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Bolton's dream of war with Iran is a global nightmare

From the Left / Amy Goodman /

"Time is terribly short, but a strike can still succeed." -- John Bolton, in a March 26, 2015, New York Times op-ed headlined, "To Stop Iran's Bomb, Bomb Iran."

President Donald Trump campaigned as an isolationist, criticizing foreign military entanglements. As far back as 2013, he tweeted, "Can you believe that the Afghan war is our 'longest ...Read more

Get 'er done: Pass The Equal Rights Amendment now

From the Left / Amy Goodman /

"We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal," the Founding Fathers stated in the Declaration of Independence in 1776. Of course, they didn't really mean "all men," excluding slaves and indigenous Native Americans. And they certainly didn't include women. The U.S. Constitution that followed a dozen years later ...Read more

Ilhan Omar to Trump: 'Your demented views are not welcome here'

From the Left / Amy Goodman /

Last Saturday, the final day of the Jewish holiday of Passover, 19-year-old white supremacist John T. Earnest allegedly walked into the Chabad of Poway synagogue in California, raised his AR-style assault rifle and began shooting. He reportedly killed congregant Lori Gilbert Kaye as she stood in front of her rabbi, Yisroel Goldstein, protecting ...Read more

Is this really the world leader who should be shaping global policy on sexual violence?

From the Left / Amy Goodman /

Before he became president, Donald Trump described himself as pro-choice. Now, he can't do enough to deny women control of their own bodies. Marching in lockstep with Vice President Mike Pence and some of the most anti-choice members of his right-wing coalition, Trump has gone global in his crusade, watering down a United Nations Security ...Read more

 
 

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