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Trump: The ‘Peace’ Candidate

THE DUOPOLY WATCH | Steven Jonas, MD, MPH Crossposted on OpEdNews 6/14/2017 Editor’s Note: Admittedly fragile hopes for a reset of US foreign policy toward a saner and more peaceful posture toward Russia were extinguished rather quickly by Trump’s “enhanced conversion” to theREAD ON

Five American Pastimes, Six Dark Ironies: Reflections on Alexandria

A third irony is that Hodgkinson’s act seems almost calculated to generate sympathy for a party, the arch-plutocratic Republicans, that Noam Chomsky has called “the most dangerous organization in human history.” No love for the dismal, neoliberal, dollar-drenched, imperial, andREAD ON

The Putin Interviews—Oliver Stone’s Greatest Contribution (Videos)

In four hours extracted from encounters spanning two years (2015—2017), Putin emerges as an articulate, intelligent, eloquent and highly knowledgeable person. Informal and unassuming to a fault, he mixes freely with people, plays hockey, practices judo, does his morning exercisesREAD ON

The political significance of the shooting attack on US congressmen

Dismissing Hodgkinson as deranged, let alone evil, is a facile and false explanation for Wednesday’s shooting. This is an event that requires a political explanation. While it is legitimate for Sanders to clearly reject the act, he made no attemptREAD ON

The political fraud of the People’s Summit in Chicago: Sanders, unions seek to refurbish Democrats

To provide it with a left cover, the so-called “Berniecrats” are trying to convince the party establishment to adopt a program of mild reforms, including Medicare for All, $15 minimum wage, forgiveness of student loans, etc. Their hope is toREAD ON