Tuesday, February 3, 2015

Why There Is No Massive Antiwar Movement


News & Views | 02.03.15

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  Demobilized in the USA: Why There Is No Massive Antiwar Movement
by Tom Englehardt
I.F. Stone, the urge to serve, and remembrance of wars past
     

News...

  Final EPA Review Makes It Clear: 'Keystone a Climate Disaster'
by Deirdre Fulton
Agency analysis is further evidence that KXL is 'absolutely not in our national interest,' environmentalist says.
     
  In Stand for People and Planet Over Profit, Green Groups Back Oil Worker Strike
by Lauren McCauley
Oil refinery workers on the 'front lines' of protecting communities from fossil fuel hazards stage biggest industry work stoppage in 30 years.
     
  Canada 'Can't Hide' From Climate Impacts of Energy East Pipeline, Groups Say
by Deirdre Fulton
'Either include climate impacts and community voices in review, or lose all credibility and legitimacy in the eyes of the Canadian people.'
     
  By Canceling Debt, Croatia Grants 'Fresh Start' to 60,000 Citizens
by Lauren McCauley
Unprecedented move comes as other European Union governments continue to burden poorest citizens with austerity.
     
  Budget Signals Obama Intention to 'End Mindless Austerity'
by Jon Queally
Praise offered for plan to raise tax rates on wealthiest while giving middle class and public investment a needed boost.
     
  Austerity Linked to 30-Year High in Greek Suicides: Study
by Andrea Germanos
'Greater weight should be given to unintended health consequences of these measures,' researchers write.
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 Views...

  4 Things You Probably Know About Poverty That Bill and Melinda Gates Don’t
by Martin Kirk, Joe Brewer, and Jason Hickel
To fix global poverty, you first need to acknowledge where it comes from.
     
  The Super-Rich Can’t Hide From the Rest of Us
by Michael Winship
How the world’s wealthiest are getting ready to run away from the mess they’ve helped create.
     
  A Greek Morality Tale
by Joseph Stiglitz
If Europe says no to Greek voters’ demand for a change of course, it is saying that democracy is of no importance, at least when it comes to economics.
     
  A Budget Plan for the People
by Marjorie Elizabeth Wood
The President’s populist budget will leave Republicans scrambling to explain why they don’t support it.
     
  Obama Budget Signals End Of Austerity, Return Of Sanity
by Dave Johnson
This budget pushes the country back toward sanity. But the Republican Congress will block it.
     
  Netanyahu’s Speech and the Politics of Iran Policy
by Gareth Porter
Netanyahu’s approaching speech to Congress is a reflection of the increasingly open interference in U.S. politics by Israel.
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