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Casey Michael on China’s mass internment of Uyghurs in Xinjiang: In China’s remote western province of Xinjiang, the Chinese government has begun constructing a series of internment camps larger than anything the world currently knows. Meant to house upwards of a million — and potentially more — of the region’s indigenous Muslim minority, known as […]
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Trade Wars: The Farce Awakens

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On May 31, 2018
"We have to believe that at some point, common sense will prevail. But we see no sign of that in this action today by the US administration," Canadian PM Trudeau says after new US tariffs. https://t.co/MRwpTeK7l1 pic.twitter.com/fCHsPyHAqE — NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt (@NBCNightlyNews) May 31, 2018 In about an hour, the United States […]

Normalizing Trump

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On April 9, 2018

In late March, ABC News reported that the Republican National Committee has spent nearly $1 million at Trump properties since the election. In total, “Republican-affiliated” groups have &#

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Trump’s Foreign Policy Methods

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On January 2, 2018
You should read Susan Glasser’s retrospective on the first year of Trump foreign policy. There’s nothing particularly new or surprising in it, but she does a terrific job of documenting the horrors. She also provides additional details on Trump’s embarrassing and dangerous behavior. For example: By the time the dinner was over, the leaders were […]
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I am, overall, very pleased with yesterday’s foreign-policy speech. At its core, Sanders laid out an internationalist agenda, one that recognizes the interdependence of progressive domestic and foreign policy. He opened with a call to “broaden our understanding of what foreign policy is,” and laid out how core progressive concerns—the use of force, budget priorities, […]
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