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  • How Washington Created a Honduran Nightmare on Its Doorstep

    By Antony Loewenstein, Truthout | Report

    Members of indigenous group Copinh protesting in the Honduran capital, Tegucigalpa, July 2016. (Photo: Antony Loewenstein)Members of Indigenous group COPINH protesting in the Honduran capital, Tegucigalpa, July 2016. (Photo: Antony Loewenstein)

    Under President Trump, Honduras is set to continue its position as a key transit point for cocaine into the US, because demand remains high and Washington values a reliable autocracy in Central America. High levels of violence will likely continue, forcing locals to flee.

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  • Is Donald Trump Carrying Out the White Nationalism of an Alt-Right Presidency?

    Is Donald Trump Carrying Out the White Nationalism of an Alt-Right Presidency?

    By Shane Burley, Truthout | News Analysis

    Even if Trump is not ideologically aligned with all the alt-right imperatives, his rhetoric has helped create a climate of violence and oppression. What lies ahead depends on how well opposition is mobilized against white nationalists on the ground and against Trump's forces in Washington.

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  • Atlantic Ocean Current Could Collapse Within 300 Years

    Atlantic Ocean Current Could Collapse Within 300 Years

    By Dahr Jamail, Truthout | News Analysis

    A recently published scientific study shows the Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation -- a major oceanic conveyor belt current -- is vulnerable to collapse due to climate disruption. If this current comes to a standstill, large areas of the world will become uninhabitable and global food production will decrease dramatically.

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