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What the Iran-Iraq War Tells Us about Iran Today

September 22, 2020 // 0 Comments

by Shaghayegh Christine Rostampour On September 22 1980, exactly 40 years ago, Iraqi forces under the rule of president Saddam Hussein initiated open warfare against Iran, officially declaring war against the vulnerable country [1][2]. This was the beginning of a protracted armed conflict that spanned …

by Euan Harlow-Lawrence In August the Democratic Party hosted an entirely virtual national convention, approving the 2020 platform and officially nominating Joe Biden to take on Donald Trump in the November election. They sought to pitch their ideas and values to all Americans, defining Biden …

Americans Have Always Been “Suckers” for War

September 11, 2020 // 0 Comments

by Jeff Klein Previously published in CounterPunch Trump’s reported comments about the dead soldiers of World War I as “suckers” and “losers” has caused a well-deserved uproar. We may never know whether Trump actually said those things, but the sentiments are certainly in line with …

by Athiei Ajuong Yemen currently faces the world’s largest humanitarian crisis and due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the situation has become markedly worse. Since 2015, Yemen has faced a humanitarian crisis of grave proportions. An estimated 24 million people, 80% of the population, need some …

On Tuesday Senator Ed Markey withstood a primary challenge, beating his opponent Joe Kennedy III by over 10 points. This means that the leading advocate on environmental issues and nuclear disarmament in the US Senate will almost assuredly be back there next year. He ran and won on progressive issues, highlighting …

Why Markey is My Choice

August 29, 2020 // 0 Comments

by Hayat Imam I have written at length to honor Ed Markey’s long years of efforts on our behalf. His opponent, the young Joe Kennedy, has no policy platform to speak of and nothing to say against Ed Markey, except where Markey spends most of …

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