Richard Wolff: Exalting markets as if they were some perfect social optimum should be rejected as the self-serving tool of societies’ richest operated at the expense of everyone else.
Dick Platkin: If the climate initiatives championed by Los Angeles Mayor Garcetti and by Councilmember Paul Koretz are serious, and not just anti-Trump media campaigns, then these politicians need to become leading advocates for dipping deep into LA’s municipal budget to address climate change.
Gareth Porter: Tulsi Gabbard’s “Stop Arming Terrorists Act” challenges for the first time in Congress a U.S. policy toward the conflict in the Syrian civil war that should have set off alarm bells long ago.
Peter Dreier: In the military, McCain was a hero. But yesterday, on the Senate floor, McCain was a coward.