All Views Articles for 2019-07-01

Monday, July 1, 2019
 In this photo illustration, a visual representation of digital cryptocurrency coins sit on display in front of a Facebook logo on June 24, 2019 in Paris, France. Since the announcement of its creation last week, the virtual currency of Facebook Libra fascinates as much as it worries. (Photo: Chesnot/Getty Images) Prabir Purkayastha
Facebucks Are the Last Thing the World Needs
Just what is the social media giant up to?
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A Palestinian woman steps on a picture of U.S. President Donald Trump, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and White House senior adviser Jared Kushner during a protest against Bahrain's workshop for U.S. Middle East peace plan, in Gaza City, June 25, 2019. (Photo: Majdi Fathi/NurPhoto via Getty Images) Jonathan Cook
Exactly Like Its Predecessors, Trump’s Peace Plan Has Been Designed to Fail
The Palestinians may have refused this time to stumble into the trap set by the president and his son-in-law Jared Kushner, but they will find themselves the fall guys, whatever happens
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Chuck Collins
Bernie Sanders Is Right: 3 Billionaires Really Do Have More Wealth Than Half of America
And in addition to the 3 billionaires Bernie mentioned, we should also be worried about the expanding fortunes of multi-generational wealth dynasties
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Fran Quigley
'If Grandma Is on the Table, No One Will Blink at the Price': A Former Drug Company Manager Explains Industry Price-Setting
Frances Leath no longer works in management for pharmaceutical industry giant Eli Lilly and Company, but she keeps tabs on the company where she spent the first 15 years of her career. She still...
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 Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (not seen) hold a joint press conference after their meeting in Tehran, Iran on June 12, 2019. (Photo: Anadolu Agency/Getty Images) Reese Erlich
When It Comes to Iran, the So-Called 'Trump Doctrine' Is Sinking Fast
The Iranian government saw the president's vacillation as a sign of weakness, one journalist tells me, "Iran was ready to retaliate on an unbelievable scale."
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A portrait of US President Donald Trump burns during a demonstration in the capital Tehran on December 11, 2017 to denounce his declaration of Jerusalem as Israel's capital. (Photo: ATTA KENARE/AFP/Getty Images) Dilip Hiro
Under Trump, America's Global Standing at Record Low
Two years later, Trump has failed to reverse America's decline
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Anti-war demonstrators gather outside Downing Street on 26 June, 2019 in London, England, to call on the government to publicly oppose the escalation of conflict between Donald Trump's administration and Iran and demand that military action is ruled out. (Photo: Wiktor Szymanowicz / Barcroft Media via Getty Images) Phyllis Bennis
If War Breaks Out with Iran, It Won’t Be an Accident
A range of U.S. policies have been deliberately designed to provoke an Iranian response.
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People walk by a portrait of President Donald Trump that was completed by artist, Julian Raven at the Conservative Political Action Conference or CPAC at Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center on Friday March 01, 2019 in National Harbor, MD. (Photo: Matt McClain/The Washington Post via Getty Images) Mike Lofgren
Integralism: The Shiny New Toy of the Right
A dangerous dissatisfaction with American life that borders on clinical paranoia and dictatorship.
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Traders gather around a post as they wait for shares of Slack to start trading at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), June 20, 2019 in New York City. The workplace messaging app Slack will list on the New York Stock Exchange this morning. Shares of Slack were surging more than 60 percent over its reference price in early afternoon trading. (Photo: Drew Angerer/Getty Images) Norman Solomon
After Biden’s Sharp Decline, Wall Street Investors Reassessing Other Blue Chips
Like any other stock, Wall Street is looking for a winner it can own
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