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Democrats’ 2020 Policy Blitz Largely Lacking on Immigration

May 30, 2019           |                                       

WASHINGTON — Democratic presidential contenders are in a feverish battle to one-up each other with ever-more-ambitious plans to beat back global warming, curb gun violence, offer universal health care coverage, slash student debt and preserve abortion rights. Largely left out of the policy parade: immigration. The field of 24 candidates is united in condemning President […]

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The London-based electronics retailer Richer Sounds recently made headlines when its owner, Julian Richer, announced that he was selling a 60% stake in the company to its approximately 500 employees through an employee ownership trust similar to the one that owns the John Lewis Partnership retail conglomerate. As part of the deal, £3.5 million—more than […]

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The threat of nuclear war; the climate crisis; Trump’s regime change plans for Iran and Venezuela; and confrontation with China are far more significant threats than election meddling – former Pres. Clinton advisor Bill Curry and Paul Jay join host Jacqueline Luqman The post Mueller and a Dangerous Moment in Human History – Jay and […]

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In April 2016, at a campaign rally in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, a grinning Matteo Salvini – now deputy prime minister of Italy, and the leader of its far-right Lega party – photobombed another then-rising star of the populist right, Donald Trump. For the social media-savvy Salvini, it was a brilliant piece of publicity. It also caught […]

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Egypt Pulls Out of Trump’s Proposed ‘Arab NATO’

April 12, 2019           |                                       

President Trump’s push to create an “Arab NATO” with the express purposes of fighting Iran seems to be crumbling, as Egypt has withdrawn from talks on the matter and will not be joining any endeavor, if one ever exists. Egyptian officials openly doubted the seriousness of the proposal, saying there is still no blueprint for […]

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IAEA Urges Saudis to Accept Safeguards Agreement on Nuclear Material

April 6, 2019           |                                       

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) is calling on Saudi Arabia to sign a comprehensive safeguards agreement for nuclear material, as the Trump Administration rushes to deliver nuclear technology to them. IAEA Director Amano Yukiya noted that the Saudis are not violating anything yet, and haven’t refused to sign a safeguards agreement – they just […]

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Erdogan Calls For Istanbul Landmark To Be Renamed As Mosque

March 29, 2019           |                                       

Turkey’s President Tayyip Erdogan said on March 29 that Istanbul’s Hagia Sophia should be renamed a mosque instead of a museum after March 31 elections, but did not say whether the status of the landmark site would be changed. Hagia Sophia, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, was the most important church in Christendom for 900 […]

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Google executives are carrying out a secret internal assessment of work on a censored search engine for China, The Intercept has learned. A small group of top managers at the internet giant are conducting a “performance review” of the controversial effort to build the search platform, known as Dragonfly, which was designed to blacklist information […]

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The criminal justice reform group that helped elect Larry Krasner, Wesley Bell, and Rachael Rollins is weighing in on the first competitive district attorney election in Queens, New York, in 28 years. Real Justice PAC, which works to elect “reform-minded prosecutors” and has helped to reshape the criminal justice landscape through the ballot box, announced […]

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Fukashima Meltdown Site With Anri and Maggie Gundersen and US Military Plans to Dominate Outer space with Bruce Gagnon

March 25, 2019           |                                       

Nuclear-power experts Arnie and Maggie Gundersen return to the show to publicize the ongoing damage the Fukushima meltdown site is inflicting on Japan and the Pacific. They also rebut the idea that nuclear power is part of the answer to climate change. In the second half of the program, Bruce Gagnon describes the how and […]

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Trump May Want to Be President Forever. Take the Threat Seriously. Brazil Dam Collapse Is a Human Rights Disaster and Crime When It Comes to Climate Change, Centrism Is Not the Answer Sanders Says Paycheck-to-Paycheck Youth Prepped Him for Revolution Lobbyists Behind Trump-Saudi Arabia Nuclear Deal Under House Investigation Strike Wave Wins Raises for Mexican […]

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In a historic step toward replacing America’s uniquely expensive and deadly for-profit healthcare system with a humane program that would leave no one behind, Rep. Pramila Jayapal (D-Wash.) on Wednesday will officially introduce Medicare for All legislation that policy experts and advocates have praised as comprehensive, strong, and “battle-ready.” “The state of our healthcare system […]

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