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The Rise of Militant Religious Right in Latin America
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The Rise of Militant Religious Right in Latin America
November 20, 2019

Many of the far-right and out-of-the-mainstream Protestant sects that have gained power across Latin America have decried traditional Roman Catholicism as heretical to their religious ideology and even pro-Communist.

The Passion of Second Stringer Donald Tusk
November 19, 2019

Tusk cannot abide the idea of anyone resisting his vision of a united Europe projecting its bureaucratic nightmare on the rest of the world.

The Passion of Second Stringer Donald Tusk
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Washington Wants an Arctic Circle of Confrontation
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Washington Wants an Arctic Circle of Confrontation
November 19, 2019

US is determined to extract as much cash as possible from the Arctic, and the planned peaceful development of the area by Russia is a complication.

BRICS Summit Provides a Clear Alternative to Intellectual Mush of Cultural Relativism
November 18, 2019

The new paradigm is not based on a passive co-existence of parts as they are managed by a Hobbesian Leviathan, but rather on the commitment to common goals and principles of progress which all participating cultures aspire to.

BRICS Summit Provides a Clear Alternative to Intellectual Mush of Cultural Relativism
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Is the Middle East Beginning a Self-Correction?
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Is the Middle East Beginning a Self-Correction?
November 18, 2019

What is driving the sudden focus on ‘the flawed system’ in Lebanon is simply hard reality, Alastair Crooke writes.

The Mapuche Resistance Is Central to Chile’s Political Change
November 17, 2019

Chilean governments and their protection of social inequalities created the marginalisation of the Mapuche people from the rest of the population, Ramona Wadi writes.

The Mapuche Resistance Is Central to Chile’s Political Change
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Ugly Airship Doomed to Crash: The Presidential Campaign of Elizabeth Warren
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Ugly Airship Doomed to Crash: The Presidential Campaign of Elizabeth Warren
November 17, 2019

Like the R101, Warren and her campaign are badly designed and expend enormous amounts of hot air.

Paul Robeson and the Battle for the Soul of America
November 16, 2019

This fight within the heart of America has been confusing for many people who accustomed themselves to interpret world history from the distorted lens of the age in which they live.

Paul Robeson and the Battle for the Soul of America
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Charlottesville and Ukraine: the Parallels That Mainstream Media Don’t Want You to See
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Charlottesville and Ukraine: the Parallels That Mainstream Media Don’t Want You to See
November 16, 2019

Why blame Trump for saying nice things about ultra-rightists in Charlottesville while dishing out even more extravagant praise for neo-nazis in Kiev?

Bolivia: More Lessons From a Noble Experiment Gone Awry
November 15, 2019

Poor, naive Evo Morales. Instead of seeking secure refuge in a sovereign friendly country, he must be languishing now in the catacombs of Mexico City, where his tormentors are making sure that he will remain isolated.

Bolivia: More Lessons From a Noble Experiment Gone Awry
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Trump, Clinton Show Russia How to Really Interfere
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Trump, Clinton Show Russia How to Really Interfere
November 15, 2019

The hypocrisy of US politicians is only matched by that of Western media, which “report” interference by Washington as if it is normal and acceptable.

Western Media Whitewash US-Backed Coup in Bolivia
November 15, 2019

Amazingly, or perhaps not, the Western media have reacted to the sinister events in Bolivia with an attempt to whitewash and justify what is an egregious subversion.

Western Media Whitewash US-Backed Coup in Bolivia
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Trump Ignites War on Native Americans From the Arctic Circle to Tierra del Fuego
November 14, 2019

Nationalism, as practiced by Trump and his supporters, is not a legitimate political cause, but an excuse for harsh degradation of human and indigenous rights, Wayne Madsen writes.

Understanding the Deep State’s Propaganda
November 14, 2019

The Deep State is more intensely interested in international than in purely national matters, here is why.

Understanding the Deep State’s Propaganda
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Epstein Story Killed by ABC in 2015: Was It Done to Protect the Clintons?
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Epstein Story Killed by ABC in 2015: Was It Done to Protect the Clintons?
November 14, 2019

ABC news had the goods on Epstein and his activities three years ago but refused to run the story – why?

Trump’s Arms Race Threat a Sign of US Weakness
November 13, 2019

In trying to assert US control over Russia and China, Trump seems prepared to risk eroding global security and dialing down the threshold for a nuclear war.

Trump’s Arms Race Threat a Sign of US Weakness
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Ecology vs. Religion: Why Traditional Christians and Eco-Activists Have Polar Opposite Views on the Nature of Man
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Ecology vs. Religion: Why Traditional Christians and Eco-Activists Have Polar Opposite Views on the Nature of Man
November 13, 2019

We need a pro-Human environmentalism that tells us that we are an amazing rarity that may be truly unique in the universe and that we need to maintain our planet, colonize and maintain others so that the glory of our flame will never be snuffed out.

It’s the Federalist Fantasy of a Bolder EU Which Is ‘Brain Dead’, Not NATO
November 13, 2019

The EU economy is hitting new lows and Britain’s departure will be one more unedifying message to its members: time for a rethink of the project.

It’s the Federalist Fantasy of a Bolder EU Which Is ‘Brain Dead’, Not NATO
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US Mass Media-Government Ties Remain Strong on Russia-Bashing
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US Mass Media-Government Ties Remain Strong on Russia-Bashing
November 12, 2019

The fact that someone can have a pro-American or pro-Russian stance, without coordinating their views with a government doesn’t omit the possibility of such a person periodically interacting with government or government-connected people.

Schiff’s Impeachment Lynch Mob Signals the End of America’s Two-Party Political System
November 12, 2019

The public, which is slowly awakening to the problem, will ultimately demand new leadership to break the current two-party internecine struggle.

Schiff’s Impeachment Lynch Mob Signals the End of America’s Two-Party Political System
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