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Twitter Account Mocks Macron for Pushing War in Syria Now Facing Revolution at His Doorstep

    Twitter Account Mocks Macron for Pushing War in Syria Now Facing Revolution at His Doorstep

PARIS — After three weeks of protests in France, a Twitter account sprang up that seemed eerily familiar: Benoite Abedoux of Paris was asking for airstrikes against her own country to save her life from the “brutal French regime.” Protesters calling themselves Yellow Vests, or Gilets Jaunes in French, flooded the streets of Paris on…

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Texas Educator Files Lawsuit after She was Fired for Refusing to Sign an Oath to Israel

    Texas Educator Files Lawsuit after She was Fired for Refusing to Sign an Oath to Israel

AUSTIN, TEXAS — A Texas speech pathologist has filed a lawsuit against the state of Texas after she was reportedly fired for refusing to sign an oath that she would not boycott the apartheid state of Israel. A U.S. citizen born in Austria and of Palestinian descent, Bahia Amawi is a speech specialist in western…

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The US Govt’s Obsession with – and Lies about Nicaragua

    The US Govt’s Obsession with – and Lies about Nicaragua

The intense focus on the “ills” of Nicaragua completely misses the deep issues of continued US intervention – imperial neocolonialism – into the sovereign lives of other countries, as here with Nicaragua. Whether you love or hate Daniel Ortega and Rosario Murillo, their personalities and personal lives are not the issue, whatsoever. For us Americans…

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The US Wants to Bring Back the Shah of Iran

    The US Wants to Bring Back the Shah of Iran

The US had a great deal going from 1953 to 1979 with the Shah of Iran. For 25 years Iran was a cornerstone of the US usurping the British Empire in the Middle East, following World War Two. Iran was a base for projecting US power in the region, and strategically it bordered the Soviet…

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Corporations See a Different Kind of “Green” in Ocasio-Cortez’s “Green New Deal”

  Corporations See a Different Kind of “Green” in Ocasio-Cortez’s “Green New Deal”

WASHINGTON – (Opinion) In recent weeks, support from progressives and establishment liberals has been pouring in for the “Green New Deal,” a plan largely promoted by U.S. Rep.-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York. The plan claims that it seeks to “transform the U.S. economy in an effort to fight climate change” that would ostensibly push…

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Clashes reported soon after truce takes force in Yemen

  Clashes reported soon after truce takes force in Yemen

Sporadic clashes have been reported in the western Yemen port city of al-Hudaydah soon after a UN-brokered ceasefire takes force in the province of the same name. The violence broke out in the city’s eastern areas in early Tuesday minutes after the truce took effect at midnight, an official allied with Yemen’s Saudi-backed former government…

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Ukraine asks EU to ramp up pressure on Russia

  Ukraine asks EU to ramp up pressure on Russia

Jerome Hughes Press TV, Brussels Ukraine calls on the EU to apply further pressure on Russia over what Kiev claims is Moscow's ongoing interference in the country. An EU-Ukraine Association Council meeting in Brussels has been dominated by anti-Russia rhetoric. Press TV's Jerome Hughes reports. 

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Farmers in distress as agrarian crises haunt India

  Farmers in distress as agrarian crises haunt India

Munawar Zaman  Press TV, New Delhi Millions of farmers in India are facing economic hardship as the result of government policies and natural phenomena including droughts. As Munawar Zaman reports, Indian farmers have been staging protests nationwide to demand loan waivers and higher crop prices.   

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Before the Ink Could Dry: Saudis Violate Yemen Truce with Fierce Attacks on Hodeida

  Before the Ink Could Dry: Saudis Violate Yemen Truce with Fierce Attacks on Hodeida

HODEIDA, YEMEN — Hope was quickly dashed for the residents of Yemen’s Hodeida after a week of peace talks in Sweden initially gave rise to a ceasefire between Houthi forces and the Saudi-led coalition.  But instead of peace, the sounds of fierce clashes and coalition fighter jets re-echo throughout the province. Saudi Arabia has violated…

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Arguing with Zionists in Public: The Necessity of a Debate that Offends and Appalls

  Arguing with Zionists in Public: The Necessity of a Debate that Offends and Appalls

LONDON —  “I came here hoping to see if the other side had any new arguments, any fresh things to say, but what I found out [is] that this gentleman has trotted out every single cliche the Zionists have in their bag and it is very depressing that this is all you have got.” This short…

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The US Opened Its Borders to 750,000 Refugees After the Vietnam War and It Can Do so Again

  The US Opened Its Borders to 750,000 Refugees After the Vietnam War and It Can Do so Again

The thousands of people now trying to flee violence in Central America are small in number compared to those who were desperately trying to escape from Vietnam and other Indochina countries decades ago. In the spring of 1975—with the U.S. either on the brink of pulling out of Vietnam, or already gone—over 131,000 South Vietnamese…

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