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Why The Iran Nuclear Deal Is Foolproof

July 16, 2015

Cue the trumpets! The US and Iran struck a nuclear deal earlier in July, along with world powers England, France, Germany, the EU and (cue the ominous violin) Russia and China. Since January, conservatives in America, Israel and the Sunni…

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Why Is Israel So Violently Opposed To Deal With Iran?

July 15, 2015

This week’s deal with Iran is a triumph for President Obama’s foreign policy, and a huge victory for those who favor diplomacy over politics by other means. Of course, not everyone is overjoyed at the news. Republicans, who have been spending…

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US-Iran Deal Is A Historic Triumph Of Diplomacy

July 14, 2015

The deal struck between the US, Iran and world powers, announced Tuesday, will stand in the annals of history as a triumph of diplomacy. It is a wholesale repudiation of the Bush Administration’s neoconservative ideology that marched the nation into…

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Fall Of The ¥uan Dynasty? China’s Communist Party May Pay Dearly For Its Panic

July 8, 2015

China’s Yuan Dynasty collapsed in 1368, of course, following a century of Mongolian conquest. But the Yuan, China’s currency, is tottering in the stock market. The Chinese Communist Party, which rules the world’s most populous nation without rival, may be…

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Drones Are Dropping Abortion Pills Over Restrictive Poland

July 1, 2015

Abortion used to be available on demand in Poland — a matter to be dealt with between a woman and her doctor. In 1993, Poland passed a restrictive abortion law — after the country was supposedly freed from communism. Exceptions…

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This Guy Figured Out How To Fix Greece AND Tell Big Banks To Go F*ck Themselves

June 30, 2015

Meet Thom Feeney, a young man who’s figured out a brilliant way to save Greece and give the Greek people a way to tell the Big Banks to take their “austerity” bullsh*t and shove it. The 29-year-old from London crunched some numbers and figured that if…

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Debt Vs. Demokratia

June 30, 2015

Convicted of corrupting the youth, Socrates had to choose his own punishment. Had he suggested exile, he probably would have lived. Instead, he defiantly suggested that he should be rewarded. He was sentenced to death by drinking poison. In the…

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USA Must Avoid Greece’s Fate By Fighting GOP’s Tea Party Policies (VIDEO)

June 30, 2015

By now we’ve all heard the same narrative repeated on the Greek debt crisis: this is what happens when people don’t pay their taxes. This is what happens when you have a generous welfare state that allows you to retire…

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Korea’s Struggling Gay Movement Celebrates #LoveWins #동성결혼

June 26, 2015

Today’s ruling by the Supreme Court legalizing gay marriage in all 50 states will reverberate socially and politically not only across America, but across planet Earth. This was evident on Twitter, especially from Tweets coming out of South Korea. The…

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Sixth Mass Extinction Looms: ‘We Are Sawing Off The Limb That We Are Sitting On’

June 20, 2015

Seventy-seven species of mammals have disappeared forever since the year 1500. Humans could soon join them. A new collaborative study, published Friday, concludes that species are disappearing at a rate that is more than 100 times what occurs naturally. Researcher…

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