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  • Blueprint for a Progressive US: A Dialogue With Noam Chomsky and Robert Pollin

    By C.J. Polychroniou, Truthout | Interview

    (Photo: Bianca Pontes / EyeEm)(Photo: Bianca Pontes / EyeEm)

    Expanding educational opportunities and building a green economy -- while shrinking both the military and the fossil fuel industry -- are the best routes to full employment, say world-renowned public intellectuals Noam Chomsky and Robert Pollin. Also, greater financial regulation and more public development banks that prioritize social welfare over massive profits are crucial for a progressive agenda.

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  • How the Nazis Used Jim Crow Laws as the Model for Their Race Laws

    How the Nazis Used Jim Crow Laws as the Model for Their Race Laws

    By Bill Moyers, Moyers & Company | Interview

    Scholars and historians have argued for years about whether the US's own regime of racial oppression in any way inspired the Nazis. In this interview, author James Whitman discusses the meticulous record of a meeting of top lawyers in Nazi Germany, which revealed a deep interest in American race policies.

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  • Trump and Netanyahu Walk in Lockstep on Iran

    Trump and Netanyahu Walk in Lockstep on Iran

    By Marjorie Cohn, Truthout | News Analysis

    In spite of the fact that the UN International Atomic Energy Agency has certified eight times that Iran is meeting its obligations under the nuclear deal, Trump refused to certify Iran was in compliance, and he has decided the Iran deal is not in the United States' national security interests. Meanwhile, Trump is heavily influenced by Israel's government.

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