» Project Syndicate: A New Model of Human Security
20/08/18 10:34 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
Between interventionist excesses and tragic cases of inaction, it is clear that the international community still lacks a reliable doctrine of humanitarian intervention. The problem is that current security models are still based on the ...

» United States ‘plays Taiwan card’ with Tsai Ing-wen’s trip to NASA's mission control center
20/08/18 10:26 from Top Stories

» Opinions: Republicans do believe in one kind of ecosystem
20/08/18 10:19 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
The self-dealing kind. (BLOG POST) Opinions

» Project Syndicate: Why Is Anti-Semitism Returning to Germany?
20/08/18 10:04 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
Owing to a spate of anti-Semitic incidents and the rise of the far-right Alternative für Deutschland, many Germans have begun to look for parallels to the darkest period of their country's history. But to understand what is going on in G...

» Opinions: Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti responds to our policy questions
20/08/18 10:00 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
When you have to deal with immediate problems, you look for solutions. Opinions

» Opinions: The most intense and dangerous period of the Trump presidency is about to begin
20/08/18 09:33 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
Hold on tight. It's going to be a bumpy ride. Opinions

» Project Syndicate: Colombia’s Peace Agreement Is Under Siege
20/08/18 09:31 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
Thanks to the historic peace agreement reached by his predecessor, Colombian President Iván Duque Márquez now presides over a country that, after more than five decades of violent conflict, is on the path toward lasting peace. But Duque ...

» Opinions: Ups and downs: Trump vs. the intelligence community
20/08/18 09:00 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
Who is gaining steam? Opinions

» Giuliani walks back 'truth isn't truth' comment
20/08/18 08:58 from Top Stories

» Trump blasts Mueller over McGahn interview
20/08/18 08:39 from Top Stories

» Trump accuses Mueller's team of midterm meddling
20/08/18 08:39 from Top Stories

» Opinions: An open letter to incoming frosh at colleges from one of your parents
20/08/18 08:30 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
I'm not crying you're crying. Opinions

» NYT > Opinion: The Russia Fun-House Mirror
20/08/18 08:19 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
The White House last week announced that President Trump had revoked the former C.I.A. director John Brennan’s security clearance. NYT > Opinion

» Opinion | The Guardian: Why do American CEOs get paid so much? | James K Galbraith
20/08/18 07:54 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
‘Let the market decide’ has been the mantra for decades. This dysfunction and inequality is the inevitable result A new report from the Economic Policy Institute calls attention to the hardy perennial of how much America’s corporate tita...

» Opinions: Morning Bits: Trump is still the most dangerous witness against Trump
20/08/18 07:45 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
Must-read links to start the day. Opinions

» Opinion: A rightwing maverick lights up Brazil’s presidential campaign
20/08/18 07:43 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
Political vacuum means the ‘folkloric’ candidate, once a firefighter, may play a bigger role Opinion

» Shots reported outside U.S. embassy in Turkey
20/08/18 07:13 from Top Stories

» Project Syndicate: Kofi Annan’s Achievement
20/08/18 07:06 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
Great chief executives need a guiding vision for the exercise of authority, and all the more so when that authority is international civil authority. As United Nations Secretary-General, Kofi Annan had such a vision – and the skills need...

» John Harwood: A leading Republican makes the case for legal immigration, even as Trump seeks to reduce it
20/08/18 07:00 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
Stivers, chairman of the National Republican Congressional Committee, sat down to talk to CNBC's John Harwood about the campaign and other factors. John Harwood

» John Harwood: A top Republican urges Medicare, Social Security reform as deficits surge following the GOP tax cut
20/08/18 07:00 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
Stivers, chairman of the National Republican Congressional Committee, sat down to talk to CNBC's John Harwood about the campaign and other factors. John Harwood

» John Harwood: Meet the Republican with the toughest job in politics – trying to stop a 'blue wave' this fall
20/08/18 07:00 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
CNBC's John Harwood talks to Rep. Steve Stivers, who is leading the Republican Party's efforts to prevent Democrats from seizing back the House majority in this fall's midterm elections. John Harwood

» John Harwood: GOP's Stivers explains why Jim Jordan remains in Congress despite claims he ignored sex abuse reports
20/08/18 07:00 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
Stivers, the chairman of the National Republican Congressional Committee, sat down to talk to CNBC's John Harwood about the campaign and other factors. John Harwood

» John Harwood: Immigration split
20/08/18 07:00 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
Appealing to his blue-collar base, President Trump wants to cut legal as well as illegal immigration. But the House GOP campaign chief disagrees, saying the US economy needs legal immigration to help businesses fill labor shortages. John...

» John Harwood: The hardest job in Washington
20/08/18 07:00 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
It’s up to Steve Stivers to hold back the Democratic blue wave President Trump has triggered and hold the House GOP majority. He’s got a three-part strategy for trying: Peace, prosperity and Pelosi. John Harwood

» John Harwood: Debt reversal
20/08/18 07:00 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
Having ripped President Obama for increasing the national debt, Steve Stivers and his GOP colleagues have done the same thing by passing the Trump tax cut. Stivers says Washington now needs to cut spending on popular entitlement programs...

» John Harwood: Scandal management
20/08/18 07:00 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
In a hailstorm of GOP scandals, Steve Stivers makes the case that both parties are guilty and that Republicans are quick to clean house. But he won’t condemn his Ohio Republican colleague Jim Jordan over allegations Jordan ignored sexual...

