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A joke that bombs – the Trump tour continues

The Donald is risible – but arms sales are no laughing matter, writes Mari Marcel Thekaekara.

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Trump's deals with Saudi Arabia will fuel the war in Yemen

The arms deals should not be viewed in isolation, they will make an unstable region even more dangerous, Andrew Smith writes.

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Boosting the backlash against Trump

Progressives have to try to maximize the liberatory potential of a growing discontent, says Mark Engler.

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Worldbeaters: Spotlight on Steve Bannon

Donald Trump’s right-hand man is at the centre of global power. And he’s dangerous.

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Is Arkansas’s execution parade justice or expedience?

Although it has been put on hold, Arkansas’ planned series of executions has raised again the issue of capital punishment, writes Robert Walsh.

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When sanctuary is resistance

In the United States in the 1980s, the simple act of providing refuge became a form of civil disobedience, writes Mark Engler.

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Open Window

Pedro X Molina from Nicaragua with ‘American Honeymoon’.

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A personal welcome

In Canada, private sponsors are paying refugees’ resettlement costs. But should such a scheme be replicated elsewhere? Sian Griffiths reports.

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The Establishment is not a viable candidate

The Trump shock shows that the same old same old is no longer an option. Jonathan Matthew Smucker on building the progressive alternative.

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Exclusive: Inside Diego Garcia, America’s highly secretive military base

A two year investigation reveals the US military’s poor treatment of contract workers on the controversial island. Katie McQue reports.

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Obama's legacy falls short on organizing

Technocratic liberals treat movement groups as another ‘special interest’ rather than a central pillar of their ability to govern, says Mark Engler.

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