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Archives: August 2017

US Military in Syria to Stay, YPG Kurds Say

US Military in Syria to Stay, YPG Kurds Say

TeleSur | - - The United States has been funding and supporting the group for months, due to “strategic interests” in the region, a spokesperson revealed. U.S.-backed Kurdish forces in Syria —…
Remembering the White Rose anti-Nazi Activists

Remembering the White Rose anti-Nazi Activists

Global Nonviolent Action Database | Swarthmore University By Aly Passanante | (Edited by Max Rennebohm) | Global Nonviolent Action Database | - - Amidst the omnipresence of violence during World War II,…
What to do with Confederate statues?

What to do with Confederate statues?

James Glaser | (The Conversation) | - - Could Russia teach us something about how to deal with difficult aspects of our national history? Many places in the South – from New…
Racist DOJ under Sessions targets Campus Diversity

Racist DOJ under Sessions targets Campus Diversity

By Jake Johnson, staff writer | ( Commondreams.org ) | - - The Justice Department's plan to "challenge efforts that colleges and universities have undertaken to expand educational opportunity is an affront…
Guess What Iraq’s Biggest Problem Really Is

Guess What Iraq’s Biggest Problem Really Is

By Pamela Abbott, Andrea Teti and Kevin M. DeJesus | (The Conversation) | - - With the defeat of the so-called Islamic State (IS) on the battlefield looking imminent, Iraq is confronting…