All Views Articles for 2019-05-22

Wednesday, May 22, 2019
Tim Lau
The Government Is Expanding Its Social Media Surveillance Capabilities
But social media monitoring programs and the algorithms that power them aren’t effective — and may be discriminatory.
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Michael Stumo and Nadia Milleron, parents of Ethiopian Air crash victim Samya Stumo, hold signs as they listen to testimony during a hearing of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee's Aviation Subcommittee about the Boeing 737 MAX airplane in the Rayburn House Office Building on Capitol Hill May 15, 2019 in Washington, DC. The Department of Transportation is investigating the process that certified the airplane, which has been grounded since it was involved in two fatal crashes, killing 346 Russell Mokhiber
Blaming Dead Pilots Brought to You by Boeing
Why would they do this? To shift the blame. After all, there is an active criminal investigation focused directly on Boeing and the responsible executives.
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Michael Winship
A US Foreign Policy in Three Simple Words: Do No Harm
When it comes to the worldwide destruction of democracy, Trump is the enabler supreme.
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 U.S. President Donald Trump speaks about Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election in the Rose Garden at the White House May 22, 2019 in Washington, DC. Trump responded to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi saying he was engaged in a cover up. (Photo: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) Jeffrey C. Isaac
Impeachment Will Succeed If It Demonstrates Very Publicly That Trump Is a Tyrant Unfit for Office and GOP Lawmakers Are His Enablers
That is all that can be expected. But that is enough.
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America Needs a Long-Term Care Program for Seniors Sarah Anderson
America Needs a Long-Term Care Program for Seniors
By 2035, seniors will outnumber children. A new plan in Washington state shows how we can care for them — and for their caretakers.
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Phyllis Bennis
Foreign Aid That Costs an Arm and a Leg — Literally
The U.S.-funded Israeli military is shooting so many unarmed Palestinians that the UN is warning of an amputation crisis in Gaza.
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Bill Moyers
What If We Covered the Climate Emergency Like We Did World War II?
Can we get this story right? Can we tell it whole? Can we connect the dots and inspire people with the possibility of change?
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Iranians walk in Valiasr Street in northern Tehran on 8 May. (Photo: AFP/Getty) Belén Fernández
Has the New York Times Declared War on Iran?
In its quest to paint Iran as a violent aggressor, the US media does not care to provide relevant history
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