Jun 23, 2012

Weekly Readers' Choice | June 23, 2012



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Week Ending June 22, 2012

Readers' Choice / Most Read Views...

  1. John Atcheson: Dark Ages Redux: American Politics and the End of the Enlightenment

  2. Robert Reich: Corporations Have Feelings (A Short Story by the GOP)

  3. George Monbiot: The Earth Cannot Be Saved by Hope and Billionaires

  4. Zoe Weil: An Open Thank You Letter to Teachers

  5. Chris Hedges: Occupy Will Be Back

  6. Nikolas Kozloff: Endgame for Assange? The Politics Behind Ecuador's Asylum Offer

  7. Robert Scheer: In Health Care, Give the People What They Want: Medicare for All

  8. Richard Schiffman: The Most Anti-Environment Congress in History: Here's the Record

  9. Peter Edelman: Low-Wage Nation: Poverty and Inequality Are Threatening Our Democracy

  10. Joe Brewer: The REAL Reason Conservatives Always Win


 Readers' Choice / Most Read News...
Pelosi: We 'Could Have Arrested Karl Rove... But We Didn't' Pelosi charges House Oversight and Government Reform Committee with playing politics in vote to hold Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt.
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Obama Lifts Veil of Secrecy on US Wars in Yemen Obama openly described 'direct action' – military operations – in both Yemen and Somalia.
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Change.org Drops Michelle Rhee Group Under Pressure From Progressives The move comes after intense pressure from the labor movement and other progressive allies.
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Furious Greenpeace Moves to 'War Footing' at Rio+20 Kumi Naidoo: Negotiators at the Rio+20 sustainable development conference have watered down proposals to protect the world's oceans.
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Major Design Flaws Uncovered at Calif. Nuclear Plant Friends of the Earth and other watchdog groups petition for closure.
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Obama White House Rejects Request for Targeted Killing Docs The administration argued the information was "highly classified," despite the fact that details of the programs have been leaked to the media.
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Earth's Defenders Being Murdered at Increasingly Alarming Rate Environmentalists across the world being killed at rate of one per week, and growing.
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Israeli Soldier Holds Hunger Strike in Solidarity With Palestinians in Detention The soldier, Yaniv Mazor, is currently in military prison for refusing to serve in part of an "occupation army."
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Call for Ray Bradbury to be Honored with '451' Internet Censored Message A new status code to reflect internet censorship could be named after Ray Bradbury's most famous novel, Fahrenheit 451.
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High Court Produces a Politics Of, By and For Corporations The Constitution Accountability Center report finds that in every case before the court this term, the majority has found in favor of the position taken by the US Chamber of Commerce.
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