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Gerry Caplan | This film must be seen by anyone who wants to grasp Middle East realities. In a sane world, that would include the Prime Minister of Canada and certainly his Foreign Affairs Minister.
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Amy Goodman | The U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments about same-sex marriage this week. On Wednesday, the case challenging the constitutionality of the federal Defense of Marriage Act, was heard.
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Amy Goodman | Reports are emerging from the U.S. military prison at Guantanamo Bay that a majority of the prisoners are on a hunger strike.
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Amy Goodman | President Barack Obama's controversial nomination of John Brennan as director of the Central Intelligence Agency was held up Wednesday afternoon by a Senate filibuster.
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Elizabeth May | Over the last month, in a series of statements by some of the most powerful people on Earth, the threat of the climate crisis seems to be on the agenda as never before.
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Stuart Trew | European leaders have been waiting at least five years for a transatlantic free trade agreement (TAFTA) they can get excited about.
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Brent Patterson | Given U.S. President Barack Obama is expected to decide on the fate of the Keystone XL pipeline as early as this April, many were watching his State of the Union address for clues on his decision.
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Amy Goodman | Obama's promotion of John Brennan, and his prosecution of John Kiriakou, demonstrate how the recent excesses of U.S. presidential power are the creation of a frightening new normal.
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Thomas Ponniah | On January 21, President Obama delivered an inspiring inaugural speech: he insisted that what was distinctive about the United States was its commitment to equality, quoting the Constitution.
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Amy Goodman | The documentary film Dirty Wars: The World Is a Battlefield exposes the Obama administration's threatre of war and hears from people who live at the target end of U.S. foreign policy.
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Monia Mazigh | The Economist, in its first issues of 2013, ran on its cover a picture of U.S. President Obama wearing a striped shirt and a beret. It was a joke and criticism directed towards his politics.
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Amy Goodman | Al-Jazeera cameraman Sami al-Hajj's recollections of the horror of detention should be front and centre in the confirmation hearings for new CIA head John Brennan.