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Tag: North Korea

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.”

How grassroots activists made peace with North Korea possible

The leaders of North and South Korea are meeting in Pyongyang this week to discuss the possibility of a peace treaty to end the decades-long conflict dividing the Korean Peninsula.

Progressive Briefing for Monday, July 23, 2018

White supremacist barred from Virginia, Trump threatens the Iranian president, corporate Democrats plan a counterrevolution, and more.

The Dictator Dating Game

Three eligible dictators. One president who's wooed strongmen for decades. Who will he choose?!

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.

As the North Korean deal crumbles, Donald Trump’s foreign policy looks...

After getting hosed by Kim Jong Un in Singapore, Trump does Putin’s bidding ahead of their Helsinki summit.

A new world is dawning, and the US will no longer...

We are no longer the “indispensable” nation.

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.

The Chomsky challenge for Americans

Americans might want to learn how to take Chomsky’s challenge – imagine ourselves in others’ situation – before it’s too late to imagine anything at all.

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US diplomacy thwarts Palestinian UN membership amid claims of supporting statehood leaked cable shows

This diplomatic maneuvering seeks to avoid a U.S. veto, which would publicly align the country against Palestinian self-determination.

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.

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.

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.

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.