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Live from World Government Summit–Special Podcast Episode: This is a special episode of the podcast, recorded live from the World Government Summit in Dubai. This is a conference dedicated to ideas and technologies to make government work more effectively.  It’s sort of a cross between TED talks and Davos. You have people like Neil deGrasse Tyson discus...
A Syria Ceasefire: This could be the start of something big. “Major world powers have reached an agreement on a nationwide ceasefire in Syria and diplomatic talks aimed at ending the years-long conflict there. The deal announced in Munich in the early morning on Friday, local time, follows marathon talks with Russi...
Today is the Day the UN Celebrates Women and Girls in Science. Here’s Why That’s So Important: Think on this: What happens to the typical man with a PhD in science after his wife has their first child? Are his opportunities affected by the status of his home life or gender? Now this: What happens to the typical woman with a PhD in science after she has her first child? Or her second? How d...
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Selected Articles: “The Syria Proxy War against the Islamic State (ISIS)”: In Syria, If You Can’t Find Moderates, Dress Up Some Extremists By Tony Cartalucci, February 12 2016 The BBC’s latest production is as absurd as it is transparent and abhorrent. Why Are The Neocons so Desperate to Rescue Al-Qaeda in…
In Syria, If You Can’t Find Moderates, Dress Up Some Extremists: The BBC’s latest production is as absurd as it is transparent and abhorrent. Upon reading the increasingly desperate headlines pumped out by the Western media as Western-backed terrorist forces begin to fold under an effective joint Syrian-Russian offensive to take…
Why Are The Neocons so Desperate to Rescue Al-Qaeda in Syria?: Reading Dennis Ross and David Ignatius is a good reminder that the neocons live in a different world than the rest of us. They do not conform their analysis to reality, but rather they conform reality to their view of…
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Repeat of 1930s Dust Bowl drought would have 'extreme' effects on modern food systems: If global warming continues as projected, the risks will be even greater
Saudi Arabia 'sends troops and fighter jets to military base in Turkey' ahead of intervention against Isis in Syria: Saudi officials have stated that they want to fight Isis and see President Bashar al-Assad removed
Taiwan earthquake: 115 bodies pulled from rubble of collapsed building: Weiguan Golden Dragon complex toppled when the 6.4-magnitude earthquake struck last Saturday
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2015 Year-Ender: If historical ingratitude were a crime, most of the people writing year-end pieces this month would be in jail. This year was not like 1919, when 3 percent of the world’s population died of influenza, or 1943, when the Second World War was killing a million people each month, or 1983, whe...
Afghanistan: Going Down: If the Taliban were not so busy fighting the rival Islamic State jihadis who began operating in Afghanistan early this year, they might now be within reach of overthrowing the Afghan government that the Western powers left behind when they pulled out most of their troops last year. Even with ...
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Chicago granny faces 6 year mandatory sentence for kicking officer in shin: After kicking a deputy in the shin during a scuffle at her son’s trial, a Chicago woman is facing a trial of her own. Due to mandatory minimum sentencing laws, she may end up behind bars for at least six years and lose her social benefits. Read Full Article at RT.com
'Robot Rubio' brigade says they were roughed up by Rubio campaign staff: Demonstrators associated with progressive organizations dressed as robots and mocking presidential candidate Marco Rubio's recent debate performance, were not well received by the candidate's supporters and – allegedly – his staff in New Hampshire. Read Full Article at RT.com
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German Churches Tone Down Refugee Welcome as Problems Mount: Germany’s Christian churches, long the most positive voices greeting waves of Middle Eastern refugees pouring into the country in recent months, have begun to admit the need to limit the flow now that public opinion towards the newcomers has turned from welcoming to wary. Catholic and Protestant...
Southern Baptist Leaders Denounce Selective Service for Women: Key evangelical figures have come out staunchly against a proposal to register women for a possible military draft, arguing it would weaken America’s military readiness and is at odds with traditional male-female relationships. “A nation relying on female combatants is a nation that has been bro...
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The End of Poverty?: As United Nations officials struggle to define the development priorities of the next 15 years, the UN Millennium Campaign, the World Bank, and many other organs of the development industry tell us that we are nearing the end of poverty. Yet, well over half of human beings are still suffering ser...
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Action on climate change is cheaper than inaction: Many are afraid that tackling climate change is going to be too costly. But increasingly, studies are showing action will not just be cheaper than inaction, but could actually result in economic, environmental and even health benefits, while improving sustainability. This new page...
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Call for Submissions: Spring 2016: Interested in having your content published in this semester’s journal? Submit your essays and articles to the editorial team for consideration! We also accept op-eds, book reviews, photoessays and stand-alone photos on a rolling basis year round. Photo Credit: KJohansson
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