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    Israel’s stranglehold on American politics

    Chris Hedges | Updated at 12:00am on March 12, 2019

    THE Israel lobby’s buying off of nearly every senior politician in the United States, facilitated by our system of legalised bribery, is not an anti-Semitic...

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    Why are the lambs so silent?

    Nazarul Islam | Updated at 12:00am on March 10, 2019

    I LIVED in Levittown, NY for many years, where the cold winters were a huge challenge. Long, white winters had made me less and less...

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    Mapping the American war on terror

    | Updated at 12:00am on February 21, 2019

    IN SEPTEMBER 2001, the Bush administration launched the ‘Global War on Terror.’ Though ‘global’ has long since been dropped from the name, as it turns...

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    Extreme poverty rises again in Latin America

    Agence-France-Presse . Santiago | Updated at 12:00am on January 17, 2019

    Extreme poverty in Latin America hit its highest level for nine years in 2017, according to a report by the UN’s Economic Commission for Latin...

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    Borders know no love

    Belén Fernández  | Updated at 12:00am on December 24, 2018

    DURING a Thanksgiving Day teleconference with members of the US armed forces, US president Donald Trump took the opportunity to exult over the intensified militarisation...

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    A tale of two cities

    Andrew Levine | Updated at 12:00am on December 15, 2018

    HERE follows a tale of two cities — not, as in Dickens’s novel, Paris and London, but Paris and Madison, Wisconsin....

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    Yearning for independence, democracy

    Gazi Mizanur Rahman | Updated at 12:00am on December 15, 2018

    AROUND the fag end of the British rule in India, World War I and II broke out with a gap of only 20 years....

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    Civilisation’s future, victims of western brutality

    Peter Koenig | Updated at 12:00am on December 02, 2018

    The culture of greed and instant profit has no space for children, for their rights, for their upbringing within a frame of human rights, fair...

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    Trumps foreign policy war on Americans

    by Sheldon Richman | Updated at 12:00am on November 27, 2018

    BEYOND any reasonable doubt, in substance if not in appearance, Donald Trump is a thoroughly conventional American politician. It’s a wonder that anyone requires proof...

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    A tale of two massacres

    Lawrence Davidson | Updated at 12:00am on November 11, 2018

    ON THE morning of October 28, 2018 Robert Bowers walked into a suburban Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania synagogue filled with worshippers. He was armed with an assault...