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Mansplaining Women’s Pay Gap  (John Oliver satire)

Mansplaining Women’s Pay Gap (John Oliver satire)

John Oliver explores America’s wage gap between men and women and proposes a possible solution. Note: Solution proposed is 100% sarcastic. Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: The Wage Gap between Women…

Has the War on Terror Failed?

Has the War on Terror Failed?

AJ+ “Has the West’s global “War on Terror” failed? Thirteen years of U.S. counter-terrorism policies have opened up a Pandora’s box of questions – both political and ideological.” Aj+ Has the War…

Obama’s budding Cambodia Policy in Syria

Obama’s budding Cambodia Policy in Syria

By Juan Cole Former British ambassador to the United States Sir Christoher Meyer is advocating that the US and Western Europe stop advocating the overthrow of the Baath regime of Syrian dictator…

The American Cult of Bombing

The American Cult of Bombing

By William J. Astore via Tomdispatch.com When you do something again and again, placing great faith in it, investing enormous amounts of money in it, only to see indifferent or even negative…