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Friday, August 24, 2001
Molly Ivins
More Foxes
More bizarre appointments by the Bush administration. This problem is reaching fox-guarding-the-chicken-coop proportions.
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Monday, August 20, 2001
Huck Gutman
Changes of Historic Magnitude
THIRTY years ago American novelist Norman Mailer lyrically described that subtle moment when day slides into night: "And the afternoon takes a turn and is different having just passed through one of...
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Friday, August 17, 2001
Bernie Sanders
U.S. Needs A Political Revolution
In the midst of the summer congressional recess, Congressman Bernie Sanders asserted today that the United States needs nothing less than a “political revolution” that will revitalize American...
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Tuesday, July 31, 2001
Nancy Snow
Genoa Protesters: Your Image Needs Work
THE FIX is in. Activists in Genoa, you were framed. You know that the world missed out on your message of social justice and saw only melee, chaos and confusion at the Group of Eight summit in Italy...
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James Carroll
Where the Soul Meets the Sea
THE MOST RECENT census, with an ever greater percentage of the population concentrating itself on the continent's two coasts, underscores a peculiar impulse of the American species. Why do so many...
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John Buell
Global Warming vs. Our Economic Health
Last week, I was struck by a curious coincidence. On the day the Bush administration condemned the rest of the world for global warming agreements, the Environmental Protection Agency issued another...
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Friday, July 27, 2001
Molly Ivins
Who's 'Scare-Mongering' Now on Social Security?
AUSTIN, Texas — I'm afraid Karl Rove's timing is off: You can't pass a huge tax cut tilted heavily toward the rich and then announce Social Security is about to go belly-up. People make the...
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Monday, July 23, 2001
Katharine Ainger
The Movement Against Economic Globalization: Coming to a Town Near You
Plenty of old hands were saying someone would die at Genoa. The signs were clear in the escalating militarization on both sides. But the members of the Landless Movement of Brazil (MST) could tell...
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Sunday, July 22, 2001
Bianca Jagger
America the Unbeautiful: If President Bush refuses to change himself, we must do it for him
George W Bush has abdicated the leadership role America once enjoyed. He has walked away from his international obligations, tearing up international treaties like the Kyoto Protocol and ABM treaty,...
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Friday, July 20, 2001
Helen Thomas
Bush Wants to Dump Treaties
Unilateralism adds up to isolationism, which is based on arrogance. There is something about a treaty -- especially an arms treaty -- that the Bush administration doesn't like. Now that the Cold War...
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Norman Solomon
Katharine Graham and History: Slanting the First Draft
Some time before he committed suicide 38 years ago, leaving the Washington Post Co. in the hands of his widow Katharine, publisher Philip Graham described journalism as "the first draft of history."...
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Tuesday, July 17, 2001
James Carroll
Israeli Bulldozers Won't Win Peace
THE EXPECTATION of peace in the Middle East was based on the hopes, on one side, that Palestinians had at last accepted the fact of Israel's existence and would cease demonizing Jews and, on the...
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Monday, July 16, 2001
William Greider
The Man From Alcoa
Paul O'Neill was supposed to be the "grownup" in the Bush Cabinet, the guy with government savvy from many years in Washington and the industrial-strength smarts of a successful CEO. Instead, he...
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Marian Wright Edelman
Give All American Kids a Safe, Poverty-Free Life
WASHINGTON - In less than the time it takes to read this newspaper, another 14 infants will be born into poverty in America. Another 10 will be born without health insurance. And one more child in...
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Monday, July 9, 2001
Helen Thomas
For Bush, Sex Education is a No-No
U.S. SURGEON GENERAL David Satcher said recently that more sex education is needed to help prevent AIDS, other sexually transmitted diseases and unwanted pregnancies. President Bush and most...
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Sunday, July 8, 2001
Howard Zinn
Artists of Resistance
Whenever I become discouraged (which is on alternate Tuesdays, between three and four) I lift my spirits by remembering: The artists are on our side! I mean those poets and painters, singers and...
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Saturday, July 7, 2001
Russell Mokhiber, Robert Weissman
Slam the Doctor's Door on the Pharmaceutical Companies
We walked out of our office the other day and almost tripped over a little white shopping bag. We looked up and down the corridor, and there were little white shopping bags in front of every door...
