All Views Articles for 2020-03-04

Wednesday, March 4, 2020
How could Gaza hospitals possibly confront the Coronavirus epidemic when, in some cases, clean water is not even available in Gaza’s largest hospital, Al-Shifa? (Photo: UNRWA) Ramzy Baroud
A Terrifying Scenario: Coronavirus in 'Quarantined' Gaza
Imagine living in a place that you couldn't get out off with sickness and threat of death all around you. Maybe now you will understand.
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 Familiarize yourself with the census form and apply to be your city’s local census taker, Young adults, let's ensure the $1.5 trillion at stake helps our communities thrive this decade. (Photo: Mark Wilson/Getty Images) Gissela Moya
Want Everyone Counted in the 2020 Census? Involve Young Adults
Although we still live under heightened political fear, our communities must be counted.
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Trump is not ending wars, but preparing for more war. (Photo: Shutterstock) Khury Petersen-Smith
Ending the Myth That Trump Is Ending the Wars
Trump has sent more new troops to the Middle East than he’s bringing home from Afghanistan.
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Charles Brave, president of the South Carolina AFL-CIO, speaks during an "I'm a Medicare for All Voter" campaign press conference in Charleston, South Carolina on February 24, 2020. (Photo: Medicare for All — South Carolina/Twitter) Adolph Reed Jr., Willie Legette
South Carolina, Neoliberalism's Stranglehold, and the Mystique of the 'Black Vote'
By reducing all of black Americans' concerns to race or exploiting the idea of a singular "black vote" in the first place, the elite political class continues to undermine our ability to organize the majoritarian social movement we need to combat the ruling-class assault on all working people in...
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Trump also chose to extend tax cuts that favor the wealthy at a further cost of $1.4 trillion over 10 years. (Photo: Shutterstock) Shailly Gupta Barnes, Lindsay Koshgarian
Remember Trump’s Choices: War, Walls, and Wall Street
There are few clearer ways to see an administration’s choices than its budget. Here’s what we found in the president’s.
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Democratic presidential hopefuls Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and former Vice President Joe Biden speak during the third Democratic primary debate of the 2020 presidential campaign season at Texas Southern University in Houston, Texas on September 12, 2019. (Photo: Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images) Robert Reich
If You Understand How Trump Defeated Clinton Four Years Ago, Do You Really Vote for Joe Biden?
As Democratic establishment coalesces around Biden, 2020 primary starting to look a lot Like 2016.
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Those of us who have been with this unprecedented social justice movement with our heart and soul for the last many years expect that Bernie goes to this climactic fight with Biden with nothing left unsaid. (Photo: Scott Olson/Getty Images) Anis Shivani
After Super Tuesday, Bernie Must Go All Out to Make the Case for Biden's Unelectability
The gloves must immediately come off when it comes to treating Joe Biden.
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After all—god save us—he might even find himself in the White House for a second term. (Photo: Stringer/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images) Tom Engelhardt
The Trump Conundrum
Donald Trump is the fakest (and realest) news of all.
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 If media really cared, they would make some distinctions between the different kinds of money corrupting our elections, and their size and impact—context that’s been lacking in the “they all do it” coverage of the issue. (Photo: The Intercept) Julie Hollar
Do Media Really Care About Money in Politics?
All that soft money doesn’t go to the candidates—most of it goes directly toward ad buys, so it supports the salaries of people like Maddow and Bolduan. They aren’t about to bite the hand that feeds them.
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Biden’s approach will also leave millions without proper health care, which is unacceptable in a civilized society. (Photo: Drew Angerer/Getty Images) Juan Cole
The Real Losers on Super Tuesday: Urgent Climate Action and Medicare for All. The Winner: Plutocracy
On three big issues of major concern to the public, Biden ranges from being fairly good to being wholly inadequate. Sanders is superb on all three.
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