08 March 2018

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Will Trump Help Saudi Arabia Become a Nuclear Power?

A new lobbying effort threatens to upend the Middle East. The House of Saud is angling for approval on a new nuclear power program, and Donald Trump just...   [ continue reading...]

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There's a Looming 'Existential Threat' to New Orleans That Should Frighten Every Sane American

Activist and filmmaker Josh Fox is fighting Entergy's proposed $210 million gas-fired power plant that is on the frontlines of a national battle against frack...   [ continue reading...]

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Women Miners Stake a Claim in Zimbabwe

This article is part of a series of stories and op-eds launched by IPS on the occasion of this year’s International Women’s Day on March 8.The post...   [ continue reading...]

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Eve Ensler on International Women’s Day & Her New One-Woman Play "In the Body of the World"

On International Women's Day, we speak with Eve Ensler, award-winning playwright and author of "The Vagina Monologues." Ensler's new play, "In the Body of the W...   [ continue reading...]

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God Wills It! The War on Terror as the Launching of an American Crusade

A paratrooper watches as an aircraft flies overhead while dropping supplies in Paktika Province, Afghanistan, November 9, 2007. (Photo: Spc. Micah E. Clare / US...   [ continue reading...]

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On International Women's Day, Women Declare: Emancipation Comes Through the Rejection of Capitalism

From Afghanistan to the Philippines to Mexico to Spain, women across the globe are taking to the streets today to mark International Women's Day. In South Korea...   [ continue reading...]

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Comment | Why we challenged fascists on our campus, and why we’ll do it again

Earlier this week, a talk by alt-right figurehead Carl Benjamin was shut down at King’s College London by anti-racist campaigners. As the University prepa...   [ continue reading...]

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The War on Terror as the Launching of an American Religious Crusade

Using religion as an excuse for destabilizing world order. America may be sinking ever deeper into the moral morass of the Trump era, but if you think the...   [ continue reading...]

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The copy is the original

In China and Japan, temples may be rebuilt and ancient warriors cast again. There is nothing sacred about the ‘original’By Byung-Chul HanRead at Aeo...   [ continue reading...]

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China: Allow UN Rights Experts into Tibet

Expand China’s national flag is raised during a ceremony marking the 96th anniversary...   [ continue reading...]

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Elizabeth Warren Refuses to Let Democrats Off the Hook for Their Latest Cave to Wall Street

"The fight over the Bank Lobbyist Act isn't over yet." Thanks to the help of 16 Senate Democrats and Sen. Angus King (I-Maine), a Wall Street dereg...   [ continue reading...]

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ProPublica Wins Five SABEW Awards for Business Journalism

by ProPublica The Society of American Business Editors and Writers (SABEW) announced today that...   [ continue reading...]

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Headlines for March 8, 2018

Women Across the World Mark International Women's Day, Sessions Attacks California in Escalating Feud over Sanctuary Laws, 8 Students Arrested in D.C. Sit-In De...   [ continue reading...]

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Notes from Inside a Glass Prison

Liberation from drudgery isn’t what it used to be. It’s now mostly become a matter of upgrading our masters. Imagine you’re an HR staffer at a...   [ continue reading...]

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Dennis Peron: Anti-War Activist

Dennis Peron died in January. On Sunday March 11 there’s going to be a memorial for him at Café Flor in the Castro. Everybody knows that Dennis was...   [ continue reading...]

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Dems Team Up with GOP to Weaken Bank Rules, Which Critics Say May Lead to More Bailouts and Misconduct

The financial industry is getting a big handout. On Tuesday, 16 Senate Democrats joined with 50 Republicans to advance a bill slated to roll back key fin...   [ continue reading...]

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So how DO you build a “people’s Brexit”? Not by marginalising the already marginalised

Brexit can be reclaimed as an entrance into a new political understanding, process and polity – but only if...   [ continue reading...]

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"The People Vs. Democracy?" by Jan-Werner Müller

The election result in Italy, where populists and far-right parties topped the polls, following the twin disasters of Brexit in the United Kingdom and Donald Tr...   [ continue reading...]

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Egypt Fights to End Female Genital Mutilation

Female genital mutilation (FGM) was banned in Egypt in 2008 and criminalised in 2016. The post Egypt Fights to End Female Genital Mutilation appeared first on T...   [ continue reading...]

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Christian Dominionists Meet at Trump's Washington Hotel to Answer the "Divine Call to War"

While all attention was focused on the Conservative Political Action Conference last month, the Christian Dominionists were holding their own event at Trump's W...   [ continue reading...]

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