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Friday, June 29, 2001
Norman Solomon
George Orwell in 2001, Speaking From the Grave
I dreamed I saw George Orwell last night. Alive as you or me. He'd been watching the news, and he was quite irate. "All this doublespeak about war crimes is appalling," he said. "That chap Milosevic...
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Wednesday, June 27, 2001
Frances Moore Lappé
People, Not Technology, Are the Key to Ending Hunger
Biotechnology companies and even some scientists argue that we need genetically modified seeds to feed the world and to protect the Earth from chemicals. Their arguments feel eerily familiar. Thirty...
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Monday, June 25, 2001
Jonathan Schell
The New Nuclear Danger
On June 12, 1982, 1 million people assembled in Central Park in New York City to protest the reckless nuclear policies of the Reagan Administration and to call for a nuclear freeze. They never...
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Friday, June 22, 2001
Molly Ivins
More Proof That There's No Place Like Texas
AUSTIN — First, we Texans would like to salute the only governor we've got, Rick ("Goodhair") Perry, the Ken Doll, for vetoing the bill to outlaw executing the mentally retarded. We are Texas Proud...
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Russell Mokhiber, Robert Weissman
Censorship at the National Press Club
Henry Kissinger came to the National Press Club here in Washington, D.C. last night to give a talk, sell his latest book, Does America Need a Foreign Policy? and take questions from an audience of...
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Monday, June 18, 2001
Barbara Lee
The Need for the Kyoto Protocol
OF ALL the crimes against the environment that President Bush has committed during his brief tenure, trampling his own promise to reduce carbon dioxide emissions may prove to be the most damaging...
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Friday, June 15, 2001
Norman Solomon
The Pentagon Papers -- Media Praise Ringing Hollow
When they challenged the power of the White House by claiming the right to publish the Pentagon Papers, the nation's two most influential newspapers took a laudable stand. During the three decades...
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Wednesday, June 13, 2001
Molly Ivins
McVeigh's Twisted Warrior Mentality Sadly Familiar
AUSTIN — "Invictus"?! Lord save us, what a sick man. Talk about delusional. That Timothy McVeigh, mass murderer of children, saw himself as the master of his ship and the captain of his soul is...
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Monday, June 11, 2001
Molly Ivins
Tax-Cutting Our Way to Giant Deficits
AUSTIN, Texas — Boy, does this have a familiar ring. George W. Bush comes up with a terrible idea, and by the time it becomes law it's such a hopeless hash you can't even tell what it was supposed to...
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Tuesday, June 5, 2001
James Carroll
The Curse and Blessing of a Beautiful Sunset
THESE ARE THE WEEKS in which sunset comes later and later, and so you notice it. Through most of the busy year the fading of the light barely registers, but in the run-up to the summer solstice you...
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Sunday, June 3, 2001
Michael Pollan
The Organic-Industrial Complex
Almost overnight, the amount and variety of organic food on offer in my local supermarket has mushroomed. Fresh produce, milk, eggs, cereal, frozen food, even junk food — all of it now has its own...
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Sunday, May 27, 2001
Bernie Sanders
Vermont Isn't Out of Touch - Bush Is
There is an enormous amount of speculation as to why Senator Jim Jeffords left the Republican Party to become an independent. There should not be. The truth is simple: Vermont is a progressive state...
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Wednesday, May 23, 2001
Tom Turnipseed
Did God Bless Americans to Have More than Others and Steal From Future Generations?
President Bush prays every day for God's guidance according to media reports. Ari Fleischer, the White House Press secretary, recently declared that "Mr. Bush believes that energy use is a reflection...
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Tuesday, May 22, 2001
Ralph Nader
Act to Leave No Child Behind
The Children's Defense Fund (CDF) has long run on the motto – "Leave No Child Behind." But that phrase was given much higher visibility as the slogan of the presidential campaign of George W. Bush,...
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Monday, May 21, 2001
Nancy Snow
Is It a 'Hood or Verging on Good?
Last Tuesday they were celebrating Inglewood's finest hour in more than a decade: the "grand opening" of a revitalized Market Street, the main downtown thoroughfare. The band was playing, the...
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Sunday, May 20, 2001
Kevin Horrigan
Keep Your Poor. Our Masses are Huddled at the Mall.
A couple weeks ago, in the wake of Vice President Dick Cheney's suggestion that energy conservation was for wimps, someone asked Ari Fleisher, President George W. Bush's press secretary, whether the...
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Sunday, May 13, 2001
Marian Wright Edelman
Does President Bush Really Mean to Leave No Child Behind?
