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The price of the US invasion of Iraq

4 hours agoHumor / odd :

Fifteen years ago, the United States invaded Iraq. In the NY Times, Sinan Antoon laments what has become of his country since then: Fifteen Years Ago, America Destroyed My Country. This is a damning final paragraph about George W. Bush...Show More Summary

Tomgram: William Astore, The Fog of War in America

yesterdayNews : TomDispatch

Overseas, the United States is engaged in real wars in which bombs are dropped, missiles are launched, and people (generally not Americans) are killed, wounded, uprooted, and displaced...

Plug-In Cars Are The Cleanest Driving

Charging An Electric Vehicle Is Far Cleaner Than Driving On Gasoline, Everywhere In America Silvio Maracci, March 14, 2018 (Forbes) “…New data shows that in every corner of the United States, driving an EV produces significantly fewer greenhouse gas emissions than cars powered only by gasoline, regardless of the local power mix. Show More Summary

Two major cities drop out of North America’s 2026 World Cup bid

The North American campaign to host the 2026 World Cup will submit its formal bid Friday without two high-profile cities, Chicago and Vancouver, which withdrew because of financial concerns. The effort by the United States, Canada and Mexico is locked in a tight race with Morocco ahead of FIFA’s vote June 13 in Moscow. The […]

David Wyman, Scholar of America’s Holocaust Response, Dies at 89

Dr. Wyman’s 1984 book, “The Abandonment of the Jews,” minced no words in concluding that the United States had failed to do its humanitarian duty.

Bruce Bookman: Teaching Aikido and the Future of the Art

Bruce Bookman Sensei is the kaicho and chief instructor of Tenzan Aikido in Seattle, Washington and one of the most highly respected aikido instructors in the United States. He became the youngest aikido black belt in America at the age of 15 while studying under Yoshimitsu Yamada Shihan at New York Aikikai in the 1970s, and […]

Russia and China Have Plans to Make Sure They Can Fight America (And Win)

Instead, the United States increasingly faces a multipolar world where peer-level competitors have military capability that increasing match Washington’s own. “The military environment has shifted from the existence of the United States...Show More Summary

Review: Photographers turn the lens on youth culture in “The Future of America” at the Hudgens Center

Stand-up comic Hari Kondabolu titled his 2014 comedy album Waiting for 2042 in reference to the year when census data projects that white people will become a minority in the United States. Or as the character Ilana — perhaps less concerned with specifics — says in an episode from the first season of the Comedy Central...

Alabama is home to the worst poverty in the developed world

last weekHumor / odd : Boing Boing

In a country that has so much, it should be a crime to leave the less fortunate with so little. But it isn't, so here we are: As part of a United Nations study on poverty and human rights abuses in America, researchers have stated that rural Alabama is home to the worst poverty in the developed world. According to Advance Local,  the U.N. Show More Summary

Letter From The UK: Do We Even Need Our Cars?

last weekVehicles / Cars : AutomoBlog

Great Britain is a small country. In area it is smaller than some of the individual United States. Unlike the vast America continent, it is pretty straightforward to get around and, in the past, we have gloried in a transport system that could get you anywhere you wanted to go. Show More Summary

DNI Coats: Russia and China are Top "State Intelligence Threats" to America

Dave Majumdar Security, The major targets for foreign intelligence services remain more or less unchanged. Russian and Chinese foreign intelligence services continue to be the leading threats to the United States. However, a host ofShow More Summary

How America Donates – An Interactive Map

The United States of America is the most charitable country in the world according to a study done by the Charities Aid Foundation. It found that on average, Americans donated 1.44 percent of GDP (gross domestic product). However, in this respect, not every state is created equal. The post How America Donates – An Interactive Map appeared first on Ignited Fundraising.

Subaru’s American Boss to Guide the Brand Worldwide, U.S. Prez Will Keep the Pedal Down

After serving as head honcho of a brand that’s enjoyed 10 consecutive years of sales increases in the United States, Subaru of America CEO Tomomi Nakamura is headed to Japan to work the same kind of magic on the automaker’s global business. Show More Summary

CNN’s Cuomo calls BS after Carter Page says America — not Russia — sabotaged the 2016 election

3 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

Former Trump campaign foreign policy adviser Carter Page on Tuesday bizarrely claimed on CNN that the United States was more responsible for undermining the integrity of its own elections than Russia was in 2016. When asked by CNN’s Chris Cuomo if he finally accepted American intelligence...

America’s Dirty Secret in Syria: A De Facto Alliance With Assad

3 weeks agoNews : The Daily Beast

Khalil Ashawi/Reuters ISTANBUL—Turkey’s intervention in the area of Afrin in northern Syria has exposed an essential truth that the Pentagon has long tried to conceal: The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces the United States relies...Show More Summary

As Many as 321,000 People Could Die If North Korea Nuked San Francisco

The recent revelation that North Korea has intercontinental ballistic missiles put America on notice: within a few short years, or even months, the entire continental United States will be within range of Pyongyang’s nuclear weapons. One of those cities would almost certainly be San Francisco. San Francisco is often considered one of the most beautiful cities in the world.

Australia leader urges US to maintain global leadership role

3 weeks agoNews : The Lookout

WASHINGTON (AP) — Australia's prime minister on Saturday urged the United States to maintain its global leadership role and spoke out against a growing sentiment of isolation in America and elsewhere while highlighting the importance of international partnerships and alliances.

Men behaving badly have drained America of the male role models it desperately needs

3 weeks agoNews : Trending Now

It was pundit and author Ben Shapiro who started it, hailing Donald Trump for ensuring that Hillary Clinton, “will never be President of the United States”. Trump later dropped by the conference, conveniently near the White House just across the state line in Maryland, and provoked the chant one more time. Show More Summary

And America's Dirtiest Metropolis Is...

Well, you guessed it, New York City of course - this dirty city has more pests and litter than any other large metropolis in the United States, according to newly compiled government data by the cleaning-services company Busy Bee. The...Show More Summary

Danny Trejo on Gun Control and Our ‘Broken’ U.S. Prison System

3 weeks agoNews : The Daily Beast

Photo Illustration by Sarah Rogers/The Daily Beast “Welcome to the United States of America,” says Danny Trejo at the beginning of the documentary Survivor’s Guide to Prison. “We call this the land of the free, but this country is home...Show More Summary

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