Oh, Canada

Andrew Nikiforuk Foreign Policy How America’s Friendly Northern Neighbor Became a Rogue, Reckless Petrostate For decades, the world has thought of Canada as America’s friendly northern neighbor — a responsible, earnest, if somewhat boring, land of hockey fans and single-payer health care. On the big issues, it has long played...

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Biggest Demonstrations in Egyptian History

Juan Cole Informed Comment Millions Demand Morsi Step Down The Egyptian military estimated that “millions” of Egyptian demonstrated on Sunday to demand early presidential elections, only one year into the four-year term of President Muhammad Morsi of the Muslim Brotherhood. The nationwide rallies were, the military said, the largest in...

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Twelve True Patriots for July 4

Bill Quigley Common Dreams On July 4, 1776, over fifty people signed the Declaration of Independence. They were openly resisting the legal authority of the King of England. Thousands joined them. They were outlaws. They were breaking the laws of England and risked capture, prison and even death for their...

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The Paradox of Power

Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers www.popularresistance.org This week, there were many lessons in courage from people who overcame fears and created winning situations by turning power on its head and building the movement. On Wednesday morning, attorney Lynne Stewart’s compassionate release from prison was denied. Stewart is suffering from breast...

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