. ( Photo: Amira Odeh) Amira Odeh
Puerto Rico One Year Later: We’re Fighting for Justice and Prosperity
It has been a year since the impact of Maria. Here in Puerto Rico, there are still families living in the dark, homes without a roof, people who haven’t been able to find a new job after their businesses were destroyed, and people mourning their lost loved ones. This is climate injustice in action.
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The president is now urging Congress and the military to embark on a project that could cost countless hundreds of billions of dollars and, in return, make America—and the world—less safe. (Photo: Trump Make America Great Again Committee) William Hartung
Trump's Space Force: To Boldly Go... Nowhere!
Smoke and mirrors or a step towards war in space?
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A protest Monday outside the Supreme Court against Judge Brett Kavanaugh. (Photo: Carolyn Kaster/Associated Press) Michelle Goldberg
Pigs All the Way Down
Kavanaugh and our rotten ruling class
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 Let's be as crystal clear to all of our sons as my husband and I are to our 16-year-old boy: If you sexually assault a woman, you are committing a crime, and it will affect the rest of your life. (Photo: Lorie Shaull/flickr) Patti Solis Doyle
Burn Down the 'Boys Will Be Boys' Club
Women across America will be watching on Thursday, and, in just a few weeks, they'll be voting
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We've seen enough disasters due to bombs, nuclear weapons and nuclear power to know that we cannot afford any more. (Photo: Wikimedia / Creative Commons) Olivia Alperstein
It’s Time to Ban Nukes for Good
“Use of any nuclear weapon, regardless of its killing power, could be catastrophically destabilizing."
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