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The More Israelis Breathe, the More Palestinians Choke: IDF Soldiers Kill Autistic Man For No Discernible Reason
Remembering the victims. AFP photo In a grisly reminder America's not the only home to state racism and deadly abuse by those wielding its power, Israeli soldiers in Jerusalem's Old City shot and killed at point-blank range Iyad Khairi Halak, a severely autistic, 32-year-old Palestinian man - to...
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President Donald Trump and United States Military Academy superintendent Darryl A. Williams salute alongside graduating cadets as the national anthem is played during commencement ceremonies at Plain Parade Field at the United States Military Academy on June 13, 2020 in West Point, New York. Trump addressed the graduating class of 1,107 cadets during a socially-distanced ceremony held amid the Covid-19 pandemic. (Photo: John Minchillo-Pool/Getty Images) Views
All the Lies Trump Told the West Point Graduates About American Militarism
He reiterated that he would not allow the military to change the names of the bases named for Confederate generals, lied that he had complete destroyed ISIL, and glorified Gens. George S. Patton and Douglas MacArthur.
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Taliban members gathered under a tree in March in Alingar District of Laghman Province, Afghanistan. Views
NYT Erases US Occupation's Role in Prolonging Taliban Insurgency
The Times also demonstrates a commitment to the propagandistic narrative of the "War on Terror."
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Rearranging the Deck Chairs on COVID, Race, Polls and the Great American Experiment
Now out-and-out ditching the work of the Democratic Experiment Wow. It turns out the only thing Bunker Boy's good at is bald-faced-and-headed denial: With chaos on all sides, he's virtually, increasingly throwing up his hands at the hard work of the American Democratic Experiment and repeatedly...
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Ireland and Norway endorsed the Basel Ban Amendment on eliminating the export of waste from rich to poor countries. Canada has refused to support the initiative, which became binding last year after 97 countries ratified it.  (Image: Canadian Foreign Policy Institute) Views
Canada Isn't the Right Choice for the UN Security Council
For progressive Canadians the message is simple: Better than the USA is not good enough.
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A man walks by U.S. drone graffiti painted on a wall during a campaign against drones in Yemen on May 31, 2018 in Sana'a, Yemen. News
Amid Push to 'Sell More Weapons Overseas,' Report Indicates Trump Moving to Expand Drone Exports
The expansion would come after a reinterpretation of an arms agreement between 35 nations.
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 Estimates of the number of civilians killed in the current war against terrorism, now in its 19th year, range from hundreds of thousands to over 2 million. (Photo: Shutterstock) Views
Sen. Elizabeth Warren and Rep. Ro Khanna Introduce Bill to Increase Military Accountability for Civilian Casualties
Since waging the world’s only nuclear war at the end of World War II, the United States military has killed more foreign civilians than any other armed force on the planet, by far.
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New Report Details How Tear Gas Used to 'Crush Peaceful Protests' Around the World
"In too many countries tear gas is used to deny protesters their universal right to peaceful assembly."
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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo (R) holds a joint news conference on the International Criminal Court with Defense Secretary Mark Esper (R), at the State Department in Washington, DC, on June 11, 2020 News
'Grotesque Abuse' of Authority as Trump Declares National Emergency Over ICC Probe of Alleged US War Crimes
"The Trump administration's contempt for the global rule of law is plain."
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Here’s another thing a new Cold War guarantees: a significant increase in military spending at a time of ballooning national debt and a desperate need for investment in domestic economic recovery. (Photo: Thomas Peter-Pool/Getty Images) Views
Get Ready to Pay the Costs of a New Cold War With China
How will it affect you?
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