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  • Iran Will Change When the US Changes

    By Trita Parsi, Truthout | News Analysis

    National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster listens during a daily briefing at the James Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House July 31, 2017, in Washington, DC. (Photo: Alex Wong / Getty Images)National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster listens during a daily briefing at the James Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House July 31, 2017, in Washington, DC. (Photo: Alex Wong / Getty Images)

    If Trump wants a change in Iran's regional policies, he must be open to changing Washington's policies too, because in US-Iran relations, hostility begets hostility. While Trump accuses Iran of violating the spirit of the nuclear deal, the US is actually violating the letter of that deal by undermining legal trade with Iran.

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  • A Former EPA Adviser on How to Push for Environmental Justice Under Trump

    A Former EPA Adviser on How to Push for Environmental Justice Under Trump

    By Adam Lynch, YES! Magazine | Interview

    Mustafa Ali was previously an environmental justice adviser with the Environmental Protection Agency before his abrupt departure under Trump. Today, he is the senior vice president of Hip Hop Caucus, a social advocacy nonprofit that has worked to build power in disadvantaged communities since 2004.

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  • A Call for Self-Defense in the Face of White Supremacy

    A Call for Self-Defense in the Face of White Supremacy

    By William C. Anderson, Truthout | Op-Ed

    Self-defense against the forces of white supremacy has always been necessary, but liberalism has incorrectly maligned most acts of self-defense as violence. Being more moral than the far right is no defense against bullets. In these terrifyingly violent times, it's worth challenging liberal views on self-defense as part of a broader rejection of this capitalist white supremacist empire.

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