All Views Articles for 2019-03-20

Wednesday, March 20, 2019
The high-level machinations that produced the Iraq War are far from unique. (Photo: Reuters/Shannon Stapleton) Roy Eidelson
Stoking Fear: We Must Remember How the Iraq War Was Sold
History shows that fearmongering has long been a standard tactic used to rally public support and acquiescence for military interventions that are both unwarranted and unwise
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Progressives need to join with lots of other political actors in the United States to capitalize on the widespread fear that Donald Trump — or someone very much like him — could win the presidential election in 2020. (Photo: Shutterstock) John Feffer
After Trump
Centrist liberalism is dead, and Trump is a disaster. But progressives can use what he’s done to remake America and its place in the world
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White nationalists rally in Charlottesville, VA (Photo: Shutterstock) Tracey L. Rogers
White Supremacy Is a Genuinely Global Threat
It's inspired terrorist attacks—and entire governing structures—on multiple continents. Can we name it?
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Wealthy and privileged students have always had an upper hand in being accepted to prestigious universities. (Photo: Shutterstock) Jessicah Pierre
The Real College Admissions Scandal
Wealthy families have rigged college admissions for generations, but they want you to blame affirmative action
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Organic farming has brought environmental benefits—healthier soils, freedom from toxic pesticides and herbicides—to 6.5 million acres in the U.S. (Photo: Jeff K/Flickr) Elizabeth Henderson
Organic Farms Are Under Attack From Agribusiness, Weakened Standards
For the health of our planet and agrarian justice—consumers need to become co-producers, learning about why it is such a struggle for smaller farms to thrive, and acting in solidarity by paying fair prices, buying direct or seeking out meaningful labels
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Art Jipson, Paul J. Becker
White Nationalism, Born in the USA, Is Now a Global Terror Threat
The recent massacre of 50 Muslim worshippers at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand is the latest confirmation that white supremacy is a danger to democratic societies across the globe . Despite...
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Adam Johnson
Bloomberg’s Armsmaker-Funded Columnist Wants You to Know: Military Spending Is Woke
They can call it whatever they wish—"think tank," "nonprofit," "Center"—but by any objective metric, this organization is just a lobbying entity for the weapons industry and Western militaries.
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Lindsay Koshgarian
Trump's $174 Billion Budget Lie
Trump tells us we can't afford PBS funding or preserve affordable housing, but his budget doesn't have any trouble finding billions of dollars for the endlessly expanding Pentagon budget
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Ahsan I Butt
Why Did Bush Go to War in Iraq? The Answer Is More Sinister Than You Think
No, it wasn't because of WMDs, democracy or Iraqi oil.
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