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    More Americans support torture than Afghans, Iraqis and South Sudanese. Why?
    Dec05

    More Americans support torture than Afghans, Iraqis and South Sudanese. Why?

    The United States has a higher tolerance for torture than any other country on the United Nations Security Council, and Americans are more comfortable with torture than citizens of war-torn countries like Afghanistan, Iraq and Ukraine. Those are two key findings reported by the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) on Monday, in a […]...

    Trump Tweets Complaints About Chinese Economic And Military Policy
    Dec05

    Trump Tweets Complaints About Chinese Economic And Military Policy

    By Roberta Rampton and Steve HollandWASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President-elect Donald Trump complained about Chinese economic and military policy on Twitter on Sunday, showing no signs of a conciliatory approach after a phone conversation with Taiwan’s president raised hackles in Beijing.Trump’s unusual call with Taiwan...

    What’s left of neoliberal globalization?
    Dec04

    What’s left of neoliberal globalization?

    Photo by Josh Edelson/Getty From a Canadian vantage point, it is easy to lose track of the sheer volume of discontent, if not outright resistance, around the world to the structures and policies of neoliberal globalization. People everywhere are chaffing at the limits imposed on their capacities to democratically shape and plan their own...

    Egypt bets on strategic relations with Trump and Putin
    Dec04

    Egypt bets on strategic relations with Trump and Putin

    According to sources close to Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, next year will be Egypt’s year par excellence. They say Egypt will be the only Arab country that will have strategic quasi-alliances with both Putin’s Russia and Trump’s America. They say in all confidence that Egypt’s economy will recover but also its...

    We’ve Been Sold a Lie for Two Decades About Genetically Engineered Foods
    Dec04

    We’ve Been Sold a Lie for Two Decades About Genetically Engineered Foods

    Click here for reuse options! GE food has failed to achieve two of its primary objectives: higher crop yields and reduced pesticide use. Meanwhile, corporate profits have surged. [Editor’s note: The terms GE (genetic engineering) and GMO (genetically modified organism) are often used interchangeably, but their meanings are different. GMOs,...

    Russian patriarch blesses new Paris church, a Putin project
    Dec04

    Russian patriarch blesses new Paris church, a Putin project

    PARIS (AP) — The patriarch of the Russian Orthodox Church is consecrating a new church near the Eiffel Tower seen as a controversial symbol of President Vladimir Putin’s influence in Europe. Patriarch Kirill, an ally of Putin, is presiding over a blessing ceremony Sunday in the Saint Trinity Church on the banks of the Seine River. Members...

    Russian patriarch blesses new Paris church, a Putin project
    Dec04

    Russian patriarch blesses new Paris church, a Putin project

    Putin has championed the project, prompting protests from rights groups. Since the 2008 sale of the site to Russia, diplomatic relations have soured over Moscow’s actions in Syria and Ukraine. …read more Source: San Francisco...

    A History of Vandalism: Welcome to Ukraine’s Historic Holocaust Site
    Dec04

    A History of Vandalism: Welcome to Ukraine’s Historic Holocaust Site

    While many Ukrainian politicians and political activists alike have embraced pointed views on their country’s thorny and controversial World War II past, relatively few may claim direct personal experience of the Holocaust. Abraham Kristein, however, is the rare exception of someone who not only witnessed horrific wartime atrocities in...

    Russia hopes for eased sanctions under Trump
    Dec03

    Russia hopes for eased sanctions under Trump

    Russian President Vladimir Putin hopes that under Donald Trump, the United States eases economic sanctions put in place by the Obama administration. (Yuri Kochetkov/Reuters) WASHINGTON – Russia’s government denies that it tampered in the U.S. election or even took sides. But now that the results are in, members of President Vladimir...

    Russia sees Trump as conduit for eased sanctions
    Dec03

    Russia sees Trump as conduit for eased sanctions

    WASHINGTON — Russia’s government denies that it tampered in the U.S. election or even took sides. But now that the results are in, members of President Vladimir Putin’s United Russia party aren’t holding back. RELATED LINKSWhy James Mattis could be an ‘awkward fit’ for the Trump administration Obama and Putin speak at...