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  • Yanis Varoufakis: Do not reset the Brexit clock

    In this article Yanis Varoufakis analyses the issues that have presented themselves to the UK in Brexit negotiations. He argues that a deal that merely resets the clock will not be beneficial.

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  • Fully filling the Global Fund

    In this article, Jeffrey Sachs outlines the need for the Global Fund - how it has and should continue to help decrease the rates of AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria that currently kill around 2.5 million people per year. 

    Sachs argues that "In a world divided by conflict and greed, the Global Fund's fight against the three epidemic diseases is a matter of enlightened self-interest. It is also a reminder of how much humanity can accomplish when we cooperate to save lives."

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  • Dr. Cornel West on the Global Shift Right

    Cornel West sat down with Real News Network's Sharmini Peries to talk about the global shift to the right and what the progressive movement can and should do about it.

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  • Turning Brexit Into a Celebration of Democracy

    Paradoxically, while the current Brexit impasse is pregnant with risk, the British should welcome it. Their discontent with the choices before them is an opportunity, not a curse, and more democracy is the antidote, not the disease.

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  • Foreign Policy is More Than Just War and Peace

    Foreign policy is more than just war and peace, it is a nuanced and complex issue that directly affects us here at home.

    Jane Sanders sat down with Representative Tulsi Gabbard to talk about foreign policy, starting with her personal experiences serving our country both at home and abroad, through the government’s budget decisions between foreign and domestic spending, and our country’s approaches to some of the most contentious current foreign issues.

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  • Real Border Security Comes From a Moral Foreign Policy

    The horrific accounts of immigrant families being torn apart have inspired ordinary Americans to take to the streets, calling for an end to the Trump Administration’s cruel detention policies. But while President Trump’s recent actions have led to shockingly brutal child incarceration, mass arrests, and the criminalization of immigrants, the issues that push desperate migrants and refugees to our borders span many decades. Progressives must seize this historic moment to tackle the United States’ long-dysfunctional relationship with its Latin American and Caribbean neighbors and build new, more perfect ties.

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  • Europe Must Confront America‚Äôs Extraterritorial Sanctions

    Europe’s biggest challenge in resisting US sanctions on Iran is not legal or even geopolitical. It is psychological: European leaders act as if the US still cares about a trans-Atlantic alliance of shared interests, values, and approaches.

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