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The Brexit agreement between the UK and the EU is a temporary arrangement that maintains much of the status quo and does not really provide a clear path forward. As it stands, it could lead to Prime Minister Theresa May’s fall, says Prof. Leo Panitch The post The Never-Ending Brexit appeared first on The Real […]

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With fascist movements on the rise and controlling the levers of power in the United States and across the world, the U.S.-based Sanders Institute and Europe’s DiEM25—the groups founded by Jane Sanders and former Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis, respectively—announced the launch of Progressive International on Friday with the goal of beating back right-wing forces […]

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Legendary singer-songwriter Chris Smither sat down with us at the Newport Folk Festival to discuss Folkways Records’ major influence on him as a budding artist. Chris Smither: https://smither.com Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ChrisSmitherMusic Twitter: https://twitter.com/ChrisSmither_ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/chrissmithermusic/ On Tour: https://www.kaiakater.com/shows Smithsonian Folkways: http://www.folkways.si.edu/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/smithsonianf… Twitter: https://twitter.com/folkways Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/smithsonian…

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Tariff Tensions Shadow U.S., Canada, Mexico Trade Pact Signing

on November 30, 2018

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — President Donald Trump signed a revised North American trade pact with the leaders of Canada and Mexico on Friday, declaring the deal a major victory for workers. But tensions over tariffs, looming GM layoffs and questions about the pact’s prospects in Congress clouded the celebratory moment. The U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement is meant […]

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Meera Dalal, 25, from Leicester, UK, was a woman with a promising future: She had a great circle of friends, a close-knit family, and a good career. In 2013, Dalal was on a night out with her friends when she bumped into a man she’d dated briefly as a teenager. (He cannot be named for […]

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https://democracynow.org – Hundreds of international progressive leaders have traveled to Burlington, Vermont for a gathering hosted by the Sanders Institute. Last night, former presidential candidate and independent Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders kicked the event off with a keynote speech on healthcare, raising the minimum wage and his bipartisan resolution to end military support for the […]

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Opponents of Social Security and Medicare are so eager to end these two overwhelmingly important and popular earned benefits that they can’t contain themselves. Mick Mulvaney, the Trump administration’s director of the Office of Management and Budget, is the latest to make crystal clear the longstanding plan to destroy both programs. Speaking at a conference […]

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Cuba’s First Military Doctors (Part 1)

on November 30, 2018

[Part 1 of this two-part series addresses the need for Cuba’s participation in conflicts in Zaire, the Congo and Guinea-Bissau during the 1960s to remain concealed for over three decades. It covers the background to the struggles, what Cubans found in Africa, the role of race relations in Cuba’s campaigns, and the recruitment of doctors. […]

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Trump Says He Will Meet Putin At ‘The Appropriate Time’

on November 30, 2018

U.S. President Donald Trump says he will meet Russian President Vladimir Putin at the appropriate time. Trump told the Voice Of America (VOA) on November 30 that due to Russia’s recent seizure of Ukrainian vessels, it wouldn’t be right for him to meet Putin at the Group of 20 (G20) summit in Argentina. “Well, I […]

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Trump Says He'll Meet Putin 'At The Appropriate Time'

on November 30, 2018

President Donald Trump spoke to VOA contributor Greta Van Susteren in Buenos Aires, Argentina, where he is taking part in the G20 Summit. Asked about his cancellation of a planned meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, Trump said it wouldn’t be right to meet in the wake of Russia’s recent seizure of Ukrainian vessels, but […]

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