All Views Articles for 2019-09-10

Tuesday, September 10, 2019
Trump and his cronies have shown present and future politicians how much corruption the Republican Party and the public will tolerate, and it’s a very bad sign for the future of the American experiment. (Photo: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) Thom Hartmann
To Save the Republic, Some of Trump’s Allies and Appointees Will Have to Face Federal Prosecution
The biggest danger Trump poses to America is normalizing corruption for future administrations.
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Warming of 3 or more degrees C would—literally—create a world that is alien to human experience. (Photo: Screenshot/Tumblr) John Atcheson
What Corporate Media and the Neoliberal Establishment Can't Admit About the Climate Emergency
The crisis is already upon us, but the media refuses to cover it as the clear and present danger it is now, and the virtual apocalypse it will soon be without immediate, urgent, global action.
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As we face endless wars and the climate emergency with dwindling resources available to humanity, and while famines and lack of water become paramount as facts of life in ways we are not prepared for, those of us who hold to an ideal of a common humanity will have to confront these greatest of challenges. (Photo: Steve Eason/Flickr/cc) Mary Hladky, Thea Paneth
"We Must Learn to Live Together as Brothers or Perish as Fools"
By uniting as a common humanity, we can ultimately address the enormous challenges facing us.
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The loss of forest cover in the Amazon would affect not only the world’s climate, but also the local climate in Brazil and neighboring countries, leading to less rainfall, and adversely affecting its agriculture. (Photo: Mario Tama/Getty Images) Prabir Purkayastha
White Nationalism and Crony Capitalism Are the Sparks That Started Fires in the Amazon
The right only denies global warming because its climate ‘science’ has surrendered to capitalists.
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The political response remains positively inept, with a climate denier in the White House, an Amazon-destroyer in Brazil, and an EU besotted by the Brexit shambles. (Photo: Oil Change International/Twitter) Andy Rowell
Climate Deniers' Response to Climate Crisis: "There Is No Climate Emergency"
Meanwhile there is daily evidence that our climate is spiralling out of control, with unprecedented wildfires in the Arctic, the Amazon, and Africa.
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Amazon Watch, a California-based organization that works in concert with indigenous and environmental groups, issued a report earlier this year documenting the dozens of companies that stand to make money as Bolsonaro strips regulations in Brazil. (Photo: Victor Moriyama/Greenpeace) Negin Owliaei, Kelsey Hawkins-Johnson
Activists Follow the Money Fueling Amazon Fires
Protesters around the world are singling out the bad actors profiting off deforestation.
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Populists Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders are gaining on Joe Biden, not because they perform better on their feet but because they have the more compelling story of what ails America. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images) Robert Kuttner
There’s a Reason Populists Like Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders Are Gaining on Joe Biden
The problem with a centrist politics of returning America to "normal," as Biden commends, is that normal meant a four-decades slide in the living standards for most Americans. That brand of normal brought us Donald Trump.
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While it is easy to create enemies, it is much harder to understand the “other", a necessary approach if we wish to eliminate conflict and honor the desire for peace and security of all people in the world. (Photo by Mohammed Elshamy/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images) César Chelala
9/11: A Day that Changed the World
One of the lessons to be drawn from that tragedy is that violence begets violence and intolerance breeds intolerance.
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An American soldier on patrol near Kandahar, Afghanistan. When the U.S. leaves Afghanistan our position will be: We’re outta here; you guys sort this out. (Photo: Scott Olson/Getty Images ) Andrew Bacevich
Trump’s Afghanistan 'Peace' Will Be Vietnam All Over Again: A Mess America Leaves Behind
Leaving a misguided war, American-style
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