» Opinion | The Guardian: Worrying about robots stealing our jobs? How silly | Simon Jenkins
20/08/18 06:53 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
The digital age will free us up not only for leisure activities but also to take on caring roles that can only be filled by humans So we are doomed. Robots will steal our jobs. Algorithms will capture our children. Artificial intelligenc...

» POLITICO Playbook: Scoop: Ivanka, Jared are headlining Ryan’s Jackson Hole donor retreat
20/08/18 06:08 from Top Stories
And shots are fired at the gate of the U.S. Embassy in Turkey.

» Opinion: Europe risks failure on migration
20/08/18 06:00 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
While the EU tries to agree a policy, nativist politicians are whipping up prejudice Opinion

» Opinions: Trump and Erdogan: Compare and contrast
20/08/18 06:00 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
There are many discomforting similarities between the U.S. and Turkish presidents. Opinions

» NYT > Opinion: Kofi Annan’s Tragic Idealism
20/08/18 06:00 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
Kofi Annan speaking at a ceremonial ringing of the Peace Bell during the 61st General Assembly of the United Nations in 2006. NYT > Opinion

» NYT > Opinion: Who Is Afraid of Shahidul Alam?
20/08/18 06:00 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
People called for the immediate release of the photographer Shahidul Alam at a protest in Dhaka, Bangladesh, on Aug. 11. NYT > Opinion

» NYT > Opinion: The Stone: What Does It Mean to Be Human? Don’t Ask
20/08/18 05:45 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
We don’t see the problem with our self-importance because our narcissism is so complete. NYT > Opinion

» NYT > Opinion: Why Even a Blue Wave Could Have Limited Gains
20/08/18 05:45 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
The divergent geography of 2018 means we will really have two midterm elections, and one favors Republicans. NYT > Opinion

» NYT > Opinion: Motherhood and the Back-to-College Blues
20/08/18 05:45 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
Summer is ending, and all my baby birds are leaving the nest. NYT > Opinion

» North Dakota nasty: GOP makes Heitkamp top target for defeat
20/08/18 05:10 from Top Stories
Republican Rep. Kevin Cramer has been abandoned by outside conservative groups, but the party is betting big on him in a pre-eminent Senate race.

» Sex, lies and DUIs: GOP dumps oppo on Dem House hopefuls
20/08/18 05:08 from Top Stories
Republican ads are getting personal in the fight for the House majority.

» Manafort trial Day 15: Jury meets for third day as Trump-fueled political cacophony grows
20/08/18 05:06 from Top Stories
Trump’s comments calling Manafort a ‘good person’ and his trial a ‘very sad day’ intensified the pressure on jurors.

» Liberals crushed in SCOTUS spending war
20/08/18 05:04 from Top Stories
Conservatives are vastly outspending liberals and targeting vulnerable senators in the fight to confirm Brett Kavanaugh.

» FOX News: Liz Peek: Republican candidates in 2018 should be talking about one thing, and one thing alone
20/08/18 04:00 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
No, the biggest news story in 2018 is not Omarosa or Stormy Daniels. FOX News

» FOX News: Here's the terrible secret about why Democrats did a complete 180 on illegal immigration and border security
20/08/18 04:00 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
From then-Senator Barack Obama supporting a physical barrier along the border to calls for abolishing ICE – what in the world happened? FOX News

» FOX News: Michael Goodwin: The media's hatred of Trump is only hurting ... the media
20/08/18 04:00 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
This month marks the two-year anniversary of one of the most important articles ever written on journalism. FOX News

» FOX News: Yes, it's time for affirmative action to end -- finally
20/08/18 04:00 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
Affirmative action has become the gateway drug to identity politics, or the breakup of America into antagonistic “oppressor” and “subordinate” groups constantly engaging in power relations. FOX News

» World Socialist Web Site (en): Alabama: Deteriorating rural sewer and septic systems
20/08/18 01:00 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
Alabama’s failing sewage and septic systems became notorious when a UN investigation shined a spotlight upon the prevalence of hookworm in the state’s rural communities. World Socialist Web Site (en)

» World Socialist Web Site (en): Darling in the FranXX: Japanese anime series about fighting for the survival of humanity
20/08/18 01:00 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
This 2017 Japanese anime series tells the story a group of teenaged pilots who rebel against authoritarianism and seek to create a world in which humans can live happily. World Socialist Web Site (en)

» World Socialist Web Site (en): Unprecedented monsoonal floods kill over 370 in southwest India
20/08/18 01:00 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
While heavy monsoonal rain is normal at this time of the year, the disastrous levels of flooding in Kerala are unprecedented and not a “natural” event. World Socialist Web Site (en)

» World Socialist Web Site (en): UPS workers oppose isolation by Teamsters, call for united struggle with Amazon workers
20/08/18 01:00 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
The Teamsters union is opposed to any effort to connect the struggles of workers at UPS, Amazon and other logistics companies. World Socialist Web Site (en)

» World Socialist Web Site (en): Arbitration panel cuts real wages and healthcare benefits for Washington D.C. Metro workers
20/08/18 01:00 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
The amount awarded to the public employees averages to a yearly pay increase of little more than half the annual rate of inflation. World Socialist Web Site (en)

» World Socialist Web Site (en): Political warfare deepens as Democrats, ex-spies circle the wagons around Brennan
20/08/18 01:00 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
The intervention by Brennan and other ex-intelligence officials on the Sunday talk shows demonstrates the degree to which the spy agencies have become a dominant political force. World Socialist Web Site (en)

» Opinion: Opinion today: Platform companies must learn to share
20/08/18 01:00 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
Digital insurgents should take responsibility for the dramatic changes they have wreaked Opinion

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