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The Moonies have gone ballistic -literally

Older travelers may recall that members of the Rev. Sun Myung Moon’s church were known for asking for alms in airports, and selling flowers on…

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How a ‘feminist’ foreign policy would change the world

Rollie Lal, George Washington University and Shirley Graham, George Washington University The Biden administration has a woman, Vice President Kamala Harris, in its second-highest position,…

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‘You Lie’: Katie Porter Wields ‘Whiteboard of Justice’ While Grilling Pharma CEO on Price Hikes

[Rep. Katie Porter (D. California) is my legislative hero (see blog entry Sir, Katie Porter is here to see you.), and her interrogation of corporate…

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Posted in Climate Change Politics

Competition heats up in the melting Arctic, and the US isn’t prepared to counter Russia

Rockford Weitz, Tufts University For decades, the frozen Arctic was little more than a footnote in global economic competition, but that’s changing as its ice…

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The Golden Trump Statue Is the Talk of CPAC. It Was Made in Mexico.

BY DANIEL POLITIFEB 27, 20216:47 PM A golden statue of former President Donald Trump has turned into the talk of the Conservative Political Action Conference taking…

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Trump sabotaged national security by leaving Treaty of Open Skies

President Trump unilaterally withdrew from treaty enabling US flights over Russia Authorized, specialized planes were scrapped and melted down to prevent restarting flights Order for…

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Posted in COVID-19 Living Politics

Wear a Message and Support a Cause – ThePro-vaccination Collection

Enameled pins and more that give a message and support a cause. From Dissent Pins (dissentpins.com). 50% of profits from pro-vaccination products are donated to Voices for…

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Strange costumes of Capitol rioters echo the early days of the Ku Klux Klan – before the white sheets

Kenneth Ladenburg, Arizona State University After the riots at the Capitol, images of Jacob Chansley, who’s been dubbed the “QAnon Shaman,” were splashed across news…

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Posted in Climate Change Environment Health Politics

The Game-Changing Biden Order You Haven’t Heard About

A directive about the regulatory process could lead to progressive movement on climate change, public health and worker safety. By Kevin Robillard On his first…

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Petition circulates in Scotland to rename airport Trump uses to get to his golf course for Joe Biden

On Tuesday, The Scotsman reported that a petition is circulating in Scotland to name an airport that outgoing President Donald Trump relies on to get to his Turnberry…

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