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Jake Johnson, staff writer
As the 16th anniversary of the U.S. invasion of Afghanistan approaches, President Donald Trump is reportedly being pressured by a billionaire financier and a chemical executive to extend the scope of the conflict for one simple, greedy reason: to exploit Afghanistan's mineral reserves. "This is like free PR for the Taliban about U.S. intentions...
Common Dreams staff
This handout video grab taken with an underwater robot and provided by Japan's International Research Institute for Nuclear Decommissioning on July 21 shows a part of the pedestal wall inside reactor No. 3 at Fukushima nuclear power plant.
Since disaster in 2011, this is the first time plant operator has found...
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
Protests in Poland
Tens of thousands poured into the streets in Poland Thursday night, condemning...

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Our clusterf#ck of a government by tweet, whim and petty grievance has descended into more chaos with the move by Our Glorious If Wildly Erratic Leader to ban trans people from the military. His act has been roundly blasted, and his alleged reason -"tremendous" medical cost - is nonsense: The $2 to $8 million entailed pales before the obscene costs of his golf trips ($29 million), Viagra for the Pentagon ($84 million) and the military's reported $125 billion of preventable waste.

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