All News Articles for 2016-02-22

Monday, February 22, 2016
Does US-Russia Deal in Syria Spell End of 'Assad Must Go' Policy?
T he United States and Russia on Monday announced that a 'cessation of hostilities' in Syria will go into effect on Saturday, February 27.
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Most Democrats Prefer Socialism to Capitalism
Findings lend credence to the momentum behind Bernie Sanders' grassroots campaign
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Inevitability or Electability? Sanders Reminds Voters He's Most Likely To Trounce Trump
Enthusiasm generated by Sanders' campaign is its greatest weapon against both Clinton and the GOP frontrunner
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Opposing Corporate Coup, Campaigners Block Trade Talk Doors
Meanwhile, new report shows how major trade deals like TTIP are a serious threat to democracy and the environment
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First Broadcast Interview: Albert Woodfox of Angola 3, Freed After 43 Years in Solitary Confinement
"It feels great," said the man who was released on Friday after being kept in solitary confinement for more than four decades.
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Purveyors of Global Violence, US Continues to Lead World Arms Trade
Topping the list of those on the receiving end of these deals are Middle East allies, including Saudi Arabia
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28,000 Protest War-Mongering, US Military Footprint in Japan
28,000 protesters circled Japan's parliament on Sunday to voice their fierce opposition to the proposed relocation of a U.S. base on Okinawa, while synchronized protests took place nationwide
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Despite Taking Lead on Global Stage, Fiji Pays Price for Climate Crisis
Island nation was already struggling to adapt to rising oceans and increasing temperatures
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