All Views Articles for 2019-11-11

Monday, November 11, 2019
It’s not that Trump understands rhetoric. He doesn’t. But he’s like an idiot savant, in that he has an innate capacity to use rhetoric effectively. (Photo: Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post via Getty Images) John Atcheson
Trump Is Controlling the Narrative On Impeachment
As long as the media and the Democratic Party allow Trump to impose his rhetorical frame on the impeachment process, the prospect of four more years of Trump remains a clear and present danger.
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The reality is that almost EVERY SINGLE domestic platform on a progressive agenda can be funded by the overinflated military budget. (Photo by Cliff Wells / Veterans for Peace) Garett Reppenhagen
Reclaiming Armistice Day
As I hear the messages of militarism, I’ll be holding up hope (and a sign!) that seeks to reclaim a moment that is rooted in justice and ending wars that disrupt livelihoods and take resources from people around the globe.
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With Medicare for All, the vast majority of families will spend less on health care than they do now on premiums, copays and deductibles. Melinda St. Louis
We Asked a Simple Question. What We Received Was Shocking.
" $10,000 for 4 hours in emergency room, food poisoning. Didn’t even stay the night!"
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Voices activists Brian Terrell, Kathy Kelly and Sarah Ball outside the Brunswick Courthouse. (Photo: Kings Bay Plowshares 7) Brian Terrell
A Doubtful Proposition
A Reflection on the Trial of the Kings Bay Plowshares 7
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In 2006, for instance, the Royal Society of the United Kingdom documented ExxonMobil’s funding of 39 organizations that promoted “inaccurate and misleading” views of climate science. (Photo: Johnny Silvercloud/cc/flickr) Naomi Oreskes
The Greatest Scam in History: How the Energy Companies Took Us All
Science failed to have the necessary impact in significant part because of disinformation promoted by the major fossil-fuel companies, which have succeeded in diverting attention from climate change and successfully blocking meaningful action.
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Think now of young men or women home from Iraq or Afghanistan, Somalia or Panama, Vietnam or Korea, the woods of Europe or the islands of the Pacific, what they have done cannot be undone, all the words of assurance that their actions were not murder cannot be justified, and nothing can clean the haunting blood from their hands. (Photo: U.S. Marine Corps/Lance Cpl. Robert Reeves) Matthew Hoh
And the Armies That Remained Suffer’d: Veterans, Moral Injury and Suicide
The only way to prevent veterans from killing themselves is to prevent them from going to war.
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 As awareness and activism grows among young people around the climate crisis, immigration, racism, gun violence and the Trump administration, we show the connections between these issues and U.S. wars. (Photo: via EuroYankee) Stephanie Rugoff
Helping Students Keep Their Humanity by Not Signing Up for War
We Are Not Your Soldiers brings exposure of imperial wars to a generation of youth largely unaware of the crimes being carried out throughout the world in their names.
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Norman Solomon
Biden and Bloomberg Want Uncle Sam to Defer to Uncle Scrooge
The biggest fear among the billionaire class is not that a progressive Democratic nominee will lose against Trump. The biggest fear is that such a nominee will win.
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