During his presidential campaign, President Bush repeatedly promised to "Leave No Child Behind," using the Children's Defense Fund's trademarked mission statement. He and members of his Cabinet...
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Monday, May 7, 2001
Bill Moyers
Hi. My name is Bill, and I'm a Recovering Unimpeachable Source
Hi. My name is Bill, and I'm a recovering Unimpeachable Source. I understand "Unimpeachable Source" is now an oxymoron in Washington, as in "McCain Republican" or "Democratic Party." But once upon a...
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Sunday, May 6, 2001
Jeff Cohen
The Myth of the Media's Role in Vietnam
Of the many myths that mushroomed from the carnage of the Vietnam War perhaps none is more specious than the fable about how a bold, aggressive mainstream media turned America against the war. As the...
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Tuesday, May 1, 2001
Tom Turnipseed
Another Energy Crisis????
The global energy cartel is imperiling the world's environment and economic stability in a greedy grab for profits that is empowered by a heavy investment of campaign contributions and corporate...
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Russell Mokhiber, Robert Weissman
Warning: Philip Morris Wants Regulation
If the world is going to permit organizations to exist for the purpose of promoting consumer products that used as intended cause death and disease, then it at least ought to establish meaningful...
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Monday, April 30, 2001
William Greider
Sovereign Corporations
When NAFTA was adopted in 1993, Chapter 11 in the trade and investment agreement was too obscure to stir controversy. Eight years later, it's the smoking gun in the intensifying argument over whether...
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Tuesday, April 24, 2001
James Carroll
The Ghosts That Still Haunt Cincinnati - And the Nation
"WE HAVE A GHOST in here," a character says in Toni Morrison's novel "Beloved." The haunting figure is the long-dead child killed by her fugitive mother. The slave catcher had come, and rather than...
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Monday, April 23, 2001
James T. Phillips
War Crimes, Warriors, Witnesses
Countless pundits and televised talking heads have been telling Americans that, unless participation in a war was up-front and personal, comments about war crimes committed by United States Armed...
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Friday, April 13, 2001
Molly Ivins
Our Fake Energy Crisis: What Really Happened in California
Here at the annual World Affairs Conference at the University of Colorado, the assorted experts from around the globe may sometimes be wrong, but they are rarely in doubt. This lends a happy, "But...
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Wednesday, April 4, 2001
Danny Schechter
Media Prostitutes And China Coverage
On April 1, the day Americans call April Fools Day, the Sunday New York Times carried a front page scoop : "Secret U.S. Study Concludes Taiwan Needs New Arms." The story revealed that top officials...
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Tuesday, April 3, 2001
James Carroll
Let the Voices of Slaves Be Heard
A JUDGE IN THE Federal District Court in Atlanta is deciding this week whether the voice of a slave can be heard in America.
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Monday, April 2, 2001
William Greider
Stockman Returneth
Twenty years ago this season, when another new Republican President arrived in Washington to push for massive income-tax reductions, I was having breakfast every other Saturday morning with David...
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Sunday, March 25, 2001
Jeff Cohen
Pitching Softballs: Why are Journalists Going Easy on Bush?
Imagine that while Bill Clinton was president, Secret Service agents had gone to fetch Chelsea Clinton's boyfriend from jail, where he'd been arrested for public drunkenness. One could imagine days...
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Friday, March 23, 2001
Tom Turnipseed
The Wild West of Dick Cheney
The message was clear -- passage of the Bush Administration's giant windfall-for-the-wealthy tax cut will reverse the Clinton-caused stock market slide and recession that's wiping out the retirement...
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Thursday, March 22, 2001
Molly Ivins
No More Hot Air From the Democrats
AUSTIN, Texas -- The Democrats in the U.S. Senate have an unusual opportunity coming up in the next few weeks. One could even call it unique, if unique were not a forbidden word in newspapers. The...
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Tuesday, March 20, 2001
Norman Solomon
Digital Promise of Global Village
Many Americans have seen the digital dream of global communications vividly expressed on TV commercials for Cisco Systems. Eager to promote its theme of "empowering the Internet generation," the...
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Tuesday, March 13, 2001
Molly Ivins
Bush Making Gaffes While Cheney Maneuvers
DALLAS — Our new president has just committed foreign policy. Run for your lives! He's going to Git Tuff on North Korea. North Korea consists of several million people who are the verge of starvation...
