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Henry Lowendorf: If you make a list of the most important entities... How much did Putin influence the 2016 presidential election? . 1 1 Comment Count
Steven Sahiounie: "This negotiating session will likely be the last session" says Dr. Dalloul of the next Iranian nuclear deal meeting This is an interview with Iranian nuclear doctor Hadi dalloul to talk about the latest situation in the nuclear deal with the West
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Robert Reich: A Thanksgiving Toast Diversity will be a huge source of strength as our growing diversity has strengthened us since our founding. Also,our young people are committed to improving the nation and the world.
Charles Pierson: Houthis Slam US Support for Mass Slaughter in Yemen This article describes the ways in which the US continues to assist the Saudi-UAE coalition at war with Yemen despite President Biden's promise on February 4 to end US support. This is a shorter, reworked version of an article I published on Counterpunch on November 24. 1 1 Comment Count
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Arlen Grossman: Putin Won. We Lost. President Putin of Russia worked to get what he wanted. He helped get a compliant U.S. president installed, an American government divided and dysfunctional, with total political chaos. Russia should be happy with the result. American democracy, however, appears to be in serious danger. 24 24 Comment Count
Abdus-Sattar Ghazali: Pakistan successfully test-fires Shaheen-1A ballistic missile Pakistan Thursday conducted a successful test of Shaheen-1A surface-to-surface ballistic missile, the military said. "The test flight was aimed at re-validating certain design and technical parameters of the weapon system," the army said in a statement. However, the army did not share any technical detail of the missile. .
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Abbas Sadeghian, Ph.D.: Iranian Nuclear Program :Past. Present and Future The next round of negotiation in Vienna are set to start on Nov 29th. There are rumors flying around the world about this event .In case it falls apart one more time , it will make the Middle East more dangerous for several countries. lets see how the heck we got to this point. 9 9 Comment Count
Justin Samuels: High Levels of Mortality Have An Immediate Political Effect Globally The high levels of mortality from the pandemic have created immediate and long term political and economic changes.
Men convicted of murder in fatal shooting of Ahmaud Arbery Travis McMichael, Greg McMichael, and William Bryan have been convicted for felony murder for the killing of Ahmaud Arbery. Subscribe to CTV News to watch ..., From YouTubeVideos
Rohn Kenyatta: A Tale of Three Cities, Ahmaud Arbery and "Angry" Black People The foolish among us jumped up and down with glee subsequent to the George Floyd verdict. Tell me, BLM and the like, what happened to "police reform?" How have things changed? Nothing. 18 18 Comment Count
Abdus-Sattar Ghazali: Russia-Islamic World Meeting opens in Saudi Arabia The meeting of the Group of Strategic Vision "Russia-Islamic World" opened on Wednesday in Saudi Arabia's city of Jeddah, during which Russia and Islamic states vowed to strengthen cooperation in various fields.
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Thomas Knapp: For Christmas, How About an End to the War on Marijuana? Some US states have taken steps toward a ceasefire, legalizing marijuana for medical and/or recreational use, but it still remains illegal at the federal level despite the occasional introduction of bills to change that. The latest such offering comes from US Representative Nancy Mace (R-SC), who introduced the States Reform Act on November 15.
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Linh Dinh: Cull, Track and Control For helping Big Pharma to sicken, addict and kill over half a century, Fauci is rewarded with a bigger salary than any US government employee's, including the President's. 5 5 Comment Count
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Carl Petersen: Another Example of Failed Charter School Oversight The Los Angeles Unified School District's Jose Cole-Guitierrez's department finds issues at Citizens of the World but provides no consequences. Is it time for his head to roll? .
