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How did we let neoliberalism win? Rafael Correa interviews Cristina Kirchner on RT
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Two signature figures of Latin America's Pink Tide, former Ecuador President Rafael Correa and Argentina's ex-leader, Christina Kirchner, speak about their time in government, and analyze why the right was able to make a comeback. ...[Read more]
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The Government Should Guarantee Everyone a Good Job
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Done correctly, a good-jobs guarantee would largely eliminate poverty in the United States. It would directly and radically improve the lives of long-term unemployed and “unemployable” people—particularly the black, latinx, and Native workers who su ...[Read more]
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UK Authorities Unable To Prove Novichok Nerve Agent Was Made In Russia
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"We were able to identify it as novichok, to identify that it was military-grade nerve agent," Aitkenhead said. "We have not identified the precise source, but we have provided the scientific info to government who have then used a number of other sources ...[Read more]
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DHS may have found unauthorized Mass Phone Listening Devices in Washington DC
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The Associated Press reports today that the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has confirmed that it found what appear to be unauthorized cell-site simulators, also known as Stingrays, in Washington DC last year. The agency told Senator Ron Wyden in a ...[Read more]
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Why countries should watch out for Turkey snatching citizens abroad
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As the alleged deportations began to look increasingly like outright abductions, they have become a real-time example of the threat posed by Ankara’s flagrant disregard for international norms. Countries that host Turkish citizens all over the world sho ...[Read more]
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Gravity and good timing helped the Hubble spot a star from the early universe
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When looking back into the deep recesses of the universe, even huge objects like planets, stars, and galaxies can appear small. Magnification can help, but how do you get a magnifying glass large enough to spot stars billions of light years away? ...[Read more]
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Colombia: Rights Groups Decry Killings of Two Social Leaders, Demand Justice
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The murders of Maria Magdalena Cruz Rojas and Belisario Benavidez on Good Friday sparked calls for justice and security for Colombia’s activists. Human rights groups decried the recent killings of Colombian social activists Maria Magdalena Cruz Rojas an ...[Read more]
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US visa applications may soon require five years of social media info
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The State Department wants to require all US visa applicants, both immigrant and non, disclose their social media handles to the US government, CNN reports. In documents that the department will file to the Federal Register tomorrow, it proposes that near ...[Read more]
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How The Loss Of U.S. Psychiatric Hospitals Led To A Mental Health Crisis
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The evaporation of long-term psychiatric facilities in the U.S. has escalated over the past decade, sparked by a trend toward deinstitutionalization of mental health patients in the 1950s and '60s. ...[Read more]
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‘He was a quiet and normal kid’: The infantilization of young, white, male domestic terrorists
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Over the past three weeks, Austin, Texas, has been rocked by a series of mysterious package bombs that killed two people and injured five more. We know now that the police suspect that the bomber was Mark Anthony Conditt, a 23-year-old Austin Community Co ...[Read more]
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The ‘Alien Megastructure’ star is acting weird again
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Early last year a far-off star captured the imagination of the scientific community thanks to its incredibly bizarre behavior. The star, which is officially named KIC 8462852 but is better known as “Tabby’s Star,” frequently goes dim at unpredictabl ...[Read more]
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