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Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | The President-elect's vague tweet set off alarms around the world, necessitating a cadre of his inner circle to flood the airwaves with now-routine attempts to explain what their boss "really meant."
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Gerry Caplan | America's dedication to liberty and that other stuff should be a beacon of hope to socialist Cuba. Lesson 1: military aggression, policing minorities and good ol' fashioned torture.
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Stephen Leahy | China and the U.S. are responsible for 35 per cent of global carbon emissions but could do their part to keep climate change to less than two degrees by adopting best energy efficiency standards.
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David Christopher | It's not too late to be part of our historic action against the TPP -- speak out today at http://StopTheSecrecy.net.
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Thomas Ponniah | Progressives who are looking for a better world should not place their bets on the emergence of a polycentric world: China is not going to overtake the U.S. and will more likely enter into decline.
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Maher Arar | The U.K.'s spy agencies have been cleared of involvement in the torture of former Guantanamo detainee Binyam Mohammed, who had alleged that Britain knew that he was being tortured.
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Andrew Jackson | The IMF World Economic Outlook notes that the desired process of rebalancing global demand from countries with large trade deficits to countries with large trade surpluses is not going very well.
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Amy Goodman | This week, Vermont will be the first U.S. state to offer single-payer health care, which eliminates the costly insurance companies that many believe are the root cause of spiralling health-care costs.
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Amy Goodman | Amnesty International recently issued its annual report on the death penalty. The U.S. remains among the world's leading executioners, along with China, Iran, Saudi Arabia, Yemen and North Korea.
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NATO LOGO
David J. Climenhaga | NATO's problem in 2010 is not unlike that of the Holy Roman Empire in the 1500s. Seemingly powerful, seemingly everywhere, few believe the theoretical justification for its existence.
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Duncan Cameron | As the host of the Toronto G20 summit, Canada sabotaged the French/U.K. proposal to introduce a bank tax, and refused discussion of a Financial Transactions Tax. This set the stage for the Seoul flop.
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Amy Goodman | The big banks that caused the collapse of the global finance market, and received tens of billions of dollars in taxpayer-funded bailouts, have likely been engaging in wholesale fraud.