Abdus-Sattar Ghazali: Yemen war deaths will reach 377,000 by end of the year: UN A new United Nations report released on Tuesday has projected that the death toll from Yemen's war will reach 377,000 by the end of 2021, including those killed as a result of indirect and direct causes. In a report published on Tuesday, the United Nations Development Program estimated that 70 percent of those killed would be children under the age of five. . 3 3 Comment Count
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Scott Baker: My take on OEN Brainstorming on Covid Social Changes Covid symptoms affect society as well as the individual. Covid has accelerated trends, for good and bad, and introduced new ways of being. What will society look like from here on? 3 3 Comment Count
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Mike Rivage-Seul: Making Sense of the Rittenhouse Trial (almost) Vigilance, suspicion, and caution are what I most learned from the Rittenhouse trial. I also learned something important about the benefits of honest dialog with "the opposition." 11 11 Comment Count
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Thom Hartmann: The GOP Now Stands For Trolls, Vigilantes & Death All the Republican Party has left, now that they've abandoned any pretense over the past 40 years of supporting working people or even basic infrastructure, is hate, fear and death. 2 2 Comment Count
Rainer Shea: Neoliberal misery & its destabilizing consequences Assessing the ways neoliberalism is destabilizing the U.S. .
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Steven Jonas: Trump's Box of Six Magic Tricks: A Revisit I have previously written on the Six Magic Tricks that have guided Trump through his charmed life. This column brings that analysis up to the present date and shows how one or more of them may be beginning to fail him. 1 1 Comment Count
Waymon Hinson: "Slow Walking?" Or, Why Has It Taken So Long, Mr. Secretary? The author chronicles the history of treatment of black farmers and the USDA Secretary's "slow-walking" the process of getting minority farmers' debt paid off under the provisions of The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021. .
Earl Ofari Hutchinson: Will Arbery be Different? "I saw the tape and it's very, very disturbing," he said. "I looked at a picture of that young man, he was in a tuxedo, and I will say that it looks like a really good young guy," That was former president Trump talking to "Fox & Friends" moments after the tape were 1 1 Comment Count
Dr. Lenore Daniels: The All-Pervasive Blackness, America's Fear of Democracy This is a response to the Kyle Rittenhouse verdict of last week. The article uses examples from Madison and Kenosha WI, examples of white fear--the fear of the history of white violence. 3 3 Comment Count
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Bob Passi: The American Dilemma White supremacy and neoliberal economics are the two horns of the dilemma that limits the U.S. 1 1 Comment Count
Justin Samuels: War Against Youth in Modern Societies The dehumanization and criminalization of the youth in modern societies must stop.
Abdus-Sattar Ghazali: PM Modi urged to end silence on Chinese 'intrusion' in Arunachal Pradesh The opposition party Congress on Sunday accused the BJP government of deception and deliberate distortion over alleged Chinese intrusions in Arunachal Pradesh and questioned Prime Minister Narendra Modi's silence on the issue. It also accused the BJP of giving lessons on national security to the entire country while digressing from addressing the serious issue that affected India's integrity and sovereignty.
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Thomas Knapp: Rittenhouse Verdict: Justice, But Not Joy The "not guilty" verdict seems just, but it really just makes the best of a terrible, and at multiple points avoidable, situation. 41 41 Comment Count
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Citizen News Service - CNS: Antimicrobial resistance is threatening global health security this article shares studies that show how big a threat is drug resistance or antimicrobial resistance. One ray of hope is, when we start using medicines responsibly and appropriately, then medicines that had become ineffective due to drug resistance, might become effective again. 1 1 Comment Count
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Thom Hartmann: Why Is the GOP Making America's Job of Creating a Less Deadly Society More Difficult? We've already banned fully-automatic weapons, shoulder-fired missiles & sawed-off shotguns, only used to kill humans -- it's not a stretch ban Rittenhouse's AR15 & Russian AK47s to save American lives 6 6 Comment Count
Joel Hirschhorn: Why the Pandemic Will Not End: Mass Vaccination Fails The objective evidence is everywhere; mass vaccination is a failure. With current government policy the pandemic will never end. Time to face facts and pursue a different pandemic strategy. COVID vaccines do not stop infection or transmission. Hardly anyone faces major infection risks and do not need shots. . 28 28 Comment Count
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Irene Fowler: Thanksgiving, Crimes, and Democracy As a global citizen, my profound, heartfelt Thanksgiving is for the true US patriots, who voted against tyrannical, autocratic rule, and took a stand for democracy and the rule of law. . 4 4 Comment Count

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