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Facebook executive Nathaniel Gleicher is shown during a December 2018 interview with PBS. Screenshot | YouTube

Facebook’s Troll Hunter in Chief Nathaniel Gleicher tied to Neocon think tank

While Facebook claims impartiality in its crackdown on “coordinated inauthentic behavior,” the loyalties of the man charged with carrying out that mission. if his resume is any indication, are not with the users.

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The 9M729 missile of Russia is a key bone of contention with the US claiming that it violates the treaty. Russia has offered inspections to prove that it is in compliance. Photo- National Interest

U.S. withdrawal from INF Treaty marks a dangerous move towards nuclear escalation

The U.S. has cited Russian violations of the treaty as the reason for their withdrawal. This is despite Russia offering to open up its weapons systems for U.S. inspection. The treaty requires a six-month notice period following which the country no longer has to abide by the treaty.

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Internal U.S. Gov’t Document Outlines Program of ‘Economic Warfare’ on Venezuela

Internal U.S. Gov’t document outlines program of ‘economic warfare’ on Venezuela

An internal government document reveals tactics of “economic warfare” and “financial weapons” the U.S. is using against Venezuela in the name of “furthering capitalism.”

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Justin Trudeau government decided to follow the footsteps of the United States on calling for a coup and intervention in Venezuela. | Photo- Reuters

Canada Labour Congress with 3M members, denounces Trudeau’s support for intervention in Venezuela

The CLC vehemently rejects a militarized solution to this crisis; the people of Latin America have not forgotten the brutal history of military rule in the region.

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Governor Scott Walker Attends Official Deal Signing For New Foxconn Factory

Foxconn: playing fast and loose in Wisconsin

When state and local governments bid for corporate investment, working people lose. It is as simple as that. And Foxconn’s on-again, off-again, and on-again shrinking investment in Wisconsin is a case in point.

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Jessica Dos Santos is a journalist and university professor in Caracas. (Venezuelanalysis)

Everyday life in besieged Venezuela

A young author presents intimate snapshots of ordinary life as it is lived by millions of Venezuelans during a grueling crisis fueled by deadly U.S. sanctions and coup efforts.

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Nothing About Trashing the INF Treaty Makes the US Safer - Defense One Defense One

Trump abandons INF treaty

Watch our video to find out about the latest decision. Trump has announced that he will withdraw the U.S. from the INF treaty. This treaty has been a bedrock of nuclear arms control, having eliminated thousands of deadly nuclear missiles in Europe. This is a very dangerous moment for the whole world. A new nuclear arms race is […]

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