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Economy

After Brexit, European Left Calls for ‘Massive Political Opposition’

Posted by on Jun 25, 2016

Common Dreams  Read the article in its original form on Common Dreams ‘What Europe needs more than ever to avoid a slide into a xenophobic, deflationary, 1930s-like...

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Society

Violence without justice: Mexico’s War and its consequences

Posted by on Jun 28, 2016

By Gema Santamaria This article first appeared on openDemocracy Mexico’s War is a civil war against and amongst citizens, regardless of where they stand on the drug business, of...

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Politics

Bernie’s Next Big Task: Build a Large-Scale, National Progressive Movement

Posted by on Jun 28, 2016

Republished with permission from ALTERNET. Sanders should concentrate on launching a new movement organization right now — one that would mobilize for his democratic socialist...

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Geopolitics

NATO Breaks Non-Expansion Promise

Posted by on Jun 29, 2016

Global Geopolitics and Political Economy Net – IDN InDepthNews   Viewpoint by Jonathan Power LUND, Sweden (IDN-INPS) – NATO has just announced a plan to send troops to...

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NATO Breaks Non-Expansion Promise

NATO Breaks Non-Expansion Promise

Jun 29, 2016

Global Geopolitics and Political Economy Net – IDN InDepthNews   Viewpoint by Jonathan Power LUND, Sweden (IDN-INPS) – NATO has just announced a plan to send troops to the Alliance’s eastern flank, close to the Russian border. NATO says it is attempting to deter potential Russian aggression. The UK, the U.S., Canada and Germany will lead four battle...

Violence without justice: Mexico’s War and its consequences

Violence without justice: Mexico’s War and its consequences

Jun 28, 2016

By Gema Santamaria This article first appeared on openDemocracy Mexico’s War is a civil war against and amongst citizens, regardless of where they stand on the drug business, of devastating consequences for the population and the state.   Editorial Credit: Gerardo C.Lerner / Shutterstock.com   Mexico’s so-called war on drugs has not ended. While no...

Why I Started SMART ALEC – Lobbying for the Public Good

Why I Started SMART ALEC – Lobbying for the Public Good

Jun 28, 2016

Global Geopolitics and Political Economy Net – IPS   By Matthew Charles Cardinale Matthew Charles Cardinale is CEO of SMART ALEC as well as Atlanta Progressive News. Protest outside the ALEC Headquarters in Washington DC March 29, 2012. Against ALEC, the NRA, and “Stand Your Ground” laws. Credit: LaDawna Howard/cc by 2.0 PORTLAND, Oregon, Jun...

Bernie’s Next Big Task: Build a Large-Scale, National Progressive Movement

Bernie’s Next Big Task: Build a Large-Scale, National Progressive Movement

Jun 28, 2016

Republished with permission from ALTERNET. Sanders should concentrate on launching a new movement organization right now — one that would mobilize for his democratic socialist agenda By Les Leopold / AlterNet June 24, 2016   Editorial Credit: Joseph Sohm / Shutterstock.com   The Sanders campaign compiled an email list with 130 million names, a donor...

Patrick Cockburn, An Endless Cycle of Indecisive Wars

Patrick Cockburn, An Endless Cycle of Indecisive Wars

Jun 28, 2016

Republished with permission from TomDispatch.com Posted by Patrick Cockburn at 7:47am, June 28, 2016. Follow TomDispatch on Twitter @TomDispatch. [Note to TomDispatch Readers: Patrick Cockburn has arguably been our premier journalist of the Middle East in these last years. For the Independent, he’s produced a body of journalism about our wars in the Greater...

John Feffer, Donald Trump and America B

John Feffer, Donald Trump and America B

Jun 26, 2016

Republished with permission from TomDispatch.com Posted by John Feffer at 3:58pm, June 26, 2016. Follow TomDispatch on Twitter @TomDispatch.   Editorial Credit: Joseph Sohm / Shutterstock.com   Circus, carnival, comedy hour, joke: it’s been a festival of insults, charges, racist slams, bizarre proposals, and raging narcissism. I’m talking, of course,...

Bernie Sanders Pens Powerful Indictment of ‘Oligarchic Control’ of Our Politics and Economy

Bernie Sanders Pens Powerful Indictment of ‘Oligarchic Control’ of Our Politics and Economy

Jun 25, 2016

Republished with permission from Alternet. Originally Published June 23, 2016 In an op-ed for the Washington Post, the Vermont senator outlines his platform wish list. ByElizabeth Preza / AlterNet Bernie Sanders at Criminal Justice Forum which was held at Allen University.Editorial Credit: Crush Rush / Shutterstock.com A day after admitting “it doesn’t appear”...