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Erik Prince, the failson face of privatized war

If the face long associated with modern mercenaries were more successful at his business, we might already live in a much more dystopian world.

Ex-Blackwater CEO Erik Prince makes a comeback under Trump selling mercenary...

House Democrats are accusing Prince of lying to Congress during his November 2017 testimony before the Committee, when he described a meeting in the Seychelles with a Russian banker before Donald Trump’s inauguration as a chance encounter.

Blackwater announces return as former mercenary found guilty of murder

Blackwater announced their return in a full-page ad in the January/February print issue of the gun and hunting magazine “Recoil.”

Progressive Briefing for Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Another oil spill, fracking fuels climate change, Mueller investigates Blackwater founder Erik Prince, and more.

Blackwater and the Corporate Mercenaries who’ve changed the rules of war

No matter what they call themselves, they are soldiers of fortune and now quietly operate around the world.

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Why the deep state hates Putin

Since World War II, America’s knee-jerk response to any diplomatic challenge has been to bully or bomb.

US follows Germany’s lead to send battle tanks to Ukraine

The U.S. agreed to send 31 tanks, and Germany agreed to 14.
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The one thing that would make elections better for everyone 

Ranked choice voting makes elections less painful, less expensive, and can help make our government more inclusive and responsive to what people actually want.

Simply PFAS: Lawsuit claims ‘all natural’ orange juice brand contains toxic forever chemicals

Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances are a growing concern because of the many health impacts associated with exposure and their tendency to persist in the human body for months to years and in the environment for thousands of years.

What can the United States bring to the peace table for Ukraine?

The United States bears its share of responsibility for this crisis that is destroying Ukraine and placing the world in "unprecedented danger," as the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists' new Doomsday Clock statement calls it.