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Sidestepping Ukraine’s ‘N-Word’ for Nazi
The New York Times, in its ceaseless anti-Russian bias over the Ukraine crisis, now wants everyone to use the “I-word” – for “invasion” – when describing Russia’s interference in Ukraine despite the flimsy supporting evidence for the charge presented by Kiev and NATO. The evidence, including...
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Flaunting Wider "Latitude," US Military Confirms More Strikes in Iraq
Assaults on houses, towns and bakeries allegedly harboring fighters affiliated with Islamic State
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“ISIS” is Arabic for “Khmer Rouge”
One of the biggest frauds surrounding the Islamic State in Syria (ISIS) is that its emergence was unforeseen, indeed, unforeseeable. Nothing could be further from the truth. Forty-five years ago, the U.S. created another ISIS—a virulent, apocalyptic movement of anti-Western fundamentalists—during...
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Latin America’s Anti-drug Policies Feed on the Poor
Poor young men, slumdwellers and single mothers are hurt the most by anti-drug policies in Latin America, according to representatives of governments, social organisations and multilateral bodies meeting at the Fifth Latin American Conference on Drug Policies. During the Sept. 3-4 conference held...
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Just Say No
“We’ve got to stop ISIS…al-Qaida…Syria’s Assad…Hamas…Hezbollah…Taliban …Shebab…the wicked Ruskis in Ukraine..those Yemeni Houthis…Iran… Sudan…Islamists in Libya and Mali… Boko Haram in Nigeria…the Red Chinese in Asia. Oh yes, and defend Latvia and fight the Lord’s Army in Uganda. That’s the view in...
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Faux War
War, children, is just a shot away, it’s just a shot away. - Paul Simon, Gimme Shelter (1969) Wars can, of course, be started quite by accident. They can be started because the warriors on one side or the other are overly enthusiastic about what they are doing and their enthusiasm leads them to do...
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New Sanctions on Iran are Detrimental to an Agreement
Ayatollah Ali Khamenei gave instructions to his top military commander to cooperate with US, Iraqi and Kurdish forces in their fight against Islamic State. Khamenei’s decision comes days after the US announced new sanctions on Iran, sanctions that can hider current negotiations with that country...
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Sierra Leone Imposes Nationwide Four-Day Lockdown Over Ebola
Residents barred from leaving their homes from September 18-21 to 'deal with Ebola once and for all'
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'Disruption': Film Offers Grassroots Global Revolt as Key Answer to Climate Crisis
Produced by justice activists ahead of planned Climate People's March & Mobilization later this month, the documentary is being released for online screenings nationwide this Sunday
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Groups: Time Is Now To End 'Shocking Degradation' of World's Forests
'We will lose these incredible landscapes and the forests that they contain if no action is taken to protect them.'
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