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‘Ides of Trump’ Action Aims to Send More Mail Than White House Can Ignore

Published on Monday, March 13, 2017 by Common Dreams We “will overwhelm Washington…and we will bury the White House post office in pink slips, all informing the president that he’s fired!” by Nadia Prupis, staff writer “So sharpen your wit, … Continue reading

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Unfinished business

“We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights…” (From The Declaration of Independence: A Transcription, IN CONGRESS, July 4, 1776, The unanimous Declaration of … Continue reading

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“Eve teasing” in India, Part 2

By guest author Darshini Shah According to the “Indian Journal of Criminal and Criminalistics,” eve teasing can be identified in five areas: verbal, physical, psychological, sexual, and harassment through objects (Warrier, 2013). While India does not have a uniform law … Continue reading

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Imagine an occupation of the U.S.

Imagine that on September 11, 2001, instead of four airplanes (allegedly) used as missiles, massive air strikes had targeted numerous strategic sites in the U.S.

Over 50 aerial bomb drops
Stenciling boasting over 50 aerial bomb drops. Image in public domain.

Instead of attacks over a few hours on one morning, consider the bombardment’s continuing unabated for three-and-a-half weeks, for the purpose of “shocking and aweing” … Continue reading

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