Thursday, April 18, 2019

Tag: Syria

Orban the opportunist: Hungary’s Trumpian leader wins again

Prime Minister, Viktor Orban, who was just re-elected on Sunday, April 8, in what can only be called a landslide, by using the issue of migration to spread panic for political gain.

As the world watches Syria, don’t forget about Yemen

The problem isn’t that the U.S. is standing by and doing nothing while this horror unfolds. It’s much worse than that.

If we want to support refugees, we need to end the...

The sanctuary movement needs an anti-war voice.

“No friends, but the mountains:” Understanding Turkey’s Syrian invasion

One can say with certainty that life is difficult for the Kurdish people – perpetual minorities who live in a mountainous region split between Iraq, Iran, Syria and Turkey.

Libya, Syria, Ukraine – one script, three stories

The fundamental ploy in Libya, Syria and Ukraine was the same: rile up the population and then stage a coup in the midst of chaos, while claiming to liberate the people.

Middle East – How America shot itself in the foot

The U.S. needs to learn the art of diplomacy instead of spending a lot of time constantly demonizing and threatening other countries.

US is now the ONLY country not in Paris climate agreement

Trump's stance on climate change and his withdrawal from the Paris Agreement has generated intense global criticism.

The fall of the house of ISIS

ISIS is on the decline, but the catastrophic political divisions in Iraq and Syria that gave rise to it are no closer to being mended.

Syria – What happens next

Without outside assistance, it will take decades to rebuild Syria.

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Third police officer sentenced to prison for framing black males

“These three police officers from Biscayne Park disgraced themselves and damaged the public’s trust in law enforcement."
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The 12 biggest myths about raising taxes on the rich

So the next time you hear one of these myths, know the truth.

Microplastics are blowing in the wind: New Study shows plastic pollution falling from the...

"They're a brand new [type of] pollution, but there's so much of it and it's increasing so fast that it's something we really need to start learning about."

To Ola Bini, a political prisoner caught up in the Assange debacle

My Swedish friend is sitting in a jail cell.

Fossil fuel companies are enlisting police to crack down on protesters

State lawmakers across the country are advancing bills to increase penalties for demonstrators who interfere with 'critical infrastructure,' such as pipelines and gas terminals.

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