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What is an ‘Expert Blind Spot’?


I am surprised at how many studies there are out there.  My brother is a math teacher, so he deals with it a lot.  I had not heard the term used in the social studies before.–KAS An  ‘expert blind spot’ … Continue reading

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Jihadis Return: Isis and the New Sunni Uprising created the Term America’s ‘Alice in Wonderland Policy’ in Syria and Iraq


from: Nothing will stop Isis except a Syrian truce Neither the rebels nor President Assad’s army are strong enough to fight on two fronts at once If the United States and its allies want to combat the Islamic State jihadists … Continue reading

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America’s “Alice in Wonderland Policies” with Iraq, Syria and ISIS


Noam Chomsky on How the Iraq War Birthed ISIS & Why U.S. Policy Undermines the Fight Against It TOPICS Iraq, Islamic State GUESTS Noam Chomsky, world-renowned political dissident, linguist and author. He is institute professor emeritus at Massachusetts Institute of … Continue reading

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Noam Chomsky Makes Clear Proposals for Ending the Crisis in the Ukraine!!! (The USA should listen and follow through on the suggestions)


The recent ceasefire in Ukraine continues to hold after a shaky start, days after Secretary of State John Kerry publicly accused Russian officials of lying to his face about their military support for separatist rebels. The United Nations says the … Continue reading

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101 Bright Spots in the Food System


Dear Kevin, Food Tank highlights stories of hope, innovation, and success in creating a better food system. From women’s land access in Chad and urban green spaces in Australia to chefs in the United Kingdom and the United States implementing … Continue reading

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During the Gaza assault last summer, the U.S. rearmed Israel–HOW LONG WILL THIS GO ON???


TOPICS Iran GUESTS Noam Chomsky, world-renowned political dissident, linguist and author. He is institute professor emeritus at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where he has taught for more than 50 years. His forthcoming book, co-authored with Ilan Pappé, is titled On … Continue reading

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The Great Game in the Holy Land How Gazan Natural Gas Became the Epicenter of An International Power Struggle and Energy Wars in the Middle East


Tomgram: Michael Schwartz, Israel, Gaza, and Energy Wars in the Middle East Talk of an oil glut and a potential further price drop seems to be growing. The cost of a barrel of crude now sits at just under $60, … Continue reading

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Benjamin Netanyahu and Israel have been bailed out by the USA hundreds of times in the past few years


Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has arrived in the United States as part of his bid to stop a nuclear deal with Iran during a controversial speech before the U.S. Congress on Tuesday. Dozens of Democrats are threatening to boycott … Continue reading

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How much did George H. W. Bush show his love for Saddam Hussain?


NOAM CHOMSKY:  As soon as he [the democratically elected leader of Iran in the 1950s] was overthrown, almost instantly the United States turned to supporting Iraq’s attack against Iran, which was a brutal and violent attack. U.S. provided critical support for … Continue reading

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Norman Ornstein, political analyst of the American Enterprise Institute: The party has become a radical insurgency which has abandoned any commitment to parliamentary democracy.


“The Republicans stopped being an ordinary parliamentary party some years ago. They were described, I think accurately, by Norman Ornstein, the very respected conservative political analyst, American Enterprise Institute; he said the party has become a radical insurgency which has … Continue reading

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