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Neoliberalism – the ideology at the root of all our problems | Books | The Guardian

October 8th, 2017 No comments
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North Korea missiles: Five mistakes we make about Kim Jong-un

October 2nd, 2017 No comments

Trump’s UN Speech Was a Win for North Korea | The National Interest Blog

October 1st, 2017 No comments

The president created the perfect sound-clip for use at home and abroad.

Source: Trump’s UN Speech Was a Win for North Korea | The National Interest Blog

Canada open to seeking softwood deal in NAFTA if U.S. industry keeps stalling | The Chronicle Herald

September 28th, 2017 No comments

WASHINGTON — Canada is prepared to pursue a permanent settlement in softwood lumber within the North American Free Trade Agreement if the U.S. lumber industry keeps blocking a deal, Canada’s ambassador to the U.S. suggested Thursday.

Source: Canada open to seeking softwood deal in NAFTA if U.S. industry keeps stalling | The Chronicle Herald

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Single-payer healthcare is far more expensive than advocates claim | TheHill

September 28th, 2017 No comments

OPINION | Advocates falsely claim that the system can lead to lower administrative costs.

Source: Single-payer healthcare is far more expensive than advocates claim | TheHill

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The Resegregation of Jefferson County – The New York Times

September 17th, 2017 No comments
Categories: Politics, USA! USA! USA! Tags:

Inside the meltdown of Canada’s MMIW inquiry

September 16th, 2017 No comments
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Hyperpartisanship could destroy US democracy. – Vox

September 15th, 2017 No comments

This statistic is particularly telling: In 1960, only 5 percent of Republicans and 4 percent of Democrats said they would be displeased if their son or daughter married somebody with the opposing party affiliation. In 2010, 49 percent of Republicans said they would be unhappy if their son or daughter married a Democrat, and 33 percent of Democrats said they’d be unhappy if their son or daughter married a Republican. My strong hunch is that if this survey were conducted in 2017, those percentages would be ev

Source: Hyperpartisanship could destroy US democracy. – Vox

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Donald Trump Is the First White President – The Atlantic

September 14th, 2017 No comments

Trump, more than any other politician, understood the valence of the bloody heirloom and the great power in not being a nigger.

Source: Donald Trump Is the First White President – The Atlantic

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The case for letting North Korea keep its nukes – Vox

September 10th, 2017 No comments

North Korea saw what happened to Saddam Hussein in 2003 and Muammar Qaddafi in 2011. Both dictators once had nuclear programs and gave them up; both were swiftly toppled by the American military when US policymakers decided they were threats.

Source: The case for letting North Korea keep its nukes – Vox

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