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Yemen War Views
The United States and the Crucifixion of Yemen
The United States has killed, maimed, displaced and otherwise harmed an astonishing number of people in its 241-year record of murder and mayhem —including more than 20 million killed in 37 nations since 1945. Murder, Direct and Proxy Direct A grisly distinction exists between those Uncle Sam has...
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Resisting Trump: The Great American Awakening
Old wounds break open. Deep, encrusted wrongs are suddenly visible. The streets flow with anger and solidarity. The past and the future meet. The news is All Trump, All the Time, but what’s really happening is only minimally about Donald Trump, even though his outrageous actions and bizarre...
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Dear So-Called President Trump: Where’s My Protest Paycheck?
Dear So-Called President Trump: I was among the roughly five million Americans who took to the streets in cities across the country a few weeks ago in opposition to your outrageous policies regarding women, Muslims, school children, immigrants, workers, the environment, and people who need health...
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Now, America, You Know How Chileans Felt
DURHAM, N.C. — It is familiar, the outrage and alarm that many Americans are feeling at reports that Russia, according to a secret intelligence assessment, interfered in the United States election to help Donald J. Trump become president. I have been through this before, overwhelmed by a similar...
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Demonization of Putin as "Personally" Behind Clinton Hack Is Old Propaganda Technique
The leaked allegations supposedly from the CIA that Russian President Vladimir Putin “personally” directed how hacked emails from the Clinton campaign should be used should be treated with a good deal of skepticism. I have already said that the allegations of effective Russian interference in the...
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Foreign Meddling in Our Vote? Remember How This Feels.
During the Cold War, the CIA did everything it’s accusing Russia of doing today — and more.
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Donald Trump Views
Was 11/8 a New 9/11?
The Election That Changed Everything and Could Prove History’s Deal-Breaker
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Empire's Religion: Arundhati Roy Confronts the Tyranny of the Free Market
Perhaps the most revealing words on the topic of globalization in recent years came not from the pen of Thomas Piketty, nor were they written by Robert Reich or Joseph Stiglitz or Paul Krugman — rather, they can be found in the pages of The Lexus and the Olive Tree, written by the notorious New...
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Hillary Clinton’s Speech Against Trump Hypocritically Touts Her Foreign Policy Strength
In a foreign policy speech widely hailed for its sharpest attacks yet against Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton put forward a vision that she contended was a far, far better alternative than the vision Trump has for the United States. However, a number of statements she made hypocritically disregarded...
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Would Hillary Overthrow a Government Run by Bernie?
Let’s try a thought experiment. Imagine for a moment that a Bernie-like leader was elected the president of a Latin American country and that the U.S. feared he would adopt policies that were hostile to American corporate interests. Further imagine that Hillary became the president of the U.S...
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