Why UN sanctions against DPRK may backfire on US

"Kindness effects more than severity."

The US is trying to compel North Korea to denuclearize. As if the threat of war-time level multinational mobilization naval and air drills at North Korea’s doorstep were not enough, a variety of punitive sanctions have been passed by the United States, and also by the United Nations. It is the nature of these sanctions and other actions that are […]

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On Being Enthralled with F-35, or maybe not

Only half a B-2 Bomber

Visualizing One Billion Dollars: It can buy 1/2 of a B-2 Bomber, Image from Wallstats.com 2018 is starting off with a kicker for the U.S. Defense industry according to US Military News. The tensions from prospective war with North Korea is helping promote a bonanza in new defense investments. In “Amid Tensions: Japan, South Korea May Refit Naval Ships for […]

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Ai Wei Wei Human Flow Reimagines Immigration

Refugees on road to Germany, Human Flow documentary

Ai Wei Wei’s latest art production is Human Flow, a documentary movie about what is termed as the biggest mass human migration since World War II—65 million people in 2015-2016 alone—when the film was produced. It officially opened on October 20, 2017. This documentary movie about the undocumented can be described as opulent in its portrayal and expansive in its […]

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“Outside-in-America”: Reports on homeless crises in the States

15th Ave NE and NE 45th, Tent City 3

The Guardian online has a series about homeless in America called “Outside-in-America.” This series is a useful study on homelessness in America, because quality investigative news stories, including long interviews with homeless people in the United States, are a rarity. In America, the topic is generally restricted to small independent newspapers, whose urban presence is increasingly deliberately marginalized by the […]

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2017 Tax Marchers vow to make Trump answer to U.S.

Tax Day March 2017 includes reminder about global warming

Partners from 350.org and Rise Up May 1st tell us why more marches and community actions are necessary to build solidarity On a sunny Saturday April 15th, thousands of people gathered at the National Mall for the 2017 April 15th Tax March. The protest began at noon at the U.S. Capitol West Front Fountain. According to TaxMarch.org, the theme this year highlights President Trump’s conflicts […]

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Asian-American Forum combats human trafficking massage parlors with lesson plan

Joined in bipartisan effort to curb sex-trafficking

A few month ago, Asian American Forum (AAF) offered a challenge. Which Asian American journalist will come up with the next article about human trafficking and Asian massage parlors? January is National Slavery and Human Trafficking Awareness month and AAF has published a Unit Plan on Human Trafficking with Asian Massage Parlors: The Skinny LP in its Winter 2016 issue. […]

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Syria: Globalists Cold, Wet Dream (Part 2)

Doctors Without Borders/MSF-USA

Part 2 continues with a focus question: Can Syria be the dawning of the truth that climate refugees will be regarded without mercy, as merely disposables, predators, or useless-eaters?  Weapons industries profits soar The desire to conduct regime change in Syria is bolstering weapons and defense industry spending and has contributed to record profits and trading in 2014.[1] According to […]

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Syria: Globalists Cold, Wet Dream (Part 1)

Where does IS get its guns?

Syrians fleeing war conditions face horrific circumstances. Deprived of livelihood, home, business, and even funds, many are desperately seeking a new life. Since before the war, over ten million have fled to safer havens including in neighboring countries or in Europe. For globalists, military strategists, neighboring sheikhdoms, including Israel, the impending collapse of Syria is the culmination of years in […]

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