A Christmas Message to Vice-President Mike Pence

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by James J. Zogby Mr. Vice President: As you celebrate Christmas with your family and listen to the gospel story of the birth of Jesus, I hope you will read and reflect on the following piece I wrote a few… Continue Reading  

Georgia: Trump Administration Boosting Military Aid

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by Joshua Kucera The United States is stepping up its military aid to Georgia as Washington searches for new ways to encourage Georgians to continue on their pro-Western path in spite of ever-receding hopes of joining NATO. Starting next spring,… Continue Reading  

During Genocide, Trump Intervenes for Himself and Friends

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by Alec Dubro The Grasberg Mine is a massive scar 14,000 feet atop West Papua’s part of New Guinea’s Central Cordillera. It’s is the world’s biggest, most profitable gold mine and the world’s third biggest copper mine, with estimated reserves… Continue Reading  

Pushing Rewind on 2016?

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by John Feffer The two events that put 2016 in the history books — alongside other pivotal years such as 2001, 1989, and 1945 — were, of course, the Brexit vote in the United Kingdom and the election of Donald… Continue Reading  

Jakarta’s Election and Alternatives to US Policy Towards Muslims

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by Asna Husin U.S. Vice President Mike Pence arrived in Jakarta near midnight on April 19 just hours after Anies Baswedan won Jakarta’s heated gubernatorial election against the incumbent Basuki Tjahaya Purnawa (better known as Ahok). Outsiders viewed the loss… Continue Reading