All Views Articles for 2018-12-17

Monday, December 17, 2018
Blum documented the violent and anti-democratic record of the US empire; he was a reference that FAIR frequently turned to when noting what was missing from the corporate media’s version of history.(Photo: William Blum) Jim Naureckas
William Blum, US Policy Critic Derided by NYT, Dies at 85
You know you’ve lived well—well enough to rattle the establishment—when the New York Times smears you in the obituary it runs about you
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We’re facing precisely the sort of economic downturn that Congress promised the tax cut would prevent. (Photo: Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images) Max Moran
Wall Street Thrives and Working People Struggle as GOP Tax Cut Turns One
Last year's tax cut legislation was a barely-cloaked present to the same financiers who crashed the world economy in 2008
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Labor shouldn't just back the Green New Deal, it should help lead the way. (Photo: Michael Brochstein/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images)   Jeremy Brecher, Joe Uehlein
12 Reasons Labor Should Demand a Green New Deal
Only protecting humanity from climate catastrophe can unify the political forces needed to meet labor’s demands for jobs, union rights, economic security, full employment, and worker empowerment
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Infrastructure projects of the sort proposed in the Green New Deal are “self-funding,” generating resources and fees that can repay the loans. (Photo: Emelia Gold) Ellen Brown
This Radical Plan to Fund the ‘Green New Deal’ Just Might Work
A network of public banks could fund the Green New Deal in the same way President Franklin Roosevelt funded the original New Deal
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Robert Reich
Why Trump’s Private Transactions Are Terrifying
After two years of Trump we may have overlooked the essence of his insanity: His brain sees only private interests transacting. It doesn’t comprehend the public interest.
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In another sign of how far removed Washington is from the American public, 40 per cent of respondents want the US to impose sanctions to stop Israel expanding its settlements on Palestinian territory. (Photo: Getty) Jonathan Cook
American Public’s Backing for One-State Solution Falls on Deaf Ears
A growing number understand that it is time for a new, single state model, one that ends Israel’s treatment of Jews as separate from and superior to Palestinians, and instead offers freedom and equality for all
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A New World Order is indeed beginning to tyrannize America and Donald Trump is encouraging the globalists responsible to do even more of the same. (Photo: Alisdare Hickson/flickr/cc) John Feffer
The New World Order Is Here
Globalists really are ruining your life
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The for-profit Trump University was denounced as a fraud and went out of business after being hit with lawsuits. (Photo: Google Images) Chris Hedges
Trump, the Quintessential American
We live in an age when the fake, the fraudulent, the fabricated and the theatrical supplant reality
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Mike Lofgren
The End of Rolling Thunder? We Can Only Hope So!
How a Nixon campaign dirty trick turned into a full-blown psychosis among America's paranoid fringe.
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