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America Is Better Than The Trans-Pacific Partnership

Ellen_Ratner

“NAFTA on steroids” will have dire consequences.

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Restoration

Thom Hartmann

Some activists are looking for natural solutions to climate change.

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Unlike Father, Rand Is Willing To Alter His Positions To Win

Rand Paul is doing what any savvy political operative would advise him to do.

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Why You Should Care About Africa’s Water Crisis

The best use of water will sustain all of us, and help control the spread of disease for all of humanity in the years to come

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Brain Trauma And Lawmakers

Congress should embrace new mental health knowledge.

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Roger Ailes: A Man I Admire

Even in faraway Africa, I will risk a fight at the dinner table to defend his good name.

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Balance The Budget, But Not On The Backs Of The Poor

Simply cutting the food-stamp program and cutting corporate taxes – while making the “beltway bandits” who design weapons systems richer – is not the way to achieve a budget that balances.

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Helping The Mentally Ill In South Sudan

Ellen_Ratner

South Sudan has endured two wars with what is now Sudan and one civil conflict resulting in the deaths of about 4.5 million people.

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“Historical Trauma” Is Fracturing South Sudan

There is immense fallout from the war that ended in 2005 and the current conflict.

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Obama V Putin: ‘Dr. Strangelove’ And The Doomsday Machine

Russian President Vladimir Putin seems to be enjoying playing a deadly game of chess while the West continues to be engaged in a child’s game ‘tiddlywinks’ over Ukraine.

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7.8 Earthquake Hits Capital City Of Nepal, Death Toll Exceeds 1,500

With a population of 700,000, the earthquake has left the capital city of Kathmandu in rubbles with many still feared trapped and missing

LISTEN: The Weekend Ahead – April 25-27, 2015

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White House correspondents enjoy their yearly gala on Saturday, the world’s least happy nation votes for its president and a major EU-Ukraine summit begins Monday.

Holder Bids Farewell

“This is something that has meant the world to me, it has helped define me as an individual and as a lawyer, as a man,” Holder said in his farewell speech.

LISTEN: The World in 2:00 – April 24, 2015

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The White House explains its drone policy after the death of two hostages in Pakistan and the latest World Happiness Report reveals the stark impact of the Great Recession.

Statue Of Liberty Evacuated

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The monument was evacuated after a reported suspicious package was discovered on the grounds.

Mitt Romney On Clinton Foundation Donations: ‘It looks like bribery’

Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton is facing criticism over money donated to her family’s foundation while serving as Secretary of State in trade for approved uranium sales