William I. Robinson, Truthout: Restructuring through capitalist globalization has brought about an important shift in Palestinians’ relationship to Israel and generated conditions that make it easier for the Israeli right to raise the specter of genocide.
Charles Ornstein, ProPublica: By charging higher prices for generic drugs that treat certain illnesses, health insurers may be violating the spirit of the Affordable Care Act, which bans discrimination against those with pre-existing conditions.
Michael Nevradakis, Truthout: This is the first in a series of articles chronicling the long – and ongoing – history of corruption and censorship in Greece’s media landscape, one that has been marked by ever-declining freedoms of speech and the press.
Dana Drugmand, YES! Magazine: The movement to persuade schools to divest from fossil fuels has taken off around the country. Meet a few people who helped make Stanford the first major university to make a commitment to divest from coal.
Jaisal Noor, The Real News Network: Activists Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese discuss the major climate change events taking place this weekend in New York City.
Erica Etelson, Truthout: Technology has thus far largely shielded us from the real-life consequences of our hedonism, but ecosystem failures are starting to catch up with us faster than technology can respond. The delusion that we are separate from nature is the perilous essence of the techno-topian myth.
Bill Moyers and Michael Winship, Moyers & Company: Climate change deniers persist in telling us it just ain’t so, like the tobacco industry claiming for decade after decade that nicotine wasn’t addictive or that cigarettes couldn’t kill you.
Emily Schwartz Greco, OtherWords: In her powerful new book, Naomi Klein drills through the noisy climate debate and finds that humanity has no choice but to ditch its fossil fuel-driven global economy for a local model powered by renewable energy.
Brendan Fischer, PR Watch: Wisconsin election officials and advocates are being forced to make an “extraordinary effort” to adjust to voter ID restrictions that were just reinstated by a federal appellate court. Thousands of absentee ballots have already been sent to voters.
Thelma Mejia, Inter Press Service: United by grief and anxiety, the grandmothers, mothers and other relatives of people who disappeared on the migration route to the United States formed a committee in this city in northern Honduras to search for their missing loved ones.
Robin Marty, Care2: Miss New York’s Kira Kazantsev has just been crowned the new Miss America, and that should be a happy occasion. Instead, she’s being dubbed a baby killer after the right wing discovered that she spent three months interning for Planned Parenthood.
Cliven Bundy’s Chutzpah: He Blames Government for His Cow Severely Injuring Woman
Mark Karlin, BuzzFlash at Truthout: Cliven Bundy is such an extreme caricature of egregious hypocrisy – not to mention being a crass racist – that he appears to be the invention of a cynical satirist.
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