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As a Man-Made Famine Looms, Christmas Comes Early to South Sudan
The limits of America’s African experiment in nation building
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Is the Apocalypse Us?
Think of it as the true end of the beginning. Last week, Theodore "Dutch" Van Kirk, the final member of the 12-man crew of the Enola Gay, the plane (named after its pilot’s supportive mother) that dropped the atomic bomb on Hiroshima, died at age 93. When that first A-bomb left its bomb bay at 8:15...
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Russians Strike Back Against Western Nations with One-Year Food Import Ban
In response to increased sanctions by the west and continued conflict in Ukraine, Moscow announces one year ban on meat, fruit, vegetables and other products coming from the US, EU, Canada, Norway and Australia
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The War Crimes of Nuclear Weaponry
Vonnegut on Nagasaki: “The most racist, nastiest act by this country, after human slavery”
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Hiroshima and Nagasaki, 69 Years Later
“I hate war,” Koji Hosokawa told me as we stood next to the A-Bomb Dome in Hiroshima, Japan. The skeletal remains of the four-story building stand at the edge of the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park. The building was one of the few left standing when the United States dropped the atomic bomb on...
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Hatred in the Nuclear Era
Before nuclear weapons, after nuclear weapons . . . “The latter era, of course,” writes Noam Chomsky, “opened on August 6, 1945, the first day of the countdown to what may be the inglorious end of this strange species, which attained the intelligence to discover the effective means to destroy...
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UK Protesters Arrested After Occupying Factory Supplying IDF Drone Engines
After 36 hours, protest that garnered international attention cut short by local police.
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UN: Humanitarian Situation Worsening in Ukraine
Violence intensifying as food and water supplies dwindle
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On Heroes and Preachers: Gaza’s New Resistance Paradigm
“Where is the Palestinian Gandhi? In Israeli prison, of course!,” was the title of an article by Jo Ehrlich published in Mondoweiss.net on Dec 21, 2009. That was almost exactly one year after Israel concluded a major war against Gaza. The so-called Operation Cast Lead (December 27, 2008 – January...
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The Hidden Shallows of Global Poverty "Eradication" Efforts
A closer look at how the the UN's New Sustainable Development Goals are being framed and what we must do to challenge a paradigm that is not working
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