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Patriotic Heresy vs. the New Cold War

Fallacies of US policy may be leading to war with Russia.

by Stephen F. Cohen

Its vast holdings in the fossil fuel and arms industries subvert the foundation’s battle against disease and poverty.
Posted Aug 22 2014 - 12:05pm
President Obama must seek authorization for any further military action from both the UN Security Council and Congress.
Posted Aug 13 2014 - 1:30pm
Our fickle immigration system leaves many families stuck between violence in their home countries and an aggressive enforcement regime across the border.
Posted Aug 11 2014 - 11:23am


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