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Royal Wedding Madness

“Thinking that you actually know a public figure – in the intimate, best-friend kind of way – is not healthy.” — Katie Stow, Harpe...   [ continue reading...]

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The Day of Shame

On Bloody Monday, when the number of Palestinian killed and wounded was rising by the hour, I asked myself: what would I have done if I had been a youngster of...   [ continue reading...]

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The United States is a Country Addicted to Violence

This Friday, at least ten homes in Texas did not see their children return from school. A shootout at Santa Fe High School at 7:40 in the morning resulted in th...   [ continue reading...]

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How LBJ initiated the Military Coup in the Dominican Republic

After watching a Lyndon Johnson speech, I was reminded of how US politicians will use their platforms for lip service and euphemisms for imperialism in defense...   [ continue reading...]

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What’s Wrong With the United States?

Despite the myth perpetrated by United States spokespersons, the country is not, and never has been, a beacon of peace and freedom, the ‘land of the free...   [ continue reading...]

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Have Recent Events Sounded the Death Knell for Iran’s Regional Project?

Damascus It’s been a rough past few months for Iran’s Velayat-e faqih, Supreme Leader, Ali Hosseni Khamenei, and his personal army, the IRGC’s...   [ continue reading...]

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Pipeline Outrage is a Human Issue, Not a Political Issue

I almost cried at a press conference, watching a mother and her grown daughter explain the dramatic lengths they’d gone through to protect their property...   [ continue reading...]

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The McCain Cult

So much time spent on this trifle of a story. Someone named Kelly Sadler, a “special assistant” and “communications aide” to the preside...   [ continue reading...]

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The Donald, Vlad, and Bibi

Since at least 1945, the United States has only fought stupid wars.  Some have been stupider than others, but, with varying degrees of enthusiasm, Democrat...   [ continue reading...]

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Don’t Call It an Explosion: Gaseous Ignition Events with Radioactive Waste

Last month’s explosive news from the safe, reliable nuclear deterrence folks is that at least four barrels of military radioactive waste either burst or e...   [ continue reading...]

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The Lesson I Learned Growing Up Jewish

Now that Israel has killed dozens of Palestinian protesters in an obviously gross human rights violation, can we get something straight? You can criticize...   [ continue reading...]

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Venezuela on the Eve of Presidential Elections: The US Empire Isn’t Sitting by Idly

“I don’t see why we need to stand by and watch a country go communist due to the irresponsibility of its people. The issues are much too important f...   [ continue reading...]

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A Primer on the Venezuelan Elections

To an outsider, Venezuela can be a hard country to get your head around. The supposedly dictatorial government is pleading with the United Nations to send an in...   [ continue reading...]

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Saving Sage Grouse: Another Collaborative Failure

The Endangered Species Act (ESA) was written and passed into law for just one reason —  to keep fellow inhabitants of our beautiful blue planet...   [ continue reading...]

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Criminalizing Victims: the Fate of Honduran Refugees 

According to the National Catholic Reporter, Honduran human rights leader and Jesuit priest Fr. Ismael Moreno Coto, who was a friend of slain environmental...   [ continue reading...]

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The History of Israel on One Page

In the nineteen teens, twenties and thirties, virtually everyone capable of critical thinking, including a majority of the world’s Jewish leaders, begged,...   [ continue reading...]

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Tim Kaine’s War Scam Hits a Speed Bump

Virginia ought to be in the running for worst U.S. senators in the country, a couple of walking catastrophes empowered in part by their status as Democrats and,...   [ continue reading...]

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The First “Fake News” Story (or, What the Serpent Would Have Said)

i. The Trump-inspired movement’s misrepresentation of facts is an old human practice. Perhaps the first example – and one we still don’t want...   [ continue reading...]

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Dangerous Liaison: Industrial Agriculture and the Reductionist Mindset

Food and agriculture across the world is in crisis. Food is becoming denutrified and unhealthy and diets less diverse. There is a loss of&nb...   [ continue reading...]

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The Family of Nations Needs to Stand Up to the US  

How long are the leaders of the world’s nations – and the millions of people killed and maimed by American invasions – going to put up with th...   [ continue reading...]

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