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A Call to Halt an Illegal Invasion of Venezuela

February 22, 2019           |                                       

It seems like every time I pick up a newspaper or go online, our country is starting another war. As a veteran of both the Iraq and Afghanistan wars, I am consumed by the situation in Venezuela, which is becoming more and more concerning. I’m not a war correspondent, and I don’t have a Ph.D. […]

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16 May 2018: railway workers on strike at ArcelorMittal Kryvyi Rih. Source: 1st City Channel, Kryvyi Rih.In early summer 2018, Ukraine’s railway workers held a mass work-to-rule action – strictly observing official quotas and safety instructions. Across the country, drivers refused to complete routes on the grounds that their engines were not fit for operation. […]

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To End the HIV Crisis, We Must Address Poverty

February 20, 2019           |                                       

My Mother Has Been Homeless for 45 Years. Why Isn’t Housing a Right? The Arms Trade Is Intensifying Under Trump It’s Not Enough to Declare “No First Use” Bernie Sanders Announces 2020 Run, Saying, “We’re Going to Win” Amazon’s Defeat Galvanizes Movement to End Billion-Dollar Corporate Welfare Beyond Beltway’s Medicare-for-All Talk, Democrats in States Push […]

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The biblical story of the good Samaritan is one that Tom Catena not only knows well, but strives to live by. A devout Catholic and Ivy League-educated doctor, Catena realized early on that he would dedicate his time on Earth to helping those in need, though he couldn’t have predicted the heroic path his life […]

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Let’s see, cattle ranchers are against vegetarianism, coal companies are against restricting CO2 emissions, and the Davos crew is trying to combat populism, according to The Washington Post. It is kind of amazing that the rich people at Davos would not understand how absurd this is. Yeah, we get that rich people don’t like the […]

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In January of 2017, one week after he was sworn into office, President Donald Trump signed an executive order prohibiting foreign nationals from seven Muslim-majority countries from entering the country. Approximately eighteen months later, the United States Supreme Court voted 5-4 to uphold a revised version of Trump’s Muslim ban—a decision that Omar Jadwat of […]

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The Left Is on a Roll, and Trump Is Beatable in 2020 Trump Writes Sad Ballads as the New House Majority Arrives This Is Not a Dress Rehearsal: Climate Can No Longer Wait Nancy Pelosi Kicks Off Year by Picking a Fight With Progressives How Activists Are Moving the Dial on Student Loan Debt Informal […]

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Agitation demanding Ram Temple construction in Ayodhya, December 9, 2018, New Delhi, India.Hindustan Times/Press Association. All rights reserved. Foreign reporters coming to cover India’s general election in a few months ought to dive deep into the sea of mythology that has sustained this ancient civilisation. Apart from India’s secular and democratic Constitution, they must read […]

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Indigenous Groups from Amazon Propose Creation of Largest Protected Area on Earth

January 2, 2019           |                                       

Sweeping development throughout the Amazon rainforest is an abiding concern for indigenous groups. The Amazon’s extraordinary biodiversity is being destroyed for profits and political gain. In response, an alliance of some 500 indigenous groups from nine countries, known as COICA, is planning to safeguard a “sacred corridor of life and culture” covering 761,600 square miles—an […]

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N. Korean Leader Calls for More Talks With South in New Year

December 30, 2018           |                                       

SEOUL, South Korea — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un sent a letter to South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Sunday calling for more peace talks between the leaders in the new year following their active engagement in 2018, South Korea’s presidential office said. Moon’s office said Kim also expressed regret that he couldn’t make […]

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The odds were stacked against the two authors of “The Kremlinologist: Llewellyn E. Thompson, America’s Man in Cold War Moscow” when it came to treating their subject with anything resembling journalistic precision or objectivity. That’s primarily because they resembled their subject a little too closely — in addition to being the book’s co-writers, Jenny and […]

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It is not enough to have token female representation in negotiations. Or room for compromise on the interests and rights of Afghan women citizens in future Afghan society. January 18, 2016. A second round of four-country talks aimed at reviving peace negotiations with the Taliban began in Kabul. Sabawoon Shamriz/Press Association. All rights reserved. Recent […]

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As COP24 comes to a close, Greenpeace’s Cassady Craighill says advocates are pushing world leaders to do more than Paris Climate Accord demands—and to listen to frontline communities The post Are the UN Climate Talks Enough? appeared first on The Real News Network.

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Dozens of faith leaders were arrested at the U.S.-Mexico border in California on Monday after they confronted border patrol agents, demanding the demilitarization of the area and calling on the Trump administration to end its detention and deportation of asylum-seekers. More than 400 religious leaders and immigrant rights advocates attended the Human Rights Day protest, […]

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