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Monday, March 12, 2001
William Greider
Nader and the Politics of Fear
Mention his name in the House Democratic caucus and Ralph Nader draws spontaneous boos. Among party regulars, many assume that the anger and the regrets lingering from Election 2000 effectively put...
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Sunday, March 11, 2001
Jeff Cohen
Democrats, Who Needs Them?
THE conventional wisdom is that Bill Clinton's fall from grace over the pardon hysteria has hurt the Democratic Party. In fact, Clinton's disgrace is a blessing in disguise for Democrats, at least...
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Friday, March 9, 2001
Norman Solomon
Triumph of (George) Will: When Media Might Makes Right
A skeleton is rattling in George Will's closet. But it's difficult to hear above the steady applause from his elite boosters inside the media business.
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Friday, March 2, 2001
Helen Thomas
After Handing Presidency to GW Bush, US Justices Engage in Spin
WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Supreme Court justices might have to hire a slick public relations firm to refurbish their image after the disastrous decision to hand the presidency to George W. Bush.
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Wednesday, February 28, 2001
Molly Ivins
Drug War has Made Drugs Cheaper, More Pure
AUSTIN, Texas — That was quite a remarkable moment that George W. Bush had in Mexico. You may have missed it or even assumed he was just pointing out the obvious again, but consider the implications...
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Tuesday, February 13, 2001
James Carroll
Pulling Together Here to Stop AIDS Everywhere
AIDS IS a matter of national security. That definition of the global epidemic, especially as it ravages Africa but also as it bears down on Russia, India, and China, became current toward the end of...
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Saturday, February 10, 2001
Frances Fox Piven
Tommy Thompson's Easy Ride
As President Bush's Secretary of Health and Human Services, Tommy Thompson, the former governor of Wisconsin, will decide how federal authority is used to supervise an array of programs that reach...
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Tuesday, February 6, 2001
Molly Ivins
Recessions are Good for You -- Unless You're a Little Guy
AUSTIN -- For terrific entertainment, watch the Washington press corps swoon over George W. Bush. The famous charm offensive (he's calling congressmen by cute nicknames like "Big George") has the...
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Monday, February 5, 2001
Molly Ivins
Getting Between the Hogs and the Tax Cut Trough
AUSTIN -- Christmas! Tax cuts ahead! Look out -- whatever you do, don't get between the hogs and the trough. The K Street lobbyists are ginning up a campaign to get big business a bigger slice of the...
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Tuesday, January 30, 2001
James Carroll
America's Bookstores: Shrines to the Truth
SAN FRANCISCO - Among the many pleasures of a nationwide book tour is the privilege of seeing America through the lens of its best impulse. I have been in cities on both coasts, north to Chicago and...
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Monday, January 29, 2001
Norman Solomon
Letter From Porto Alegre: 'A Different World is Possible
The World Social Forum here in southern Brazil is being reported around the planet as an oppositional counterpoint to the annual bash in Davos, where corporate leaders have been gathering for three...
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Thursday, January 25, 2001
Ralph Nader
My Untold Story
On the afternoon of February 21, 2000, I declared my candidacy for the Green Party presidential nomination at The Madison Hotel in Washington, D.C., before an impressive assemblage of media. All the...
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Saturday, January 20, 2001
Harvey Wasserman
The Unelected President
It's official. The Banana Republicans now occupy the White House. In direct--and predictable--contradiction to his campaign rhetoric of accommodation and compromise, George "Shrub" Bush begins his...
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Thursday, January 18, 2001
Norman Solomon
Ashcroft and Racism: Breaking the Code
A surreal mixup disrupted CNN programming for a few moments on Jan. 17 when the network switched to live coverage of Colin Powell. While the retired general appeared on the screen, the audio was the...
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Tuesday, January 16, 2001
James Carroll
Eisenhower's Farewell Warning Was Meant For Our Time
''SO, IN THIS, MY LAST good-night to you as your president, I thank you ...'' It was 40 years ago tomorrow, the farewell address of Dwight D. Eisenhower. ''... thank you for the many opportunities...
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Tuesday, January 9, 2001
James Carroll
Black Caucus Sends a Message About Justice
THE AMERICAN Heritage Dictionary defines ''epiphany'' as a ''sudden manifestation of the essence or meaning of something.'' Last Saturday was the Christian feast of the Epiphany - Three Kings Day -...
