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Cuba is changing. How about the U.S.? more

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Since the early days of the Syrian uprising, the left and progressives around the world have sharply debated how to respond. more

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There are several ways that a new NAFTA could be climate friendly. more

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Syria is the most documented conflict in history. So what do we know? more

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USAF / Sgt. Anthony Nelson Jr.

Recent attacks on Syria were a swing and a miss for Donald Trump... more

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Bwag

President Donald Trump has managed to piss off just about everyone in that nation. more

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Green Cross Switzerland

The history of U.S. involvement reveals our complicity in the horror Assad inflicts on his people. more

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The former Guatemalan dictator leaves behind a legacy as “a genocidaire against indigenous people.” more

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More Senators are asking why the U.S. supports a terrible war in the Middle East. more

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Peter Tkac

The shooting of journalist Ján Kuciak sparked massive protests. more

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Don’t get distracted—there’s an elephant in the room, and offshoring is its name. more

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Darwinek

The Honduran government has brought at least 179 criminal cases against activists for simply protesting what they believe to be electoral fraud. The people of Honduras desperately need support to defend their democracy. more

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Erika Wittlieb

How did the United States get into what may become yet another Mideast quagmire? more

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The theorist’s study of nonviolence helped shape our world. But his analysis of the way power works will be his legacy. more

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Reese Erlich

“I am sure lots of visitors to Cuba have dizziness, headaches, etc., but we don't hear about it because they don't work in the Embassy.” more

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Wochit News YouTube

In the wake of Trump’s comments, politicians and media figures rushed to defend Haitian and African immigrants, asserting how hardworking they are. But this just allows Trump and similar anti-immigration rhetoric to dictate the terms of the argument. more

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Michael Righi

Yes, Trump’s a racist. But his provincialism ought to worry us, too. more

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US Dept. of State

The history of U.S.-Iranian relations looms over Trump’s threats to end the Obama-era nuclear deal. We speak with Iranian Scholar Emad Kiyaei about sanctions and recent protests. more

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Jeff Abbott

Trump’s lack of condemnation of the situation in Honduras may lie in the fact that the Hernández government has become an important ally in the United States's efforts to stop immigration. But ignoring the protests will likely only make things worse. more

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2018 Reese Erlich

December's spontaneous protests among young, working-class Iranians reflect the similar tensions over wealth inequality that plague the U.S. But that hasn't stopped Donald Trump from using the protests to justify his aggressive policies. more

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