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Wednesday, December 21, 2016
Les Leopold
The Invention Of The White Working Class
History warns us to be very, very careful when using the phrase “white working class.” The reason has nothing to do with political correctness. Rather, it concerns the changing historical definitions...
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Tom Engelhardt
An Administration of Losers?
Members of Trump's cabinet are unlikely to have the power to "win" anything, but they will indeed have an unprecedented power to destroy
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Sam Pizzigati
Waging Class War in Comfort
Do the corporate chiefs now parading into the new Trump administration see the United States as just another enterprise — to fleece?
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Will Bunch
The 'Good Girls Revolt' is the Untold Political Story of 2017
Esther Gordon, a 65-year-old retired French teacher who lives in Newtown Square, will never forget that feeling when she woke up on November 9 and it sunk in that Donald Trump had really won the...
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Jim Hightower
What Is the 'Trump Fix'?
In Donald Trump's presidential campaign, it was his frequent, unbridled slaps at Wall Street elites and arrogant, job-busting corporate executives that gave him the "populistic" patina he needed to...
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Tuesday, December 20, 2016
Tania Ildefonso Ocampos
IS’s New Tactic: Attacks to Discourage the West from Welcoming Refugees
As IS loses territory, EUROPOL warns that the group now aims to fuel - and capitalise on - anti-Muslim sentiment through attacks in the West
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Panyin Conduah
Teaching Civics in the Time of Trump
Do we need a new Schoolhouse Rock! to remind us how to run a democracy?
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Harvey Kaye
Gingrich Renews the Right’s Declaration of War on Age of Roosevelt
Seventy-five years ago this past January, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt went before Congress and the American people to declare that a generation’s “rendezvous with destiny” had come, that the...
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Catherine Rottenberg
Trumping It Up: Neoliberalism on Steroids
Trump's ascendency should not be seen as marking neoliberalism's demise, but rather as ushering in its newest stage.
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Magdalena J. Seol
Memo to Trump: US Interests in the Era of Climate Change
During the US presidential campaign, President-elect Trump argued that global efforts to address climate change, such as the Paris Climate Agreement, were a “bad deal” that posed an unnecessary...
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Ted Gleichman
Feds Deny LNG Export Through Oregon – Developer Turns to Trump
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission ( FERC ) has conclusively rejected the only remaining US West Coast plan to ship liquefied natural gas (LNG) from Canada and the Rockies to Asia. On December...
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Katrina vanden Heuvel
Sham Populism, Shameless Plutocracy
In a speech at the Heritage Foundation last week, former House speaker Newt Gingrich portrayed President-elect Donald Trump’s incoming administration as a historic moment for conservatism. “This is...
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Joseph Stiglitz
Bad News for America’s Workers
Like Bush, Trump is yet another Republican president who will assume office despite losing the popular vote, only to pretend that he has a mandate to undertake extremist policies.
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William Astore
All the President's Generals
Trump’s push to "win" with warriors is a loss for America
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Kathy Kelly
Steer Your Way Into Love and Resistance
The frightening truth that our society is a train hurtling toward an abyss must be faced.
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Ralph Nader
An Open Letter to President Obama: Decision Time for Israeli-Palestinian Peace
Dear President Obama: On November 28, 2016, Jimmy Carter, the President who negotiated the peace agreement between Israel and Egypt in 1978, wrote an op ed for the New York Times titled, “ America...
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Norman Solomon
Urgent to Progressives: Stop Fueling the Anti-Russia Frenzy
This week began with a mass email from the head of the Democratic National Committee, who declared: “By now, Americans know beyond any reasonable doubt that the Russian government orchestrated a...
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Monday, December 19, 2016
Chris Hedges
‘Fake News’ in America: Homegrown, and Far From New
The media landscape in America is dominated by “fake news.” It has been for decades. This fake news does not emanate from the Kremlin. It is a multibillion-dollar-a-year industry that is skillfully...
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Ari Berman
North Carolina’s Legislative Coup Shows What Voter Suppression Will Look Like Under Trump
Republicans have turned North Carolina into a laboratory for subverting democracy.
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Anne Kaun
In the Age of Trump, Resistance Movements Must Bring People Together Beyond the Digital Realm
The temporality of corporate social media is based on a business model of dispossessing data. Platforms like Facebook are no substitute for the work of sustainable, long-term organizing.
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Sasha Davis
Could a Network of Rebellious Cities Really Stand Against Trump?
Since the November U.S. election, many on the Left have taken a closer look at how local places like cities, towns, college campuses, indigenous communities, and states can challenge the coming Trump...
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Nick Turse
Commandos Without Borders: America’s Elite Troops Partner with African Forces But Pursue US Aims
Al-Qaeda doesn’t care about borders. Neither does the Islamic State or Boko Haram. Brigadier General Donald Bolduc thinks the same way. “[T]errorists, criminals, and non-state actors aren’t bound by...
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Nafeez Ahmed
The UK's ‘National Security’ Plan? It's a Blueprint for a Police State
The report offers no insight on how Britain has destroyed the national security of other countries - and thereby threatened its own
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Lisa Pryor
Dear America, Why Did You Let Us Down?
SYDNEY, Australia — On the other side of the world from you, we are living in two time zones. One regulated by the rise and fall of the sun, the other regulated by the American news cycle. In our...
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Robert Reich
The Onslaught of Tyranny: Why Trump Rallies for Trump
A president intent on developing a base of enthusiastic supporters who believe boldface lies poses a clear threat to American democracy
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