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Trump-Led Shift Away From Multilateralism Risks the Survival of Future Generations and the Planet, Global Leaders Say
Former leaders and peace advocates known as the Elders urge countries to continue working together to fight nuclear proliferation, the climate crisis, and global injustice.
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A new contingent of 14,000 troops would double the extra total sent in 2019 alone and bring the over-all number to 74,000. (Photo: Delil Souleiman/AFP via Getty Images) Views
Trump Fails Again to Bring Our Troops Home From Mideast: Mulling Escalation of 14,000 US Troops to the Middle East to Counter Iran
It's not clear how another 14,000 US troops would effectively do anything to block Iran.
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President Donald Trump chats with Russia's President Vladimir Putin as they attend the the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) leaders' summit in the central Vietnamese city of Danang on Nov. 11, 2017. (Photo: Mikhail Klimentyev/AFP/Getty Images) News
A 'No-Brainer': Anti-Nuclear Movement Urges Trump to Accept Putin Offer to Renew START Treaty
"Losing New START would set the United States and Russia on a path to nuclear anarchy: a state of affairs where legal constraints of nuclear arsenals has ended and norms of voluntary restraint are weak or nonexistent. We'd all be flying blind into a nuclear arms race."
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Senate Democrats John Kerry, Carl Levin, Majority Leader Harry Reid and Joseph Biden take part in a news conference on Capitol Hill14 March, 2007 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC following a procedural vote on Iraq. The US Senate will reopened a debate on a Democratic push to restrict the Iraq war effort after weeks of procedural delays by Republican allies of the White House, Senate leaders said. (Photo: Karen Bleier/AFP via Getty Images) Views
Kerry's Endorsement of Biden Fits: Two Deceptive Supporters of the Iraq War
The spectacle of Kerry praising Biden as a seasoned leader amounts to one supporter of the Iraq catastrophe attesting to the character and experience of another supporter of the same catastrophe.
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By 2006, at least 100 prisoners had died in US custody in Afghanistan and Iraq, most of them violently, according to government data. (Photo: US torture Image by Witness Against Torture) Views
ICC Holds Hearing on Afghanistan War Crimes, Including US Torture
The current hearing will examine allegations that US troops and intelligence operatives tortured, raped and abused Afghan prisoners between 2003 and 2004.
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Be Best, My Ass
Hypocrisy shining through. No cage for her, yet. OK, we are now and truly done with the con man and his vile hooker squatting in the White House. To date, the Birther Queen of Hypocrisy has stayed shrewdly silent through it all: The rapes, lies, cruelty, racism, corruption, bullying, mockery,...
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The new right has set about reordering the political landscape. Mainstream parties have lost credibility. Politics have become even more polarized. Not just liberalism but democracy itself is under attack. (Photo: The Battle for Another World / Institute for Policy Studies) Views
Inside the Battle for Another World
Understanding how the new right went global—and how to stop it—is key to keeping our planet habitable.
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"Should a U.S. election not involve most people on earth? What would American political discourse look like, if it had to satisfy voters in Iraq or Afghanistan?" (Photo: Indy Media) Views
Envisioning a United World
A global insanity: the alleged sovereignty of nation states to decide who matters and who doesn’t, what matters and what doesn’t.
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Sanders’ commitment to worldwide leftism was apparent even before he announced his second run for president. (Photo: Sarah Silbiger/Getty Images) Views
Bernie Sanders Has the Backing of Leftists Worldwide
Sanders’ support for international far-left leaders, Politico explains, "are a clear mark of distinction from Warren in a race in which their domestic agendas are viewed as very similar."
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U.S. President Donald Trump and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau attend the NATO summit at the Grove Hotel on December 4, 2019 in Watford, England.  News
Feelings Hurt by 'Two-Faced' Trudeau and Laughing NATO Leaders, Trump Leaves Summit Early in a Huff
"There is nothing he hates more than important people laughing at him."
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