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Society

UN study finds foreign fighters in Syria ‘lack basic understanding of...

Young men who leave their homes to fight for terrorist groups in Syria mainly come from disadvantaged backgrounds, have low levels of education and “lack any...

Julian Assange – Google Is Not What It Seems

Google Chairman Eric Schmidt shares a joke with Hillary Clinton during a special "fireside chat" with Google staff. The talk was held on 21 Jul...

Lifestyle

Climate Change and Economy are Top Concerns in International Pew Survey

BY JILL CARLE In advance of the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Paris this December, many publics around the world name global climate change as...

Taxes used 3x to subsidize homes owned by the rich than...

BY REP. KEITH ELLISON (D-MINN.) AND DIANE YENTEL, OPINION CONTRIBUTORSThe recent report from the National Low Income Housing Coalition (NLIHC), Out of Reach: The High Cost...

Obamacare failed where state Republicans undermined it – LA Times

The Affordable Care Act has been criticized since it was passed in 2010. Its success depended on states supporting their marketplaces and enrolling healthy...

World News

UN study finds foreign fighters in Syria ‘lack basic understanding of...

Young men who leave their homes to fight for terrorist groups in Syria mainly come from disadvantaged backgrounds, have low levels of education and “lack any...

“Our Allies” Film Highlights the Role of Iranian-backed Militias in America’s...

Murtaza Hussain - The Intercept In partnership with “FIGHTING AGAINST AMERICANS was easier than ISIS,” the militia commander tells the camera, standing near the frontlines of the Islamic State-held...
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Neocons Join Dems in Anti-Trump #Resistance – Consortiumnews

Exclusive: The neocons, who have influenced U.S. foreign policy since the 1980s, inflicting grave damage on U.S. interests and the world, are reinventing themselves as...

Planet

The Dangerous Delusions of Richard Dawkins | Alternet

His rationalist crusade creates a false impression that the only alternative to religion is reductionist science. By Jeremy Lent / AlterNet August 3, 2017 Famed evolutionary biologist Richard Dawkins speaks...

Big Oil’s Direct Propaganda to First-graders| Center for Public Integrity

education by Jie Jenny Zou 5:00 a.m., June 15, 2017 State Rep. Tom Gann and State Sen. Marty Quinn read aloud to first graders at Jefferson Elementary School...

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Charlottesville Murderer “the Nazi of the school”

  Cover: A photo of a Randall K. Cooper High School 2013-2014 yearbook shows James Alex Fields Jr., center, staring into the camera.     As a high...

UN study finds foreign fighters in Syria ‘lack basic understanding of...

Young men who leave their homes to fight for terrorist groups in Syria mainly come from disadvantaged backgrounds, have low levels of education and “lack any...

Read Econ Prof Dean Baker: The Conservative Nanny State

How the Wealthy Use the Government to Stay Rich and Get Richer By Dean BakerA free e-book (2006) Economist Dean Baker debunks the myth that conservatives...

Islam and Muslims

UN study finds foreign fighters in Syria ‘lack basic understanding of...

Young men who leave their homes to fight for terrorist groups in Syria mainly come from disadvantaged backgrounds, have low levels of education and “lack any...

“Our Allies” Film Highlights the Role of Iranian-backed Militias in America’s...

Murtaza Hussain - The Intercept In partnership with “FIGHTING AGAINST AMERICANS was easier than ISIS,” the militia commander tells the camera, standing near the frontlines of the Islamic State-held...

Laws that allow rapists to marry their victims come from colonialism,...

That there has been such appreciable change in public attitudes towards these laws in the Middle East demonstrates that such discrimination is not inherent...

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