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Pete Dolack: Tax Cuts & Social Security

Lurking behind this devastating corporate offensive is the little matter of the extra $1.5 trillion to be added to the deficit.

Mel Gurtov: Essay for the New Year: The Calculated Destruction of America’s Government

It is truly extraordinary that the still-new Trump administration keeps appointing people whose common priority is the destruction of the agency they head.

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Edward S. Herman: Publishing Edward S. Herman

An important semantic development of the past decade that is closely related to the doublespeak of moderateness and extremism is the new usage of the concept of “special interests.”

Arman Sidhu: School Vouchers: The Silver Bullet of America’s Education

In instances where school vouchers have been partially adopted, the pedagogical results have been insignificant, if not shoddy

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Marjorie Cohn: Duty To Disobey

If the president ordered a nuclear strike, General Hyten said he would offer legal and strategic advice, but he would not violate the laws of war simply on the president’s say-so.

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Michael T. Klare: The Trump Doctrine

Of course, we don’t yet know the details of the coming Trumpian NPR. It will, however, certainly throw the Obama approach to the sharks and promote a far more robust role for nuclear weapons,

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Jack Rasmus: A Letter of Thanks To Our Wealthiest 1 Percent

Your stewardship of the U.S. economy has allowed us to keep 5 percent of all the national income created since the last recession in 2009; while you wealthiest 1 percent got to keep the other 95 percent
created since the last recession in 2009; while you wealthiest 1 percent got to keep the other 95 percent

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Mark Weisbrot: Trump Doubles Down On Sanctions and Regime Change

With encouragement from Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) and other Republicans, Trump has been trying to help topple the elected government of Venezuela

Melissa A. Work: Essay for the New Year: Wondering When We Will Decide to Fix This

It was a nice warm evening where children, brothers, sisters, moms, dads, and friends gathered to listen to country music in Las Vegas, Nevada.

William Boardman: Mega Deaths From America

The U.S. naval blockade of Yemen has been unrelenting since March 2015.

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