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Good Morning!

In the meantime, to make up for it, here’s a pun from Stephen Colbert: “What does Karl Marx put on his pasta? Communist Manipesto!”

International Politics


– Chris Hedges: “The Imperative of Revolt

– When Western countries decide to go to war and the citizenry is not interested, they follow the old method of making up a threat to intimidate the population, as evident in the fight against the Islamic State.

Middle East

– With Israel acting out of control since whenever, the U.S. can do nothing but just stand idly by and accept whatever the country does

– In a change of policy, Kurds are now allowed to cross through Turkey to fight against the ISIL

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Brandon Jordan

Brandon Jordan

Brandon Jordan is a freelance journalist in Queens, NY and written for publications such as The Nation, In These Times, Truthout and more.