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Sunday, January 7, 2001
John Buell
A Party Pulled Apart: New Democrats Lose Touch with True Base
Immediately following Richard Nixon's resignation, President Gerald Ford famously proclaimed, "Our long national nightmare is over." Yet Watergate's causes lay in more than the paranoia of one man,...
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Friday, January 5, 2001
Molly Ivins
Honeymoon? I've Got A Headache
MARATHON, TEXAS -- So far out in West Texas, there's only God and country on the radio. Along with endless sky and no cellphones. Drive across the Rio Grande in your pickup for lunch and say, "Oh,...
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Tom Turnipseed
Affluenza's Symptoms: Bankruptcies Burgeon With The Daunting Debt of Everyday Americans and Enron
A couple of months ago I attended a lecture and discussion at the University of South Carolina's School of Environment led by John de Graaf, who has produced more than a dozen televison documentaries...
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Norman Solomon
50 Years Later, The Tragedy of Nuclear Tests in Nevada
As golden anniversaries go, it's a somber occasion. In a forlorn expanse of desert scarcely an hour's drive northwest of Las Vegas, on Jan. 27, 1951, the Nevada Test Site went into operation by...
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Norman Solomon
50 Years Later, The Tragedy of Nuclear Tests in Nevada
As golden anniversaries go, it's a somber occasion. In a forlorn expanse of desert scarcely an hour's drive northwest of Las Vegas, on Jan. 27, 1951, the Nevada Test Site went into operation by...
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Thursday, January 4, 2001
Jonathan Schell
Alan Cranston's Message on Nuclear Arms Lives
After retiring from the U.S. Senate in 1993, Alan Cranston--who died on New Year's Eve of the true new millennium in the home of his son, Kim--began a new career that was as important as the one he...
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Wednesday, January 3, 2001
Huck Gutman
Immigrants Angst
10 December was International Human Rights Day. There was little recognition of this fact in the USA or in much of the world. Six months ago, I wrote about the overwhelming fact of migration: how the...
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Tuesday, January 2, 2001
James Carroll
A Quiet Reminder: We're All in This Together
SO THE CALENDAR rolls on. If the passage of time is the only certain thing, why are you surprised again to find that yet another year has turned, and with it - now for sure - another millennium.
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Saturday, December 30, 2000
Ralph Nader
Factory Farms Continue To Be A Blight On Landscape
A concentrated food industry and concentrated factory farms have combined to throw rural America into one of the worst crises it has ever faced. Federal and state regulators have failed to curtail...
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Sunday, December 24, 2000
Sarah Waheed
US Must Address Mideast Bias
U.S. POLICY IN the Middle East is biased against the Palestinians. The United States has vetoed, or abstained from, numerous U.N. Security Council resolutions that have criticized Israel on various...
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Friday, December 22, 2000
William Greider
Clinton Follows the Money
The power play was swift, effective and ugly. Within hours of Albert Gore's concession, Bill Clinton was moving the levers of insider politics to install his personal money guy, Terry McAuliffe, as...
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Tuesday, December 19, 2000
James Carroll
A Time for Senator Kennedy
EVENTS OF THE LAST month represent a return of fiercely felt American partisanship - and that is good. The most damaging aspect of the Gore-Bush election campaign was the blurring of differences that...
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Monday, December 18, 2000
Russell Mokhiber, Robert Weissman
The People's Health
Savar, Bangladesh -- More than two decades ago, the nations of the world issued a call for "Health for all the people of the world by the year 2000," in the Alma Alta Declaration, the product of a...
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Friday, December 15, 2000
Jonathan Schell
Power. Money: A Force to Reckon With
Tuesday's Supreme Court decision giving the presidency to George W. Bush, delivered in the dead of night in an opaque, anonymous opinion rendered by Justices who gave no oral presentation from the...
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Wednesday, December 13, 2000
Danny Schechter
Throwing Pies At The Media
The American election drama has so far had the effect of delegitimizing virtually every institution that it sucks into its vortex. Voting and politics have lost credibility. Lawyers and the courts...
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Sunday, December 10, 2000
Ralph Nader
A Tribute to David Brower, Champion of the Environment
David R. Brower was the greatest environmentalist and conservationist of the 20th century. He was also an indefatigable champion of every worthwhile effort to protect the environment over the last...
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Thursday, December 7, 2000
Jill Schneiderman
Act Now to Curb Global Warming
DURING THE last two weeks of November, negotiators from many nations-lobbied heavily by representatives of private environmental groups-labored to craft rules for the 1997 Kyoto Protocol, a...
