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Face 2 Face with Willa France

Thu, 24/08/2017 - 01:25

On this show we speak with Willa France  concerning the significance of Trump’s “ban” on Transgender service members and continue the discussion with Willa’s relationship to poetry and writing.

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US Air Strike Slaughters Over 40 Civilians In Syria

Wed, 23/08/2017 - 22:50

By Jordan Shilton An air strike launched by the United States on the ISIS stronghold of Raqqa in northeastern Syria Monday claimed the lives of 42 civilians, 19 of whom were children. It is the bloodiest incident thus far in a ramped-up series of strikes over the past eight days that have killed at least […]

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Trump gives military green light to escalate Afghanistan war

Tue, 22/08/2017 - 22:59

By Patrick Martin President Donald Trump announced a major escalation of the US war in Afghanistan in a nationally televised speech Monday night, although he gave no details either about the number of additional troops that will be sent or the extent or duration of the military commitment. Trump also made menacing threats against Pakistan […]

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Jeremy Corbyn condems Trump’s plan to escalate war in Afghanistan

Tue, 22/08/2017 - 17:33

President Trump has announced plans to escalate the U.S. war in Afghanistan, sending about 4,000 more troops. The U.S. is already intensifying its air war: during the month of June the U.S. carried out 389 airstrikes in Afghanistan, the highest monthly total in five years. “The war in Afghanistan has failed” UK Labour leader Jeremy […]

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Charlottesville to Keep Only Non-Racist War Monuments

Tue, 22/08/2017 - 00:37

Under the new policy just announced in Charlottesville, Virginia, the city will be taking down all but the non-racist war monuments and memorials in all of its public spaces. Three monuments to the Confederate war, fought to maintain slavery — those of Robert E. Lee, Stonewall Jackson, and a generic Confederate soldier — will all […]

David Swanson

Tens of Thousands March Against White Supremacy in Boston & Other U.S. Cities

Mon, 21/08/2017 - 13:38

Massive protests against white supremacy spread across the United States over the weekend, as tens of thousands of people took to the streets from coast to coast to condemn violent white nationalist groups and to call for the removal of Confederate monuments and other statues memorializing slavery and racism. In downtown Boston, 40,000 people poured […]

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