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Tag: Russia

Attorney linked to Trump campaign pleads guilty to lying to investigators

The same day that Mueller’s office indicted 13 Russian nationals and three Russian companies for interfering in the 2016 presidential election, Alex Van Der Zwaan was criminally charged with lying to federal investigators.

13 Russians criminally charged for interfering in US presidential election

“Still think this Russia thing is a hoax and a witch hunt? Because a lot of witches just got indicted.”

Russiagate or deep state? What some progressives get wrong on Russia.

The bizarre denialism of some on the left and right about Russiagate doesn't bode well for the future of American politics.

Russiaburger: The Trump-Russia scandal explained

It's now clear that the Russians offered help and members of the Trump campaign accepted. But the real scandal may be money laundering.

Donald Trump offers a helping hand to China and Russia

And it's giving American Isolationism new meaning in the twenty-first century.

Useful idiots vs. the FBI

Trump himself has led an unrelenting assault on the bureau, with his trademark screeching tweets and verbal outbursts, repeatedly suggesting that the nation's premier law enforcement agency is "tainted."

President Trump accuses Steve Bannon of losing his mind

Although Trump praised Bannon last year for his service, the president attempted to distance himself from the former White House chief strategist on Wednesday saying he lost his mind.

Democracy in crisis: Cold War(s) in the cyber age

The Cyber Age has raised the potential for destabilizing democracies through dissemination of fake news and disinformation to new levels.

Collusion among friends: An alternative Russiagate narrative emerges

Has the Russiagate trail followed by Robert Mueller, in a round about way led to... Israel?

Stop saying, “Putin invaded Ukraine and annexed Crimea”

“If you tell a lie big enough and keep repeating it, people will eventually come to believe it.”

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Former judge sentenced to prison for bribery scheme and witness tampering

The former judge was sentenced to five years in prison, three years of supervised release, and ordered to pay a fine of $50,000.

The 9/11 hijackers were Iraqis, right?

The good news is that they want to learn. The bad news: nowadays, they tend to think that the men who flew those planes on 9/11 were from Iran.
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Why the common good disappeared (and how we get it back)

The challenge is to turn all this into a new public spiritedness extending to the highest reaches in the land.

Monsanto ‘commands’ civic group to turn in all communications over glyphosate

"There are millions of people around the world who have a deep and genuine concern that Monsanto's glyphosate is making us and our environment sick."

The ideology that unites Trump and the authoritarians he admires

It's about propping up "besieged majorities" in multiethnic countries.

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