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Monday, November 27, 2000
Arundhati Roy
Power Politics: The Reincarnation of Rumpelstiltskin
Remember him? The gnome who could turn straw into gold? Well he's back now, but you wouldn't recognize him. To begin with, he's not an individual gnome anymore. I'm not sure how best to describe him...
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Tuesday, November 21, 2000
James Carroll
Clinton's Missed Opportunity in Vietnam
"THE HISTORY WE leave behind is painful and hard," President Clinton said in Vietnam last week. "We must not forget it, but we must not be controlled by it." Americans were too obsessed with the...
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Friday, November 17, 2000
Norman Solomon
Public Wiser Than Pundits In Post-Election Uproar
During the first several days after the election, many of America's leading pundits were very distressed. Some even appeared to be on the verge of freaking out as they vented major anxieties: It's...
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Wednesday, November 8, 2000
Danny Schechter
Lori Berenson: Convicted By An Image
Picture this scene. The president of a Latin American country, said to be trying to redeem himself in Washington's eyes, races around the countryside in a motorcade and a helicopter, beating the...
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Monday, November 6, 2000
John Buell
Weighing Electoral Risks
If politics is governed by an iron law, it is its very unpredictability. Citizens and commentators all see as through a glass darkly. We can and must make generalizations about politics. Nonetheless...
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Sunday, October 29, 2000
Ralph Nader
Why I'm Running
To the Editor: You discredit our democracy by editorializing on Oct. 26 that the limited ground covered by the Gore and Bush candidacies should define political competition in this election. Millions...
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Sam Husseini
A New Way To Vote -- As A Duet
Come election day, millions may vote for George W. Bush and Al Gore while not believing in them. Doubtlessly, some will vote for one of these two enthusiastically, but sometimes it seems neither of...
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Wednesday, October 25, 2000
Danny Schechter
Saving Amy: "The Exception To The Rulers"
How many times have you heard someone say, "I am tired of hearing what you are against. Tell me what you are for." Media critics hear this all the time, since by instinct and disposition, we are...
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Saturday, October 21, 2000
Molly Ivins
Military Madness
Faint, but at this late date we abstain from the new mandatory media pose of being clever and snide about the only two major presidential candidates we've got, and pause here to consider an issue. (I...
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Thursday, October 19, 2000
Danny Schechter
Perception Vs. Reality In The Middle East "Press War"
Back in 1985, Rolling Stone magazine created advertisements for itself designed to attract more media spending; it had "outgrown" its "summer-of-love origins," according to Ad Week Magazine, and was...
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Wednesday, October 18, 2000
Sam Husseini
U.S. Abdicates Justice
President Clinton said he wants to break the "cycle of violence" between the Israelis and Palestinians, but his refusal to do justice actually plants the seeds of oppression and violence. Shortly...
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Sunday, October 15, 2000
William Greider
Prague & Globalization: Waking Up the Global Elite
A tide of corporate high-mindedness seems to be sweeping the globe, inspired by last year's ruckus in Seattle and a continuing series of confrontations. One international organization after another...
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Muhanned Tull
How It Came to This: A Palestinian's View
RAMALLAH, West Bank -- First there was a small explosive sound, then a terrible piercing whistle that I could feel in my hair and skin. Then a huge explosion as an Israeli missile toppled the Voice...
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Saturday, October 7, 2000
Norman Solomon
Our Debts to New Media Technology
Everywhere we turn, new technologies for communication have us surrounded. The online sensations of just a few years ago are now ancient cyber-history, and the process continues to accelerate. The...
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Friday, October 6, 2000
Russell Mokhiber, Robert Weissman
Look Before You Leap
A friend of ours -- you might call him techno-challenged man -- recently met the guy who invented the E-book. That's the little hand-held computer that carries hundreds of books and that let's you...
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Monday, October 2, 2000
Ralph Nader
Insurance Lobby Assault: Consumer Groups Work To Fight Industry Deregulation
The insurance lobby, one of the most powerful special interest forces in the United States, has launched an all-out campaign to emasculate the nation's already weak insurance regulatory framework. If...
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Wednesday, September 27, 2000
Tom Turnipseed
Football and Flags and the "The Lost Cause"
Columbia, SC -- Not since 1928 have the University of South Carolina and Clemson University football teams gone 4-0 the same year. The dramatic turnaround from big losers to big winners for South...
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