All Views Articles for 2019-11-19

Tuesday, November 19, 2019
Supporters of Evo Morales demonstrate in Cochabamba, Bolivia, on Monday. (Photo: RONALDO SCHEMIDT/AFP via Getty Images) Mark Weisbrot
The OAS Lied to the Public About the Bolivian Election and Coup
Facts show nothing suspicious about the re-election of Evo Morales.
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As “Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood” celebrates the life and work of Fred Rogers, we can look to Rogers’s work for lessons on building a healthier world for our youth. (Photo: Fotos International/Courtesy of Getty Images) Jackie Smith, Bob Glidden
The Health of Millennials (and those coming next) Can Benefit from Lessons of Mr. Rogers’ Neighborhood
Declining physical and mental health is linked to social isolation, which is tied to atrophied social skills, practices, and values that were staples of Rogers’ programming.
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Almost half of US families are unable to afford the basics like rent and food, and 40% can’t afford an unexpected $400 expense, with almost 80% of US workers living paycheck to paycheck. (Photo: AP/Craig Ruttle) Joshua Cho
Record Inequality and Corporate Profits Are What Media Call a 'Strong Economy'
Corporate news outlets have an inherent interest in cloaking class warfare by equating a "strong economy" with the prosperity of the investor class, even if it comes at the expense of everyone else.
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Diane Semo, whose daughter is in recovery from Heroin, joins over 100 drug reform advocates, former addicts, and family members who have lost loved ones to drugs in a march to demand action on Overdose Awareness Day on August 31, 2017 in New York City. (Photo: Spencer Platt/Getty Images) Mattea Kramer
A 12-Step Program to Opioid Justice
Finding peace amid the new opium wars.
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The only way to counter these measures is massive citizen mobilization—and to elect leaders who will make the right to vote a priority. (Photo: Flickr/cc) Jesse Jackson
The Right to Vote Should Not Fall Victim to Partisan Battles
Republican state legislators and governors push measures to suppress the vote of targeted populations.
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Pompeo has become Mussolini, in the same way that Israeli prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu long since had. (Photo: Guardian Screenshot) Juan Cole
Fascists R Us: Trump and Pompeo’s Deny That Israeli Squatting on Palestinian Land Is Illegal
A combination of US Evangelical lawlessness and white supremacy with incessant lobbying by the Zionist far right has finally put the United States in the position of supporting the policies of the Axis in World War II.
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Since Morales’ forced resignation, the response of leading Democrats and presidential hopefuls has been one of almost total silence, even among the party’s putative progressives. (Photo: CNN) Jacob Sugarman
Bernie Sanders' Stance on Bolivia Matters
Any presidential candidate who claims to represent workers and marginalized communities, who even nominally opposes U.S. imperialism, should be able to identify a coup as such.
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As the planet heats up and critical resources run low, people will need to adapt in a number of ways. (Photo: Philip Pacheco/AFP via Getty Images) Steven Gorelick
Thinking Outside the Grid
A greater reliance on local power would eliminate one of the most destructive side-effects of the grid: the misperception that energy is limitless.
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Democratic presidential candidate and former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden speaks at the International Union of Painters and Allied Trades District Council 16 in Henderson, Nevada on May 7, 2019 . (Photo: Ethan Miller/Getty Images) Norman Solomon
It Was Revealing Who Joe Biden Saw—and Who He Didn't See—in California
The astroturf quality of this campaign should not be ignored.
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