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Ben Feibleman

The priests, and a housekeeper and her daughter, were slaughtered by a special unit of the Salvadoran military trained by the United States of America. more

Nov 20, 2017 2:38 PM Dispatches

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Youtube

Licensing arrangements in India have raked in at least $1.6 million for Trump’s company and perhaps as much as $11 million in royalties since 2014. more

Nov 9, 2017 2:21 PM Dispatches 2 Comments

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Ruth Conniff

Americans are inclined to believe in our blamelessness, that the world owes us a fresh start. We act as if death, decline and tragedy cannot happen to us. more

Nov 5, 2017 2:21 PM Dispatches 1 Comments

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U.S. Army photo by Christopher Klutts

The number of U.S. troops in Africa has been steadily on the rise. What exactly are they doing there? more

Oct 24, 2017 5:14 PM Dispatches

Here are a few examples of how mainstream media distort the news. more

Oct 2, 2017 2:20 PM Magazine

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YouTube

Tinseltown’s formula for dramatizing actual political controversies is to combine an entertaining, plot-driven storyline with history, compelling characters, and star power. more

Sep 27, 2017 3:14 PM Dispatches

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Deanna M. Draudt

Tarja Halonen has ideas about the political leadership needed to move beyond the nation state. more

Sep 22, 2017 12:20 PM Dispatches

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Takver

If passed, the legislation would make it a crime to support or even furnish information about a boycott directed at Israel or the Israeli occupation supported by any entity of the UN, the EU, or other “international governmental organization." more

Aug 1, 2017 3:40 PM Dispatches 1 Comments

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U.S. Military

We need to abandon nuclear deterrence, the magical idea that nuclear weapons somehow prevent themselves from being used, and seriously pursue the security of a world free of these weapons. more

Jul 25, 2017 12:49 PM Dispatches 2 Comments

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Misako Chida

Yemen, Southern Sudan, Nigeria, and Somalia, are set to collectively lose 20 million people this year from conflict-driven famine. The U.S. House of Representatives just took a step toward ending the conflict. We need to pressure them to do more. more

Jul 21, 2017 2:40 PM Dispatches

The most significant threat to human survival, apart from climate change, is a world in which nuclear weapons continue to exist. Yet, instead of negotiating in good faith the U.S. makes nuclear first strikes more likely. more

Jul 18, 2017 12:16 PM , , Dispatches

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Kristine Beckerle

Disappearing people, ripping families apart, and torturing detainees is neither a lawful nor an effective way to counter an armed opposition. more

Jun 29, 2017 2:54 PM Dispatches

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© Reese Erlich

Unless foreign powers withdraw, Syria is in danger of being permanently partitioned along lines dictated by outside powers. more

Jun 22, 2017 2:56 PM Dispatches 1 Comments

The Middle East’s already-complicated foreign policy picture just got decidedly more complicated more

Jun 22, 2017 9:28 AM Multimedia

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Pedro Szekely

The President’s plan will funnel money away from the Cuban people and toward the state. more

Jun 19, 2017 9:45 PM Dispatches 1 Comments

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Staff Sgt. Adam Mancini, U.S. Army

Re-escalating in Afghanistan is a fool’s errand. What can the United States do? For many analysts and observers, the answer has been obvious for years. more

Jun 19, 2017 4:28 PM Dispatches

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Shealah Craighead

This new crisis in the Persian Gulf is complex and requires a thoughtful and nuanced approach—something apparently beyond the capabilities of the current U.S. administration. more

Jun 16, 2017 9:48 AM Dispatches

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Donkey Hotey

This is the one area in which Trump has bipartisan support. He does not deserve it. Airstrikes in Syria by a U.S.-led coalition just killed at least 12 people. The response from Democrats in Congress: radio silence. more

Jun 13, 2017 1:54 PM Dispatches

When I lived in Morocco I witnessed demonstrations in Rabat—the country’s capital—nearly every week, with protesters pushing the government to take action on education and employment. more

Jun 5, 2017 3:24 PM Dispatches 1 Comments

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