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Heart-Wrenching Video Shows Starving Polar Bear on Iceless Land
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When photographer Paul Nicklen and filmmakers from conservation group Sea Legacy arrived on Baffin Island in late summer, they came across a heartbreaking sight: a starving polar bear on its deathbed ...[Read more]
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The G20 From Hell
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The G20 as a whole was a noxious military dystopia disguised as a global summit. "Welcome to Hell" and other assorted protests, on multiple levels, were sort of answering another Trump-in-Warsaw... ...[Read more]
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US wealth inequality – top 0.1% worth as much as the bottom 90%
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Not since the Great Depression has wealth inequality in the US been so acute, new in-depth study finds Wealth inequality in the US is at near record levels according to a new study by academics. Over the past three decades, the share of household wealth o ...[Read more]
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World’s eight richest people have same wealth as poorest 50%
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The world’s eight richest billionaires control the same wealth between them as the poorest half of the globe’s population, according to a charity warning of an ever-increasing and dangerous concentration of wealth. In a report published to coincide wi ...[Read more]
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All Aboard the Post-TPP World
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A half-hearted near handshake between US President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin before and after they spoke «for about four minutes», standing up, on the sidelines of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit in Lima, Peru ...[Read more]
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The Big Split
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Trump was the perfect wrong play, wrong director, wrong cast. And he won. Springtime for Hitler is a hit. But something happened during the last month of this election. I suspect Clinton had it won after the first debate. So, how and why did the DNC clutc ...[Read more]
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Trump in the White House: An Interview With Noam Chomsky
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[Many of] the angry and disaffected are victims of the neoliberal policies of the past generation, the policies described in congressional testimony by Fed chair Alan Greenspan -- "St. Alan," as he was called reverentially by the economics profession and ...[Read more]
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At UN Human Rights Council, Saudi Arabia Supports Right To Torture & Execute LGBT People
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At the most recent session of the U.N. Human Rights Council, Saudi Arabia objected to a resolution that condemns the use of torture by law enforcement and reaffirms the human rights of LGBT people. The resolution, passed during the council’s 31st sessio ...[Read more]
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China ‘Marco Polo’ Xi Jinping starts jockeying in post-Obama world
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Beijing and Moscow have arrived at the conclusion that President-elect Donald Trump is not an ideologue in the neocon sense of the term; he’s a pragmatist. Therefore, resets are inevitable, as well as surprises. In yet another spectacular chapter of his ...[Read more]
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Russia is pulling out of the International Criminal Court
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Vladimir Putin has signed an order to have Russia withdrawn from the International Criminal Court (ICC) amid calls for his military to be referred over air strikes backing President Bashar al-Assad in Syria and the annexation of Crimea. The President inst ...[Read more]
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Battle for the Ages: Protectionist Trumponomics vs. Neoliberalism
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Donald Trump’s red wave on Election Day was an unprecedented body blow against neoliberalism. The stupid early-1990s prediction about the ‘end of history’ turned into a – possible – shock of the new. ...[Read more]
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