All Views Articles for 2021-04-27

Tuesday, April 27, 2021
Fox News host Tucker Carlson discusses 'Populism and the Right' during the National Review Institute's Ideas Summit at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel March 29, 2019 in Washington, DC.  (Photo: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) Timothy Karr
Tucker Carlson’s Racism: Paid for by You
Carlson's enormous paycheck comes out of the pockets of millions of people who never watch his show or anything else on Fox.
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Republicans understand this. They understand that liberal democracy is a potential means of serious challenges to the privileges and inequalities they seek to defend. (Photo: Getty Images/Stock Photo) Jeffrey C. Isaac
Putting Liberal Democracy First Has Never Been More Important
It is hard to see how our current injustices can be repaired without working through and then "democratizing" these liberal democratic institutions.
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 Sen. Ed Markey (D-MA) speaks at a news conference to reintroduce the Green New Deal and introduce the Civilian Climate Corps Act at the Capitol Reflecting Pool near the West Front of the U.S. Capitol Building on Tuesday, April 20, 2021 in Washington, DC. (Photo: Kent Nishimura / Los Angeles Times via Getty Images) Ed Markey
America Needs a 21st-Century Civilian Climate Corps
America needs to get back to work, and we can do that while confronting the intersecting crises of the coronavirus pandemic, racial injustice, economic inequality, and climate change.
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The crucial question of whether the oligarchy should be regulated or dismantled extends well beyond sports. (Photo: Clive Brunskill/Getty Images) Yanis Varoufakis
When It Comes To Free-Market Capitalism, Fans Draw the Line at Football
Last week, Europeans showed the red card to the moguls—and their financiers—who tried to form a Super League of the continent's top 15 football clubs. Now that Europeans discovered their moral Rubicon, the time may have come for a broader rethink of who owns what.
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Queue of people at 7 in the morning waiting to receive the vaccine during the Phase 1 of the Covid-19 vaccination program at Mbagathi Hospital, in Nairobi, Kenya, on April 12, 2021. (Photo: Robert Bonet/NurPhoto via Getty Images) Joseph Stiglitz, Lori Wallach
Any Delay in Ensuring the Greatest Availability of Vaccines Worldwide Is Morally Wrong and Foolish
Waiving intellectual property rights so developing countries could produce more vaccines would make a big difference in reaching global herd immunity.
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Climate activists with Stop the Money Pipeline held a rally in midtown Manhattan on March 3, 2021, at BlackRock and JP Morgan Chase, two of the worlds biggest funders of climate destruction, to urge the two companies to end their support for the dangerous proposed Line 3 pipeline project and to stop funding fossil fuels and forest destruction. (Photo: Erik McGregor/LightRocket via Getty Images) Jennifer Morgan
It Is Time to Transition to a World Beyond Fossil Fuels—Our Lives Depend On It
The export of hydrocarbons must end. President Biden can lead the way by kicking off a fossil fuel phaseout in the U.S.
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War correspondent, journalist, author, and activist Reese Erlich (1947-2021) was a longtime contributor to numerous outlets, including Common Dreams. (Photo: via UMass Amherst) Norman Solomon
Reporting from Around the World, Reese Erlich Was a Beacon of Independent Journalism
The longtime war correspondent, who died earlier this month, embodied the honesty and deep humanity that makes for the very best journalists.
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Such vulnerabilities stem from bugs in the programs—and sometimes even the hardware—that run our increasingly wired society. (Photo: Getty Images/Stock Photo) John Feffer
America Hacks Itself: The Cold War Has Already Turned Hot—on the Internet
Waiting for the cyber-apocalypse.
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