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“A government for the many, not the few”

Jeremy Corbyn and the resurgence of the British left.
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Pope Francis tells Trump that climate change is real and solidarity is key

Trump is a little unlikely to get it. But the point of publicly bestowing on him this gift is that the Pope hopes the rest of us will.

Of budgets and beatitudes: The Pope meets the Donald

“A person who thinks only about building walls, wherever they may be, and not building bridges, is not Christian.”

Let the media coverage of Manchester victims be a model for all young victims...

“These terrorist attacks are not confined to Europe. They take place every single day in Iraq, in Syria, in Afghanistan, in Pakistan and Yemen, Bahrain.”
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Terror and geopolitics: Manchester in 2017 and in 1996

Both Manchester bombings were reactions against a history of colonial shaping of the lives of local people.

Trump’s apology tour

Trump's version of making up with Muslims apparently involves selling $110 billion worth of arms to the most reactionary Muslim country on the planet.

World holds on to Paris Climate Agreement despite U.S. threats

While the world remains hopeful that Trump won’t cancel America’s participation in the climate deal, last week’s gathering proved that the Paris accord won’t fall apart without the U.S.

Europe’s view of Trump

Anti-Trump sentiment is even stronger in Europe than it is in the U.S.

Populism of the 1%: Why the same billionaires are behind Trump and Brexit

These complex ties reveal a clear and resounding message.