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Don't Forget About Us

unjust warLet me start this by explaining how I came to the realization of how the American political system works. Like many other Americans, I had certain beliefs and perceptions about this country and its history. During the end of the ‘60’s and the beginning of the ‘70’s, I realized that we were engaged in an unjust war.

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The scourge of 'paid news'

indian-security“Paid news” has drawn its first blood. A sitting legislator, Umlesh Yadav, of Uttar Pradesh assembly has been disqualified by the Election Commission of India (EC) from contesting any election for three years as she did not include in her election expenses the amounts spent by her on advertisements which were published as news items in two Hindi papers.

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Internally displaced Palestinians (IDPs) demand protection

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refugeesBy Hiyam Noir and Fadwa Nassar

The Zionist State of Israel considers Palestinian who are living as refugees within in the occupied 48- border and the West Bank physically present yet at the same time absent and deprived of their rights to return to their land and regain their property, confiscated by the colonial state. These absentees are internally displaced, a group of Palestinians whom are at the same time refugees, and reseeding in their country, upon where the Zionist Israel colony was built.

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Statism from the Right and Left

Newt Gingrichby Jacob G. Hornberger

Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich, a conservative, and New York Times columnist Gail Collins, a liberal, recently provided excellent insights into how the statist mind operates, both from a conservative and a liberal perspective.

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Occupy Congress

Norman SolomonNorman Solomon sees a role for progressive legislators

Conventional politics in the United States focuses on elections, while left activists typically argue that political change comes not from electing better politicians but building movements strong enough to force politicians to accept progressive change.

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