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    A Dystopian Visit to the Dark Future of Splinterland: Where Nationalism Is King, and Humanity Is Truly Suffering
    Nov11

    A Dystopian Visit to the Dark Future of Splinterland: Where Nationalism Is King, and Humanity Is Truly Suffering

    The view from 2050. To stay on top of important articles like these, sign up to receive the latest updates from TomDispatch.com here.Let me start with a confession. I’m old-fashioned and I have an old-fashioned profession. I’m a geo-paleontologist. That means I dig around in archives to exhume the extinct: all the empires and...

    The Latest: GOP presidential candidates meet for 4th debate
    Nov11

    The Latest: GOP presidential candidates meet for 4th debate

    MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Republican presidential candidates are debating for the fourth time in the 2016 nomination contest, this time in Milwaukee, as they compete to narrow down the wide-open contest.Here are the latest developments (all times local):___9:48 p.m.Ohio Gov. John Kasich is trying to show his international chops by taking the debate...

    Ukraine Sets November 29 As Date For Mariupol Elections
    Nov11

    Ukraine Sets November 29 As Date For Mariupol Elections

    Ukraine’s federal parliament voted November 10 to set November 29 as the date for local elections in the eastern city of Mariupol and the nearby town of Krasnoarmiisk. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Robert Legvold on the New Cold War, Interview with Columbia University Professor and Leading Russia Scholar
    Nov11

    Robert Legvold on the New Cold War, Interview with Columbia University Professor and Leading Russia Scholar

    Robert Legvold is a Marshall D Shulman Professor Emeritus at the Columbia University political science department. He is one of the world’s leading experts on the foreign policy of post-Soviet states, and a book reviewer for Foreign Affairs magazine. Previously, he served as the director of Soviet studies on the Council of Foreign Relations...

    Ukraine Chooses Homophobia Over Europe
    Nov11

    Ukraine Chooses Homophobia Over Europe

    Ukrainians had a revolution to move closer to Europe. But they’re not ready to embrace European values. …read more Source: Foreign...

    World Briefing: 2 Accused of Being Russian Soldiers Appear in Court in Ukraine
    Nov11

    World Briefing: 2 Accused of Being Russian Soldiers Appear in Court in Ukraine

    The men, who confessed to being members of Russia’s military while recovering from wounds in captivity, told a Ukrainian court that they were unemployed, not soldiers. …read more Source: The New York...

    Putin: Russia is going to develop weapons to pierce missile defence shield
    Nov10

    Putin: Russia is going to develop weapons to pierce missile defence shield

    Russia will counter NATO’s U.S.-led missile defence program by deploying new weapons capable of piercing the shield, warned Russian President Vladimir Putin, according to the Associated Press news service. Putin made the remarks Tuesday. Here is the rest of the Associated Press article: Putin told defence officials that by developing...

    Russian Media Veers Into Conspiracies on Egypt Plane Crash
    Nov10

    Russian Media Veers Into Conspiracies on Egypt Plane Crash

    A sculpture of a double-headed eagle, a national symbol of Russia, in front of a Russian national flag in St. Petersburg, Russia. ReutersThe crash of Metrojet Flight 9268 in Egypt on October 31, which killed all 224 people on board, was more than the worst aviation disaster in the country’s history. Once it became clear that the cause of...

    Russia to Deploy New Weapons to Counter US Missile Shield
    Nov10

    Russia to Deploy New Weapons to Counter US Missile Shield

    MOSCOW–Russia will counter NATO’s U.S.-led missile defense program by deploying new strike weapons capable of piercing the shield, President Vladimir Putin said Tuesday. Putin told defense officials that by developing defenses against ballistic missiles Washington aims to “neutralize” Russia’s strategic nuclear deterrent and gain a...

    If you win the wars at home, there’ll be no fighting anymore
    Nov10

    If you win the wars at home, there’ll be no fighting anymore

    Photo by Benoit Aubry But the hardest thing I’ll ask you, if you will only try Is take your children by their hands and look into their eyes And there you’ll see the answer you should have seen before 
If you’ll win the wars at home, there’ll be no fighting anymore 
- final verse of Phil Ochs’ “What Are You Fighting...