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    Hannah Arendt statue unveiled in Budapest
    Oct23

    Hannah Arendt statue unveiled in Budapest

    (JTA) –- The mayor of a district of Budapest unveiled a bust of the Jewish-American philosopher Hannah Arendt at an event commemorating the 60th anniversary of the Hungarian Revolution of 1956. Laszlo Hajdu, mayor of Budapest’s 15th District and a politician for the Democratic Coalition, a left-wing opposition party, unveiled the bust on...

    Putin’s “Compatriots”
    Oct23

    Putin’s “Compatriots”

    Damir Marusic sat down with scholar Agnia Grigas to discuss her new book on Putin’s policies. Below is an edited transcript.Damir Marusic for TAI: Tell us a little bit about the book Beyond Crimea: The New Russian Empire, and what you set out to do in writing it. Agnia Grigas: I set out to write this book in early 2014 with the aim of...

    Radio listeners mourn passing of Live 88.5 DJ Katfish Morgan
    Oct22

    Radio listeners mourn passing of Live 88.5 DJ Katfish Morgan

    Michel Maisonneuve knew before most folks that his kid brother would be using his wits and voice to make a living. “He was a blabbermouth, even as a kid,” Maisonneuve laughs, recalling breakfasts in the family home when the kid who would adopt the radio moniker “Katfish Morgan”, would regale the table with non-stop chatter. “I’d complain to...

    What the Reykjavik summit can tell us about the “new Cold War” 30 years later
    Oct22

    What the Reykjavik summit can tell us about the “new Cold War” 30 years later

    FILE – In this May 24, 1985, file photo, President Ronald Reagan works at his desk in the oval office of the White House as he prepares a speech on tax revision. In an editorial published on June 2, 2016, the San Diego Union-Tribune urged Republican readers to write-in Reagan instead of voting for Donald Trump in California’s GOP...

    1800s Estonian frat bros put on classy and elegant drag shows
    Oct22

    1800s Estonian frat bros put on classy and elegant drag shows

    …More about Fraternity, Transvestite, Crossdressing, Drag, and History …read more Source:...

    In West Bank Hamlet, Ukrainian Brides Help Samaritan Faith Stay Afloat
    Oct22

    In West Bank Hamlet, Ukrainian Brides Help Samaritan Faith Stay Afloat

    Ukrainian women are coming to the rescue of the ancient Samaritan community in the West Bank, whose numbers have dwindled to fewer than 1,000. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    WHERE THEY STAND: Clinton, Trump on the issues
    Oct22

    WHERE THEY STAND: Clinton, Trump on the issues

    WASHINGTON — A look at where Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump stand on three dozen issues: ABORTION Persistent Republican-led efforts to restrict access to abortion and to curb government funding for Planned Parenthood have been hotly debated in Washington and in states. The issue will be shaped in some way by the next president and could be...

    Diplomatica: Palestinian rep pushes for mission name change, but Liberals aren’t budging
    Oct21

    Diplomatica: Palestinian rep pushes for mission name change, but Liberals aren’t budging

    It only means changing a few letters and the order of three words, but for Nabil Marouf, representative of Palestine in Canada, there’s much at stake when it comes to the name of his mission. “My mission is to promote Palestinian and Canadian relations,” Marouf said. “I want Global Affairs Canada to deal with (my mission) as a recognized...

    Italy Scuttles New Russia Sanctions Proposal
    Oct21

    Italy Scuttles New Russia Sanctions Proposal

    Forget about new sanctions on Russia for its bombing of Aleppo: the leaders of Germany, France, and Britain folded after Italy’s Matteo Renzi voiced his opposition. FT: During nine hours of talks at a European summit in Brussels, the Italian prime minister succeeded in removing a proposal for new sanctions that had been tabled by Berlin,...

    Why The United States Should Strengthen Its Relationship With Armenia
    Oct21

    Why The United States Should Strengthen Its Relationship With Armenia

    Since the 2014 Russian annexation of Crimea, Western policymakers have worked earnestly to prevent Russian President Vladimir Putin from instigating new military campaigns in Eastern Europe and the post-Soviet region. Even though Western containment efforts have reduced the likelihood of Russian military aggression against NATO member states, US...