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All the President’s Deniers

All the President’s Deniers

By Juan Cole | (Informed Comment) | - - This week, we've seen a parade of Donald J. Trump's far-right cabinet appointees attempting to tone themselves down (with help from pliant GOP…
Those Times the NSA Hacked America’s Allies

Those Times the NSA Hacked America’s Allies

By Juan Cole | (Informed Comment) | - - The hysteria about Russian hacking of the Democratic National Committee and the Republican National Committee servers and the phishing scam run on Hillary…

After Nov. 8: Countdown to Doomsday

By John Feffer | (Tomdispatch.com) | - - I didn’t vote in the pivotal American election of 2016. Thirty-five years ago, in that unseasonably warm month of November, I was in Antarctica’s…

No to the New Normal

By Rebecca Gordon | ( Tomdispatch.com) | - - The night after the election, this long-time pacifist dreamed she shot a big white man carrying an arsenal of guns.  He was wandering…