First Thoughts On The Kim Trump Photo-Op Summit

by Bernhard, originally published on Moon Of Alabama, June 12, 2018 The photo-op summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and Chairman Kim Jong-un of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea went well. The visuals show North Korea and the United States as equal partners. The atmosphere was cordial. Both sides won. The signed document is short. The core part: Convinced[…]

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Running Amok? Donald Trump Facilitates Civilian Drone Deaths, Continues Attacks in Seven Countries ‘and Elsewhere’

Only 12% of drone victims in Pakistan are militants. by Drone Warfare, originally posted on Global Research, June 7, 2018 The NGO CAGE, which campaigns against discriminatory state policies and advocates observance of due process and the rule of law, reminds readers that in October 2017, US President Donald Trump replaced the Obama rules pertaining to drone strikes with his[…]

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South Korean President Moons Bolton

South Korean President Moon Jae-in shakes hands with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un during their summit at the truce village of Panmunjom, North Korea, May 26, 2018. Photo: The Presidential Blue House /Handout via REUTERS By Ray McGovern, originally published on Consortium News, May 26, 2018 Thanks no doubt to his bellicose national security adviser John Bolton, President Donald[…]

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Trump and the Neocons

From Workers World Just hours before he ordered the missile strikes on Damascus on April 13, President Trump granted a pardon to Lewis “Scooter” Libby. It was a signal to all those in his administration now complicit in war crimes that Trump has their backs. Libby never served time, but was convicted of a complicated scheme involving the neocons in[…]

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America’s Indefensible Alliance With The Philippines

by Rhonda Ramiro of Bayan USA and Azadeh Shahshahani, originally published in the Huffington Post The burgeoning alliance between President Donald Trump and Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte appears destined to become the 21st century version of the Ronald Reagan-Ferdinand Marcos alliance. That union in the 1980s allowed the Marcos dictatorship to last 14 years, despite Marcos’ notoriety for murdering over[…]

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Stop the Immigration Police State

Invasive and brutal enforcement of immigration law didn’t start with Donald Trump by Margaret Kimberley, Originally published on Black Agenda Report, Feb 1, 2018 Lukasz Niec is a Polish born green card holder and Wisconsin physician. He is now held in immigration detention because of juvenile crimes and adult interactions with police which didn’t result in convictions. Despite the minor[…]

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How Donald Trump Rode in on “Dark Money”

“It wasn’t the Russians that brought us Trump, but the usual suspects: private equity and hedge funds bandits.” by Glen Ford, Originally published on Black Agenda Report , Feb 1, 2018 A team led by University of Massachusetts professor emeritus Thomas Ferguson reveals that “a giant wave of dark money” flowed into Donald Trump’s campaign coffers in the last months[…]

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