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Tuesday, February 29, 2000
James Carroll
A Tale Of Two War Veterans: John McCain And Phil Berrigan
John McCain's widely irresistible story does not begin with his valiant record as a prisoner of war. Nor is its most compelling aspect his role in bringing about an end to the punitive US embargo...
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Monday, February 28, 2000
Ralph Nader
Still Paying More: Thirty Years After Landmark Book, The Poor Are Still Being Fleeced Because They're Poor
Some 30 years ago David Caplovitz wrote about a situation that the poor have known for years. He called his book The Poor Pay More. At the time, his documented evidence created quite a stir, and many...
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Russell Mokhiber, Robert Weissman
Who Owns America?
The other day, at our local bookstore, we passed a book. And then doubled back. The book is titled Who Owns America?: A Declaration of Independence. Sounded like it was written by people we should...
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Thursday, February 24, 2000
Norman Solomon
Open Letter: Facing the Pacifica Crisis
Hovering over all this about Pacifica is that the composition of the Pacifica national board has shifted against progressives. Since the board has made itself self-perpetuating and able to fill its...
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Jeff Cohen
John McCain and the Media: A Buss-Fest or a Bust?
Reporters have given criticism of the candidate a back seat.
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Monday, February 21, 2000
Nancy Snow
The South Carolina Primary: Bush Wins, America Loses
Lee Atwater must be smiling somewhere. The originator of the establishment South Carolina firewall, he was the 1988 Bush campaign manager who made his celebrity from happy-go-lucky hatchet politics...
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Ralph Nader
Statement of Ralph Nader, Announcing His Candidacy for the Green Party's Nomination for President
Today I wish to explain why, after working for years as a citizen advocate for consumers, workers, taxpayers and the environment, I am seeking the Green Party's nomination for President. A crisis of...
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Sunday, February 20, 2000
Phyllis Bennis
Clinton Administration Turns Deaf Ear As UN Officials Voice Concerns About The Way Sanctions Have Ravaged Iraqi Society
THE resignations should be a wake-up call for Washington. Hans Von Sponeck, the United Nation's assistant secretary general and humanitarian coordinator in Iraq, announced his resignation last week...
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Thursday, February 17, 2000
Norman Solomon
NPR Floats An Ombudsman, But Problems Run Deep
What if a big restaurant chain announced that it was hiring a chief inspector -- and filled the job with the person who'd been in charge of the company's kitchens? We might roll our eyes if the...
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Saturday, February 12, 2000
Bernie Sanders
Falling Behind In Boom Times
When US leaders extol the virtues of the ''American Way'' to foreign leaders in overseas economic gatherings, they should keep in mind that at least 11 other countries rank ahead of the United States...
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Thursday, February 10, 2000
Norman Solomon
E-Vandalism Intrudes On the Power To Be Heard
A specter is haunting cyberspace -- the specter of e-vandalism. Media alarms have been loud recently: Electronic commerce is under siege. A virtual crime wave threatens to wreak havoc on the World...
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Tuesday, February 8, 2000
James Carroll
America's 21st-Century Gulag
In taking the measure of the European conquest of the New World, when so many indigenous people were eliminated by sword, gunfire, and disease, we note that the invading Europeans did not practice...
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Thursday, February 3, 2000
Norman Solomon
Fine Journalism Deserves A Lot More Attention
Time magazine recently offered some notable journalism. A 14-page investigative report -- "Big Money and Politics: Who Gets Hurt?" -- provided extensive coverage of how government decisions really...
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Sunday, September 28, 1997
Craig Brown
It's Time For America To Dream Again
It's been said that dreams are our roadmap to the future. If so, just where is our country heading? Consider the cynical, short-sighted, poll-driven promises made in the recent presidential election...
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Wednesday, June 2, 1976
Howard Zinn
Whom Will We Honor Memorial Day?
Memorial Day will be celebrated ... by the usual betrayal of the dead, by the hypocritical patriotism of the politicians and contractors preparing for more wars, more graves to receive more flowers...
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