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A couple walks along a line of tractors blocking the parliament in Kiev on November 12, 2019, during a rally to protest against government plans to lift the moratorium on agricultural land sales, a step long awaited by investors but opposed by the Ukrainians fearing a foreign land grab. The former Soviet country, whose stalling economy has been propped up by Western aid in recent years, is home to some of the largest swathes of cultivated land in Europe. (Photo by Sergei SUPINSKY / AFP) (Photo by SERGEI SUP Views
Ukraine, the Land of Quid Pro Quos
If we are to take the matter of quid pro quos seriously, we should take the measure of over US$20 billion of aid forcing Ukraine to privatize its land and its economy for the profit of a few Western interests.
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Justice Democrats Accuses Buttigieg of Abandoning Medicare for All After Taking 'Tons of Cash' From Corporate Interests
The progressive group said Buttigieg has "no credibility" to attack Warren and Sanders on Medicare for All given "how much money he's been taking from Big Pharma and insurance executives."
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Trump Push for 'Middle Class' Tax Cut Ahead of 2020 Derided as Admission That 'His First Tax Cut Was a Scam'
"This is an acknowledgement that Republicans' original tax plan was heavily skewed to the wealthy, the middle got almost nothing, and people at the bottom got literally nothing."
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Supporters of Bolivian ex-President Evo Morales, take part in a march in downtown La Paz on November 12, 2019, after he left in exile to Mexico. - Bolivia's Evo Morales was en route to exile in Mexico on Tuesday, leaving behind a country in turmoil after his abrupt resignation as president. The senator set to succeed Morales as interim president, Jeanine Anez, pledged to call fresh elections to end the political crisis. (Photo: Aizar Raldes/AFP via Getty Images) Views
After Morales Ousted in Coup, the Lithium Question Looms Large in Bolivia
The overthrow of the elected leader cannot be understood without a glance at the nation's massive reserves of this crucial mineral.
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For The Simple Cause Of Justice
Marchers, including Dread Scott (right), arrive in New Orleans. Photo by Anne Ponton. Front photo by William Anderson Chanting "Liberté Ou la Mort!" - Freedom Or Death! - riding horses, flying flags, wearing 19th-century militia uniforms, singing Creole songs to African drumming and armed with...
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Cadet Bone Spurs Tells the People He Rips Off, Trash Talks, Exploits and Blocks They Are Why the Nation Thrives In Freedom, and It Does Not Go Well
Photo by Stephanie Keith/Getty Images On this supremely incongruous Veterans' Day, Cadet Bone Spurs crawled into New York City wearing a bulletproof vest to stand before a modest crowd in a bullet/sound/boo/chant/tomato/reality-proof booth - which some aptly likened to a hockey penalty box - to...
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Google obtained the health data of millions of Americans, a new report claims. News
'When Will Someone Go to Jail?': New Report Shows Google Secretly Storing Health Data of Millions of Americans
According to The Wall Street Journal , neither patients nor doctors have been notified of the data collection and storage.
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Biden and Bloomberg Want Uncle Sam to Defer to Uncle Scrooge
The biggest fear among the billionaire class is not that a progressive Democratic nominee will lose against Trump. The biggest fear is that such a nominee will win.
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Inequality and the Iron Law of Decaying Public Services
The fires ravaging California offer still another reason to fear our grand economic divides.
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If Money Is Tight, Climate Change Is Your Issue
"40 percent of Americans can’t afford a $400 emergency — and more emergencies are coming."
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