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Lee Camp: We Are Being Lied Into War Again

    Lee Camp: We Are Being Lied Into War Again

I was 23 when we invaded Iraq, and I wasn’t sure it was based on lies, but something deep down in me—just behind the spleen—told me it was based on lies. Kinda like if your blind date shows up and you notice he has a 2004 flip phone. It seems vaguely worrisome, and no explanation…

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Talks Falter As Trump Refuses North Korea’s Call for Sanctions Relief

    Talks Falter As Trump Refuses North Korea’s Call for Sanctions Relief

Even armchair observers probably understood long before the Hanoi summit had even been scheduled that the gulf between the American and North Korean positions on denuclearization was probably too wide to overcome (after nearly a year of talks, the two sides are no closer to a deal). Yet, President Trump had apparently hoped that the…

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Maduro Invokes Vietnam And Iraq Wars In Open Letter to the American People

    Maduro Invokes Vietnam And Iraq Wars In Open Letter to the American People

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has penned an open letter to the people of the United States, warning that Washington is “willing to send their sons and daughters to die in an absurd war,” and that Venezuelan patriots “shall defend our homeland with all the pieces of our soul.” Maduro posted an image of the letter to Twitter,…

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As Monsanto Faces Over 8,000 Glyphosate Lawsuits, Vietnam Seeks Damages for Agent Orange

    As Monsanto Faces Over 8,000 Glyphosate Lawsuits, Vietnam Seeks Damages for Agent Orange

HANOI, VIETNAM — After a landmark court case in California held Monsanto liable for the carcinogenic effects of its best-selling herbicide, glyphosate, things have only been getting worse for the corporate giant and its new parent company, Bayer. Indeed, the $289 million court verdict has unleashed a slew of other related lawsuits related to Monsanto’s…

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Seymour Hersh Weighs in on Syria, the State of US Media and His New Memoir

  Seymour Hersh Weighs in on Syria, the State of US Media and His New Memoir

Seymour Hersh states that the “deadliest words” in US media today are, “I think.” With media cycles constantly fluctuating and changing format and delivery based on website clicks it’s hard to keep up and find good reporting. For example, Hersh points to a lack of coverage or deep analysis regarding the war in Yemen and…

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