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Tag: foreign policy

Round table on current US foreign policy: Militarism unhinged

How would you assess the most important aspects of current U.S. foreign policy?
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Palestinian American Dr. walks out of Biden meeting, hands him letter...

The curtailed meeting was itself met with protests, including from Palestinian American emergency room physician Dr. Thaer Ahmad, who walked out after handing Biden a letter from an 8-year-old orphaned Palestinian girl

Naked hypocrisy: The US once cited UNSC resolutions to invade Iraq,...

Washington’s hypocrisy on this matter is legendary and stunning.

Redefining American valor: Bernie Sanders’ vision for a new foreign policy...

At the heart of Sanders' critique is the notion that American foreign policy has been marred by a series of misguided interventions and conflicts.

How long can America maintain a war economy?

The major challenge for the United States is the perennial trade-off between guns and butter.

Unmasking the weaponization of Islamophobia in US foreign policy

Rutgers report highlights how anti-Muslim bigotry fuels pro-Israel bias in American politics.

‘Totally indefensible’: Biden nominates death squad backer Elliott Abrams to diplomacy...

"Elliott Abrams, enemy of human rights, apologist for mass murder, should have no place within spitting distance of any Democratic administration in any capacity."

Garland Nixon interview: An objective look at US foreign policy

We focus here on the realities of the international power struggle unfolding in real time, specifically addressing the role of the U.S. in the tensions and its capacity to reduce them. 

What American media won’t tell us about the Putin and Xi...

China’s moves in the Middle East and apparent endorsement of Putin’s imperialist goals in Ukraine necessitate a response from the West.

The nasty voices in our heads

The paranoid nature of American foreign and domestic policy.

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Supreme Court questions use of obstruction law in Jan. 6 riot cases amid concerns...

This law is now at the center of a legal battle concerning its suitability for punishing those who stormed the Capitol during the certification of the 2020 election results.

Supreme silence: High court decision curtails protest rights, stifling voices in the South

As the case now returns to lower courts for further proceedings, the national discourse on the limits of free speech and the right to protest continues to evolve.

The Fourth Amendment is Not for Sale Act and the battle against government spying

The FANFSA, passed with a 219-199 vote, garnered support from both sides of the aisle, with 96 Democrats and 123 Republicans backing the bill.

New report reveals millionaires’ tax rates slashed by half since 1950s, fueling wealth inequality

This stark reduction in tax rates for the wealthiest Americans coincides with an era of escalating income disparity and could be costing the federal government hundreds of billions in lost revenue annually.