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Beyond the Economic Chaos of Coronavirus Is a Global War Economy 23.3.2020 Truthout.com
In the face of excessive capital accumulation, war and repression have become profit centers for the capitalist ...
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Coronavirus Is a Historic Trigger Event. We Need a Massive Movement in Response. 23.3.2020 Truthout.com
Even in times of social distancing, building a collective, social response to the pandemic is our only ...
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To Help Stem Coronavirus, Lift Sanctions on Iran 14.3.2020 Truthout.com
To Help Stem Coronavirus, Lift Sanctions on Iran
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CNN's 'New Day' Gives Paul Krugman Free Time to Bash GOP on Coronavirus, Tax Cuts 3.3.2020 NewsBusters
On Monday's New Day show, CNN gave an unchallenged forum to liberal economist and New York Times columnist Paul Krugman to trash the Trump administration and other Republicans over issues like tax cuts and the Coronavirus issue, the latter of which he likened to President George W. Bush's handling of the WMD issue before the Iraq War. He also asserted that climate change skeptics and supporters of tax cuts are being dishonest, and continue to push "zombie" ideas because of entities like Fox News and the funding of ...
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Q&A: Amy Klobuchar on the difference between talking a good game and getting things done 29.2.2020 LA Times: Opinion

The Los Angeles Times editorial board talks with Amy Klobuchar about her campaign for the Democratic presidential nomination.

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World Health Organization warns coronavirus at ‘decisive point’ as governments race to react 28.2.2020 Raw Story
The World Health Organization declared Thursday that the new coronavirus epidemic was at a “decisive point” as countries across the globe battled to contain the deadly outbreak. Saudi Arabia banned pilgrims from visiting Islam’s holiest sites as the number of deaths jumped in neighbouring Iran, while Japan and Iraq ordered the closure of schools. Alarm […]
Why Have No Retired Generals Opposed US’s Forever Wars? 20.2.2020 Truthout.com
The system that produces generals is set up to prevent the rise of anyone opposed to the American way of ...
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West Point Why We’re Losing Wars Says West Point Prof 18.2.2020 Outside the Beltway
A book out today makes an odd case.
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Well, Impeachment Didn't Work – How Else Can Congress Keep President Trump In Check? 15.2.2020 Crooks Liars
Kirsten Carlson , Wayne State University Donald Trump’s removal of impeachment witness Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman from the White House and intervention in his friend Roger Stone’s sentencing have prompted concern that the president’s acquittal in his recent impeachment trial may embolden him to further expand executive power while avoiding accountability. But the conclusion of the trial in the Senate should by no means end congressional oversight of the executive ...
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McClatchy Newspaper Company Files for Bankruptcy 15.2.2020 NewsBusters
In yet another sign that the print news industry is headed toward extinction, the McClatchy Company -- the second-largest local newspaper business in the nation -- has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. As part of its announcement on Thursday, the 163-year-old company and owner of such newspapers as the Miami Herald, the Kansas City Star, the Sacramento Bee and 24 other publications in 14 states, stated that its bankruptcy plan would erase 60 percent of its debt while moving the company toward “a digital ...
Well, impeachment didn’t work – how else can Congress keep President Trump in check? 15.2.2020 The Moderate Voice

Well, impeachment didn’t work – how else can Congress keep President Trump in check? House Democrats have more more tools up their sleeves than impeachment alone. J. Scott Applewhite/AP Photo Kirsten Carlson, Wayne State University Donald Trump’s removal of impeachment witness Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman from the White House and intervention in his friend Roger […]

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Read the Full Transcript of Donald Trump’s State of the Union Address 5.2.2020 Mother Jones
Donald Trump delivered his State of the Union address tonight. Here is the full transcript of his remarks, via Vox: Madam Speaker, Mr. Vice President, Members of Congress, the First Lady of the United States, and my fellow citizens: Three years ago, we launched the great American comeback. Tonight, I stand before you to share […]
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READ IT: Full text of Donald Trump’s State of the Union Address 5.2.2020 Raw Story
Below are the prepared remarks for President Donald Trump’s State of the Union Address. Madam Speaker, Mr. Vice President, Members of Congress, the First Lady of the United States, and my fellow citizens: Three years ago, we launched the great American comeback. Tonight, I stand before you to share the incredible results. Jobs are booming, […]
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The US Military Has a Legacy of Wars Without Victory and Weapons Without End 4.2.2020 Truthout.com
The only battles the Pentagon has won over the last 75 years are the ones for our taxpayer ...
Biden’s Closing Iowa Argument: Impeachment Shows “How Scared Trump Is of Running Against Me” 31.1.2020 Mother Jones
If Joe Biden does come back in the polls to win the Iowa caucuses next week, he should send an edible arrangement or something to Joni Ernst. Maybe you saw this. On Monday, at the end of another long day in the Senate impeachment trial, the Republican senator from Iowa brought the subject back to […]
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MSNBC Unmoved by ‘False Flag,’ ‘Weak Tea’ Trump Team; Matthews Says More Weird Stuff 26.1.2020 NewsBusters
Just like with CNN, MSNBC spent Saturday afternoon doing their best to refrain from using positive descriptors when talking about day one of President Trump’s legal team, instead calling their brief presentation as having included “a little false flag,” not substantive, and “weak ...
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Pentagon Now Says 34 US Troops Suffered Brain Injuries During Iran’s Missile Attacks 25.1.2020 Mother Jones
At least 34 US service members were diagnosed with traumatic brain injuries after Iran fired missiles on two military bases in Iraq, the Pentagon confirmed Friday. That new figure, more than tripling the 11 head injuries acknowledged by military leaders last week, further undermines President Donald Trump’s initial boast that “no Americans were harmed” by the […]
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Trump to American Troops in Iraq: Your Brain Injuries Aren’t That Bad 22.1.2020 Mother Jones
President Donald Trump downplayed the possible traumatic brain injuries suffered by nearly a dozen US troops earlier this month after Iran fired missiles at two military bases in Iraq. “I heard that they had headaches, and a couple of other things,” he told reporters at the World Economic Forum in Davos. “But I would say, […]
The Military-Industrial Complex Gets Away With Murder in Contract After Contract 22.1.2020 Truthout.com
The Military-Industrial Complex Gets Away With Murder in Contract After Contract
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Q&A: Pete Buttigieg on the monumental task of cleaning up Trump's mess 21.1.2020 LA Times: Opinion

In a meeting with the L.A. Times editorial board, Mayor Pete Buttigieg talks about Iran, climate change and if America is ready for a gay president.

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