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International Politics


– Confused on why the U.S. is supporting the Kurdish Workers’ Party in Syria despite classifying the PKK as a terrorist group? Well no worries, as international politics are never so simple.

– Natasha Lennard: “We Can’t Properly Debate Drone Casualties Without Knowing The Names of Those Killed

Middle East

– The Islamic State, according to U.S. officials, make nearly $1 million as a result of oil sales

Asia and Oceania

– John Pilger: “The Forgotten Coup [in Australia]


– There might not have been a truce in Nigeria after all after it was reported more than 60 women were kidnapped by Boko Haram


– Disgraced politician Silvio Berlusconi said civil unions should be allowed in Italy, but gay marriage could not be possible

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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.