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After the Iran Nuclear Deal: The thing to bear in mind about Tuesday’s deal between Iran and the P5+1 countries (the United States, Britain, France, Germany, Russia and China) is that without it Iran could get nuclear weapons whenever it wants in a short tme. It has the technologies for enriching uranium, it could make t...
The Hardest Word to Say: It’s hard to say sorry, but it’s even harder to say you’re sorry for a genocide. The word just sticks in the throats of those who should be saying it, as the Turks have been demonstrating for the past hundred years in the case of the Armenians of eastern Anatolia. And the Serbs have just show...
Burma: The Generals Win Again: It’s game, set and match to the Burmese generals. On Wednesday they finally announced the date of the general election that was once seen as the real dawn of democracy in Burma: 8 November. But the army will emerge as the winner once again. The political party that was created to support ...
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Shell Oil Rig to begin Fossil Fuel Extraction in the Arctic?: US forces cleared kayakers out of the way and cut the cables connecting suspended climbers, making space for the government-escorted Shell oil rig to move through and continue on to the Arctic to begin the fossil fuel extraction process. As…
Questioning The Left: Current Leftist Theory and the Collapse of the Left. How to Rebuild Leftist Policies: Below is a transcript of an email interview I did with writers Gregory Smulewicz-Zucker and Michael J. Thompson who co-authored the article “The Treason of Intellectual Radicalism and the Collapse of Leftist Politics” which appeared in the Winter 2015 edition…
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Hillary Clinton is declared 'fit to serve' by her personal doctor: The Democratic presidential frontrunner Hillary Clinton has been given a clean bill of health and is “fit to serve”, her personal doctor has announced.
Woody Allen admits he is too lazy to make great films: Film-maker Woody Allen has said great films are beyond him because he is middle class and too lazy, preferring to go home for dinner than face the challenge of a difficult scene.
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This is What Inequality Looks Like in South Africa’s Most Prestigious University Town: Grahamstown is the picture perfect sleepy town. I live on top of one of its many hills. At night, I can get a clear view of my adopted home in its entirety. I turn left, and I see the cozy, picturesque suburbs: the grand houses, boutiques and apartments. I shift to the right, and a different pic...
UN-Style Justice for Cecil the Lion: The General Assembly passed a first-ever resolution on combatting wildlife crime. The resolution, coincidentally, comes as world attention is focused on the poaching death of a Zimbabwean lion at the hands of an American hunter. “Adopting a consensus text resolution, the 193-Member body encourage...
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Cell phone distraction to blame in death of charity cyclist: A teacher from the Bronx was struck by a car and killed in Oklahoma during a charity bicycle ride across the US. Another cyclist was seriously injured. Police said the driver had been distracted while looking at her cell phone. Read Full Article at RT.com
Georgia cops pose as construction workers to nab texting drivers: Police officers in Marietta, Georgia went undercover as members of a construction crew to catch drivers checking a mobile device behind the wheel. Texting while driving is against the law in Georgia. Read Full Article at RT.com
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LISTEN: Sojourners Magazine Editor Jim Rice Talks to 'In Good Faith': Sister Maxine and Sister Julie, co-hosts of In Good Faith, a monthly podcast on religion and spirituality, hosted Sojourners editor Jim Rice earlier this month to chat Sojourners and the importance of justice work for every Christian. Jim Rice came to Sojourners in 1982, where he serves as edito...
Weekly Wrap 7.31.15: The 10 Best Stories You Missed This Week: 1. Death of a Young Black Journalist “The most basic instinct of a local reporter is to take the importance of her neighbors as a given. In a community like Anacostia—where more than ninety per cent of residents are African-American, one in two kids lives below the poverty line, and incarceratio...
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The New Brand Power: Mobilizing Global Solution Networks: Historically, brands participated in solving global problems through philanthropy or their corporate social responsibility initiatives. Thanks to the Internet and some big changes in the global economy, brands can now leverage the effects of networks to create a dramatically bigger impact than pr...
Rodrigo Duterte: The Rise of Philippines’ Death Squad Mayor: For Rodrigo Duterte, the brutal death squads that have claimed the lives of more than 1,000 people during his tenure as mayor of Davao City in the Philippines’ main southern island of Mindanao are not a problem. They’re a political platform. Duterte publicly admitted his direct links to the Davao...
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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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Quote of the Week: ” One must not judge everyone in the world by his qualities as a soldier: otherwise we should have no civilization.” Erwin Rommel
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SLAIN AFGHAN PEACE MEDIATOR CAUTIONED U.S. AGAINST SURGE:

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