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Trumps possible logic on North Korea More than any other foreign security issue, President Trump is engaged in solving the North Korean nuclear threat. One possible reason: to prevent nonnuclear nations like Japan from going nuclear. The moral logic of nonproliferation demands a US role.
The Christian Science Monitor | 3 hours, 54 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
The Guardian view on Venezuela: a country in pain | Editorial People are dying from shortages and state violence as Nicols Maduro clings to powerVenezuelas president Nicols Maduro has failed his country. Picked by Hugo Chvez as successor just before his death in 2013, President Maduro has been an incompetent leader
The Guardian | 5 hours, 49 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Ivanka Trump can't be white-washed with 'women's empowerment' talk | Arwa Mahdawi Its fitting that she was booed at the W20 summit on Tuesday but really, its time that she was booed off the world stageIvanka is basically the new Malala, isnt she? It cant be long now until an inspirational movie is made about her life (He Named Me Ivank
The Guardian | 7 hours, 29 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Call the state department's ad for Mar-a-Lago what it is: a plea for corruption | Ross Barkan The state department touted the virtues of the US presidents private members club. It was emblematic of all that is wrong with our timesNo sitting president in American history has been so engrossed with personal profit as Donald Trump. Moving into the Wh
The Guardian | 8 hours, 38 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Confederate memorials have no place in American society. Good riddance | Steven W Thrasher City officials in New Orleans are finally removing Confederacy-era monuments. But this is not a call for collective amnesia about our pastUnder the cover of darkness early on Monday morning, workers in Louisiana took down the first of four Confederate mem
The Guardian | 9 hours, 45 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
The doom-mongers got it wrong: the centre is holding in Europe | Joris Luyendijk The populist explosion hasnt happened, and the EU while still not out of the woods seems safe. There is reason for cautious optimismHow many more European elections before Brits and Americans stop projecting Brexit and Trump on to Europe? Ever since Briti
The Guardian | 17 hours, 22 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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De Blasio's pre-school plan is funded by a fantasy budget Mayor de Blasio announced another historic initiative Monday, promising to expand universal full-day pre-school to every 3-year-old in New York City by September 2021. The cost of implementing this plan, leaving aside technicalities such as finding space
New York Post | 20 hours, 21 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Parole Board does right by keeping Judith Clark in prison Kudos to the State Parole Board for denying release to Judith Clark, the domestic terrorist who became eligible for parole after Gov. Cuomo commuted her sentence last year. Clark helped plan the 1981 robbery of a Brinks armored car in Nyack and drove the
New York Post | 23 hours, 39 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Guess what else Obama gave away in the Iran deal? If you thought youd already heard the worst about what the Obama administration gave away in order to conclude its nuclear deal with Iran, guess again. In a blockbuster expos, Politicos Josh Meyer reports that Team Obama overruled veteran prosecutors to f
New York Post | 23 hours, 50 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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De Blasio's new pre-K slogan: What, me worry about reality? Im not going to be held back by our current reality, Mayor de Blasio said Monday. Hey, why start now? The mayor was defending his 3-K for All plan or, rather, the fact that he has no idea how to pay for it, other than calling for Washington and Albany to
New York Post | 23 hours, 52 minutes ago | comment? | recommend