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ourjourneytosmile.com

We cannot continue to look the other way as military and economic warfare destroys lives. We must not lose ourselves in trivia and fantasy while the foundation of our real existence is the inescapable misery and suffering of others. more

Apr 20, 2017 2:09 PM Dispatches

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Erdoğan image by Democracy Chronicles

Erdogan’s plebiscite may grant him many years of authoritarian rule even in a society increasingly demanding democracy and justice. The question is what role the United States is going to play. more

Apr 20, 2017 12:56 PM Dispatches

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Syrian Civil Defense

For the first time since the beginning of the war, the regime has suffered consequences for its crimes. Survivors of Tuesday’s massacre and residents of Khan Sheikhoun welcomed the strikes. more

Apr 7, 2017 10:35 AM Dispatches

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Freedom House

Once again, the dictator of Syria, Assad, has committed a crime against humanity. And once again, the U.S. government is playing the role of apologist. more

Apr 5, 2017 8:05 PM Dispatches

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In contrast, North Korea has voted to negotiate a nuclear weapons ban and China, alone among the nuclear weapon states, has abstained from voting. more

Mar 29, 2017 2:30 PM Dispatches

From Syria to Afghanistan to the UC Berkeley campus, we are seeing violence everywhere. Is it inevitable? Sharp argues that while conflict may be inevitable, nonviolence can be just as effective as the opposite. more

Mar 25, 2017 2:51 PM Magazine

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Yoshiaki Kawakami

The veteran and author Rory Fanning talks about Trump's military buildup, and the roles that veterans and athletes can play in movements for change. more

Mar 24, 2017 10:39 AM Multimedia

It's not the Trump Administration...it's the leakers. Promise. more

Mar 23, 2017 9:00 AM Multimedia

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Wolfgang Gressmann/Oxfam

We bear responsibility for supplying arms to Saudi Arabia. Corporations like General Dynamics, Raytheon, and Lockheed Martin, have profited massively. more

Mar 22, 2017 1:43 PM Dispatches

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quinn norton

The revised order affords the Trump Administration wide latitude in broadening the scope of the order upon whim, with language that will allow the profiling of entire countries so as to exclude their citizens. more

Mar 9, 2017 12:07 PM Dispatches

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Daniel Cima

The Honduran activist, whose murder may have been planned at the highest levels of government involving elite U.S.-trained military officers, continues to inspire people to defend their rights even in the face of continuing death threats. more

Mar 6, 2017 10:48 AM Dispatches

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By 田中良三, Public Domain

President Trump’s Soviet connections run deep and to some surprising places. As Dan Rather commented, if a scriptwriter had approached Hollywood with this story, she would have been told it was way too far-fetched. Check out this timeline. more

Feb 16, 2017 10:33 AM Dispatches 1 Comments

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Kalman Zabarsky Boston University Photography

Our current military effort is a failed one—and it's time for an entirely new approach, says Andrew Bacevich. more

Jan 26, 2017 10:58 AM Magazine

The danger is not a foreign power, but that under Trump we will be transformed into our own version of Putin’s Russia. more

Jan 4, 2017 3:31 PM Magazine 3 Comments

Trump’s ignorance of the region will make him even more dependent on his advisers than most Presidents. And that’s not good news. more

Dec 22, 2016 3:33 PM Dispatches

Forty years ago the UN General Assembly passed a resolution against "hostile environmental modification techniques." But before that hundreds of thousands had been affected by the toxic herbicide. more

Dec 9, 2016 4:08 PM Dispatches 5 Comments

The beauty and the tragedy of everyday life in a war zone. more

Dec 9, 2016 4:01 PM Dispatches

A journalist and blogger who helped launch Al Jazeera America, Ali has a lot to say about the sources of creativity. more

Dec 7, 2016 4:30 PM Magazine

The country's Senate has made history with a peace accord ending a 52-year civil war. Here's the backstory. more

Nov 30, 2016 3:14 PM Magazine

His legend, and his legacy, will survive on the Caribbean island he helped to transform. more

Nov 28, 2016 3:19 PM Dispatches 1 Comments

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