All Views Articles for 2019-10-08

Tuesday, October 8, 2019
Multinationals can all too easily relocate their headquarters and production to whatever jurisdiction levies the lowest taxes.  (Photo: Joe Brusky/flickr/cc) Joseph Stiglitz
No More Half-Measures on Corporate Taxes
In the face of climate change, rising inequality, and other global crises, governments are losing out on hundreds of billions of dollars in tax revenue as a result of corporate tax arbitrage. Yet despite the obvious deficiencies of the global tax regime, policymakers continue to propose only...
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For the LGBTQ civil rights movement, this is a big moment. (Photo credit should read MOLLY RILEY/AFP/Getty Images) James Esseks
What You Need to Know About Today’s LGBTQ Rights Arguments Before SCOTUS
A bad ruling would strip away protections against discrimination that LGBTQ people have been able to use to protect themselves for two decades.
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To win reelection, Trump, a corrupt con man (who jumped ship on his own bankrupt casinos, money in hand, leaving others holding the bag) will cheat and lie. (Photo: Win McNamee/Getty Images) Andrew Bacevich
The Real Cover-Up: Putting Donald Trump’s Impeachment in Context
High crimes and misdemeanors of the fading American century.
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The anonymous donors who are contributing record amounts to Trump’s campaign don’t wear MAGA hats. They don’t go to public rallies. (Photo: Gage Skidmore/flickr/cc) Jesse Jackson
To His Wealthy Donors, Trump Is Their Grifter
The Trump economy doesn’t work for most Americans, but it works for his donors. They’re all in on the con.
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It is difficult to see in what way Russia is benefited by Turkey’s incursion into northeast Syria. (Photo: @LevHavryliv/Twitter) Juan Cole
Winners and Losers From Trump Throwing Syrian Kurds Under the Bus
Washington’s crusade against Iran and Russia (in the latter case with the exception of Trump) is irrelevant to this move, which is mainly about the Kurds and America’s further betrayal of them after they defeated ISIL for us.
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Trump has rarely been held accountable for his bad behavior. He seems not to enjoy the experience. (Photo: Mark Wilson/Getty Images) Eugene Robinson
On the Bootlicking Cowardice of Republicans
For now, Trump can cling to the fact that lily-livered Republicans still fear his wrath.
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