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Pyongyang on the Potomac

When Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un shook hands on June 30 at the line dividing the two Koreas, the pictures that...

What’s behind Bolton’s attacks on the ‘troika of tyranny’?

With all eyes focused these days on Trump and his myriad crimes, John Bolton’s speeches are a reminder that even worse options are waiting in the wings.

An unholy alliance: Trump, Putin, Kim Jung-Un, and Mohammed bin Salman

“An alliance which is perceived as unnatural, unusual, or simply undesirable, sometimes between seemingly antagonistic parties.”

Trump’s investment in North Korea

What’s important is that Trump is invested in the success of his venture. Because if it fails, he fails. And Donald Trump doesn’t like to fail.

World to refugees: Go to hell

Over 22.5 million people have been forced to flee their countries. Last year, less than 200,000 were resettled.

No, Not Nixon, Not China

“I will make only one prediction: the Nobel Peace Prize committee will emphatically not offer that to Trump nor Kim.”

Trump’s North Korea Summit reveals Democratic Party fault lines

In the United States, Democrats and Republicans should unite behind the peace movements that are driving this diplomatic opening.

Liberals are criticizing the Korea Summit from the Right. Here’s why...

With an end to the 68-year Korean War finally in sight, some U.S. “progressives” are pushing Trump to be more hardline – despite the fact that Koreans overwhelmingly want peace.

Trump’s relentless lies demand we make truth-telling great again

Not unlike Kim, Trump lies to hide the brutality of his cruel policies.

Trump’s Korean shell game

The U.S. and North Korean leaders are both playing a long con designed to maintain their own short-term political survival.

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Suppressed 2020: The fight to vote

Amidst a global health crisis, the cruel weaponization of vote-by-mail restrictions has turned the constitutional right to vote into a choice between life and death.

Physicists: 90% chance of human society collapsing within decades

The model developed by the physicists depicts human population growth reaching a maximum level that is undermined by the shrinking of forests, which will not have enough resources left to sustain people.

Big oil knew climate change could be ‘catastrophic.’ study shows heat could become deadlier...

“Our data indicate that with the continued growth of greenhouse gas emissions, the temperature effects of climate change are projected to be five times deadlier than recent U.S. flu seasons."