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Trump’s Middle East Peace Plan: Dead on Arrival?
November 22nd, 2017, 10:53 AM

Trump's peace plan will be highly favorable to Israel and dismissive of the Palestinians

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Demystifying the Concept of Net Neutrality
November 22nd, 2017, 10:53 AM

The mass hysteria surrounding net neutrality has become a kind of ill-informed circus with many fearing that online free speech is now endangered-which is very much is, but not for the reasons generally being proffered.

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Both Democrats and Republicans Are Still Haunted by 2016
November 22nd, 2017, 10:53 AM

Both Democrats and Republicans have lost their moorings, are cut off from their base, and have no ideas of how to rebuild their credibility.

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The So-Called Syria ‘Experts,’ and George Monbiot
November 22nd, 2017, 10:53 AM

The claim that Assad’s government used chemical weapons in Khan Sheikhoun, and earlier in Ghouta, was an obvious boon to those who have spent more than a decade trying to achieve regime change in Syria.

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Are Tweets Making Everyone Twits?
November 22nd, 2017, 10:53 AM

Have we lost our ability to debate, analyze and have productive public discourse? Childish oversimplification seems to be the new normal.

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On the Rehabilitation of George W. Bush
November 22nd, 2017, 10:53 AM

So what if — after 16 years of fruitless war, 16 years of disintegrating American infrastructure, 16 years of almost unprecedented inequality — George W. Bush does find Trump’s rhetorical style distasteful? Is that really any reason to turn a presidential war criminal into a liberal hero?

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Amnesty International Pledges to Take on Israeli Apartheid
November 22nd, 2017, 10:53 AM

Palestinian activists and analysts have long described Israeli policies as a form of apartheid, and Israeli human rights NGO B’Tselem has compared Israel’s “regime of separation” in the occupied territories to “the Apartheid regime in South Africa”.

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Thanksgiving Guide: How to Celebrate a Sordid History
November 22nd, 2017, 10:53 AM

A day seen by many Americans as a day of celebration, a day for family, and a day for giving thanks, is perceived by many Native Americans as a day filled with ignorance, a day filled with anger and a day full of mourning.

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Late-Stage Capitalism: Denying the Imperium of Death
November 21st, 2017, 10:53 AM

The tens of thousands of American deaths from drug overdoses are a measure of the hopeless desperation left behind by the soul-starving socio-economic system of late-stage capitalism.

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The Consequences of the Symbolic Recognition of Palestine
November 21st, 2017, 10:53 AM

Other than the obsolete two-state paradigm, there has been little discussion of what such recognition actually means in practice, or whether it could generate a tangible outcome for Palestinians.

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