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'the blob'

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The blob is a term coined by Obama’s Deputy National Security Adviser Ben Rhodes for the Washington establishment foreign policy elite. “The blob” is a homogenous, unthinking repository of conventional wisdom made up of the bipartisan group of experts that populate the U.S. government and think tanks and other nongovernmental institutions.Mo ...

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Good news from Israel & Palestine as Airbnb stops listing properties in unlawful Israeli settlements

JERUSALEM — One host, Moriyah, lists the location of her bed-and-breakfast on Airbnb, the home rental site, as Biblical Shiloh, Israel.It sleeps up to 12 guests for under $140 a night. It has a hot tub. And the area around it offers hikes and springs, workshops and holistic treatments.What the listing does not make clear is that this B&B, nam ...

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I think I'm a Fabian today

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     Bouboulina
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Tomorrow I may change.Hi, Been looking for a forum with a little breadth..The fixation with he who shall not be named seems to have driven the rest of the planet into the darkest corners of the Universe..there is a world outside of Washinton after all.Nice Forum I enjoy political history as much as the the day to day rumbles, Interests fr ...

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Can beauty choose to embody a pointless boredom, so that perfection can be boredom's servant?

Can beauty choose to embody a pointless boredom, so that perfection can be boredom's servant?

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Passengers to face AI lie detector tests at EU airports

Passengers to face AI lie detector tests at EU airportsPassengers at some European airports will soon be questioned by artificial intelli ...

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The American Civil War, day by day

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Today is Election Day in the US, and the anniversary of the election of Abraham Lincoln and the beginning of the American Civil War. In honor of this anniversary, this thread will cover that crisis on a day-by-day basis. There won’t be entries for every day (there were actually days where nothing happened), and many day ...

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Black Sheep: the black teenager who made friends with racists

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     noemon
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New Statesmans:"How the left enabled Fascism"-An expose

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     noemon
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How the left enabled fascism[/url]"]The leader of the left, adored for his “authenticity” and destined for cult status, saw himself as a fighter for radical change. His transformed party was the biggest of its kind in Europe, and bursting with youthful vigour.On the other side of the political spectrum lay the far right and ...

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U.S.-Turkey Relations Will Never Be the Same

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     Albert
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U.S.-Turkey Relations Will Never Be the Same [size=85][align=center]By Therese Rapha ...

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Let's meet Pakistan's new PM Imran Khan and the Army

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     fuser
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Imran Khan part of Pakistan's pattern where leaders realise military is real enemy after coming to power[/url]"]Pakistan awaits its latest saviour, the fast bowler Imran Khan, who will most likely become the prime minister after elections later this month. He is the candidate preferred by the Pakistan army and the pliant bure ...

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UK: New 'antisemitism' definition says criticism of Israel is now racist.

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     political
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Britain will become one of the first countries to use this definition of antisemitism, as agreed last May at a conference of the Berlin-based International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA), the prime minister will say in London.More detailed guidance on this, released by the IHRA in May, said this could include criticisms whi ...

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US quits UN human rights council for Israel

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     noemon
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Nikki Haley says council is ‘protector of human rights abusers’ that targets Israel in particular and ignores atrocities elsewhereThe US is withdrawing from the United Nations human rights council, the Trump administration announced on Tuesday, calling it a "cesspool of political bias that targets Israel in particula ...

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Stephen Hawking’s voice feat. Vangelis' Music beamed into a black hole

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     noemon
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Stephen Hawking’s voice has been beamed into a black hole following the internment of his ashes at Westminster Abbey in London.The message recorded by the British physicist, which is set to music by Greek composer Vangelis, speaks about the importance of peace and hope.It was sent by the European Space Agency towards the nearest black hole, ...

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Donald Trump was right. The rest of the G7 were wrong

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     noemon
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In arguing for a sunset clause to the Nafta trade agreement, this odious man is exposing the corruption of liberal democracyHe gets almost everything wrong. But last weekend Donald Trump got something right. To the horror of the other leaders of the rich world, he defended democracy against its detractors. Perhaps predictably, he has been uni ...

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