Tag: Trump Administration

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Aug
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WATCH: CN Live! Episode 7—John Kiriakou on the 9/11 Trial; Pepe Escobar on His Prison Interview with Lula; New Whitney Webb Interview on Epstein and the Clintons and a Scandal Rocking AustraliaWATCH: CN Live! Episode 7—John Kiriakou on the 9/11 Trial; Pepe Escobar on His Prison Interview with Lula; New Whitney Webb Interview on Epstein and the Clintons and a Scandal Rocking Australia

CN Live! is back in prime time tonight with John Kiriakou, Pepe Escobar, Whitney Webb, John Shipton and Quentin Dempster. Watch it tonight at 8 pm Eastern Daylight Time right here on Consortium News.  CN Live! returns in prime time tonight with segments on the 9/11 trial announced today, Amazon fires and the incendiary politics […]

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Aug
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Israel’s Ban on Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar BackfiresIsrael’s Ban on Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar Backfires

Trump and Netanyahu thought they were pulling a fast one on two U.S. congresswoman, but it has blown up in their faces, as Marjorie Cohn explains. During Congress’s August recess, a group of 41 Democratic and 31 Republican congressmembers traveled to Israel on a delegation sponsored by American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC). AIPAC subsidizes […]

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Aug
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US Revives Clause That Kept Nazi-Era Refugees Out of the CountryUS Revives Clause That Kept Nazi-Era Refugees Out of the Country

A clause in U.S. immigration law that restricted those “likely to become a public charge” has made a disturbing comeback, reports Laurel Leff.  AP Photo/Seth WenigBy Laurel LeffThe Conversation During the Nazi era, roughly 300,000 additional Jewish refugees could have gained entry to the U.S. without exceeding the nation’s existing quotas. The primary mechanism that […]

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Aug
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Talk of Moving UK’s Embassy in IsraelTalk of Moving UK’s Embassy in Israel

As things stand, the EU prohibition on relocating embassies to Jerusalem will fall on Nov. 1, writes Craig Murray. Brexit could open the way for a U.K. embassy in Jerusalem. (Christoph Scholz, CC BY-SA 2.0, Wikimedia Commons) By Craig MurrayCraigMurray.org.uk Following U.S. National Security Advisor John Bolton’s talks with Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his […]

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Aug
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Trump’s Persian-Gulf Car CrashTrump’s Persian-Gulf Car Crash

Trump has taken an insane U.S. policy towards Iran and make it even crazier, writes Daniel Lazare. By Daniel LazareSpecial to Consortium News Traffic accidents normally take just a second or two.  But the coming collision in the Persian Gulf, the equivalent of a hundred-vehicle pile-up on a fog-bound interstate, has been in the works for […]

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labor-and-environment-movement’s-complex-stance-on-green-new-deal
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Aug
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Labor and Environment Movement’s Complex Stance on Green New DealLabor and Environment Movement’s Complex Stance on Green New Deal

Aviva Chomsky reports on the complexities of labor’s response to the Green New Deal and little-known divisions over the plan within the environmental movement. By Aviva ChomskyTomDispatch.com When it comes to heat, extreme weather, wildfires, and melting glaciers, the planet is now in what the media increasingly refers to as “record” territory, as climate change’s momentum outpaces predictions. In such […]

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Aug
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A Letter to President TrumpA Letter to President Trump

“First, I would advise you against using the words ‘win’ and ‘winning’ to describe war, especially from a U.S. perspective,” begins Habib Ahmadzadeh. Ruins of the ancient city of Persepolis in current-day Iran. (Masoud Khalife, CC BY-SA 4.0, Wikimedia Commons) By Habib AhmadzadehMint Press News Dear President Trump, In a recent Tweet, you claimed that “Iranians never […]

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Aug
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Beware Calls in US for Domestic ‘Terrorism’ LawsBeware Calls in US for Domestic ‘Terrorism’ Laws

Mass shootings by white supremacists should not be exploited to further militarize the police and lose more civil liberties, says Caitlin Johnstone. By Caitlin JohnstoneCaitlinJohnstone.com Two mass shootings have rocked the United States in less than 24 hours, leaving dozens dead and many more wounded. The first in El Paso, Texas, was allegedly perpetrated by a white […]

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