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NAFTA Origins, Part One: The Original NAFTA Included Great Britain
This starts a series of guest posts by Matt Stoller on the origins of NAFTA and the TPP. Read more...
Harvey Wasserman Wants You To Know The Truth About Fukushima
At Fukushima Unit 4, the impending removal of hugely radioactive spent fuel rods from a pool 100 feet in the air presents unparalleled scientific and engineering challenges. Read more...
Over 80 Killed In Syria Aerial Bombings
Oil barrels filled with explosives were used to kill 83 people in a regime air attack. Read more...
Report: Syrian Children Targeted By Snipers
11,000 children killed, with 7 in 10 child deaths caused by explosive weapons, but many also die from executions, sniper fire and torture. Read more...
UN Says Nearly 1,000 Iraqis Killed In October
"The solution for Iraq's insecurity will never be a military one. Violence will stop when government senior officials understand that the Iraqis are more important than posts or elections." Read more...

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Boy, they really wanted us to go to war with Syria. Read more...
We Know What Reagan Would Have Done About Iran And Syria
Unfortunately for his hagiographers, Americans don't have to speculate about what Ronald Reagan would have done about Syria and Iran. We know what he actually did. Read more...
Despite RWNJ Hysteria, Kerry To Sign UN Arms Trade Agreement
Secretary of State John Kerry will sign a sweeping international arms trade agreement on Wednesday after sending it to the Senate on Tuesday. The NRA is predictably angry. Read more...
President Obama dealt with the Syrian conflict, a Middle East arms race, and the possibility of opening diplomatic talks with Iran in his speech. Here are the highlights. Read more...
Alex Jones: Syria Diplomacy A Plot To Extinguish Humans So Obama And Elitists Can Be Cyborgs
Fringe conservative radio host Alex Jones said this week that an effort to avert a U.S. attack on Syria with diplomacy was actually a United Nations plot for the extinction of the human race, which would be replaced by "globalists" like President Barack Obama who would become cyborgs by using "life-extension technologies." Read more...