Russiagate’s Media Problems ; Will Politics Ruin the #MeToo Movement? …and More Picks 12/11
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Be it murder or suicide, the suspicious death of the prosecutor investigating Argentina’s deadliest terrorist attack has unearthed a web of deep politics stretching from Buenos Aires to Tehran. Curt Hopkins investigates.
Fighting for Net Neutrality ; Pompeo: We’ve Killed Russians …and More Picks 4/17
In a lightning advance, Iraqi forces captured the oil-rich city of Kirkuk from Kurdish forces on Monday, sending thousands of civilians fleeing. The fighting between two US-trained and -equipped forces that have been central to the war against the Islamic State was a slap in the face to US foreign policy. US-supplied Iraqi […]
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A campaign to make sure Susan Rice does not become the next Secretary of State tells us a lot about how things really work—in foreign policy, in the establishment, and in the media. ### NEWS FLASH ###, December 13: Susan Rice withdraws name from consideration—this article provides relevant background.
Big-power rivalries and home-grown dysfunction raise fears along eastern periphery of the European Union.
The Council of Europe watchdog voted to put Turkey on a human rights monitoring list on Tuesday amid widespread claims of fraud in a controversial referendum that gave President Recep Tayyip Erdogan authoritarian powers. The amendments to the Turkish constitution that passed by a narrow margin of just under 3 percent “do not comply […]
Watchdog: World’s Financial Structure ‘Unstable’ ; Chuck Schumer Refuses to Endorse Medicare for All …and More Picks 12/19
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