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When sanctions work — and why they fail As North Korea plunges ahead with its nuclear-weapons program, Vladimir Putin continues subverting Western democracies and Iran piles provocations atop one another, a pressing question in each case is whether economic sanctions work. The answer is: someti
New York Post | Mar 24, 2017 11:01 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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The Keystone pipeline is a plus for the environment The Trump administration approved a permit for the controversial Keystone XL project Friday morning a whopping 3,108 days after Trans-Canada first applied to the State Department to build the cross-border pipeline. Commence the gnashing of teeth from gree
New York Post | Mar 24, 2017 11:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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The utterly politicized Russia probe, Dems' Gorsuch problem, and other notable comments Security writer: In Defense of Devin Nunes One of the strangest turns in the Trump-Russia investigation is the sudden Democratic outrage over its politicization, says Eli Lake at Bloomberg. Meaning the frenzied response to House Intelligence Committee Cha
New York Post | Mar 24, 2017 8:53 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Trump tried to burn down Obamacare. He set his hair on fire instead | Ross Barkan It was a humiliating defeat, which Donald Trump tried to blame unbelievably on the DemocratsBurning Obamacare to the ground was always a House Republican obsession that Trump, in the heat of the campaign, took up to spite the president while tossing a lit
The Guardian | Mar 24, 2017 8:51 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Week In Politics: House Intel Committee, GOP Health Care Bill NPR's Audie Cornish talks to political commentators Kimberly Atkins of the Boston Herald and Guy Benson of Townhall.com for the about the controversy surrounding the House Intelligence Committee, the debate over the GOP health care bill and Democrats' pla
NPR.org | Mar 24, 2017 8:31 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
The week in patriarchy: who needs prenatal and newborn care, anyway? | Jessica Valenti These benefits are optional in the Republicans world. Thats what happens when the conservatives disregard for women and healthcare meet Get this newsletter via email sign upAs Republicans tried (and failed) to repeal the Affordable Care Act yesterday whil
The Guardian | Mar 24, 2017 6:15 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Donald Trump's dizzying Time magazine interview was 'Trumpspeak' on display | Douglas Lawrence The Time interview provides unusual insight into the principles and deep structure of Trumpspeak, the political discourse distorting our democracy Donald Trumps elastic connection to reality was richly on display in his interview with Time magazine, publi
The Guardian | Mar 24, 2017 12:25 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Help North Koreans live in the truth The US has now added the option of a preemptive strike on North Koreas nuclear sites, but it should first highlight the regimes human rights abuses. Heres why that tactic helped bring down the Iron Curtain.
The Christian Science Monitor | Mar 24, 2017 12:28 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Maryland threatens to reverse its progress in education Lawmakers are poised to cave to teachers unions and gut education standards.
Washington Post | Mar 24, 2017 12:28 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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The health-care vote delay gives Republicans an opportunity The GOP should slow down and get health-care reform right.
Washington Post | Mar 24, 2017 12:28 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend