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As Trump Nominated for Nobel Peace Prize, Here Are Some of Its Worst Winners

While there have been some worthy winners in its 119-year history, the Nobel Peace Prize has very often been handed to some of the world’s worst warmongers and war criminals.

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How Bernie Sanders Became a Fighter for Palestine

Bernie Sanders says “respect and dignity.” His fans hear “liberation.” They’re not listening closely enough, writes Steven Salaita.

How Bernie Sanders Became a Fighter for Palestine

SteveSalaita.com -- With the Democratic primary in full swing, the outlines of public debate are pretty much entrenched.  Common wisdom on the left says that all of the candidates are bad on Palestine except for Bernie Sanders.  Despite some problems, pundits declare, Sanders is

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Assange Extradition Hearing Opens with Scathing Condemnation by Mainstream Media

The extradition trial of Julian Assange began with the prosecution reading out a damning statement from five leading mainstream media organizations that once partnered with Wikileaks.

Assange Extradition Hearing Opens with Scathing Condemnation by Mainstream Media

The extradition trial of Wikileaks co-founder Julian Assange got underway at Woolwich Crown Court in London today. Assange, 48, is wanted by the U.S. government on 18 charges of hacking and breaches of the Espionage Act, specifically for the publication of evidence leaked by Pvt. Chelsea Manning that detailed evidence of American war crimes in the

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Netanyahu “Optimistic” Israel Can Use Political Pressure To Shut Down ICC War Crimes Probe

Netanyahu’s frenzied lobbying efforts to halt the ICC probe suggests that the probe greatly worries him, particularly as he has linked his current reelection bid to illegal acts like his planned annexation of the West Bank.

Netanyahu “Optimistic” Israel Can Use Political Pressure To Shut Down ICC War Crimes Probe

TEL AVIV -- Since the International Criminal Court (ICC) announced it would investigate war crimes committed by Israel in the Gaza Strip and occupied West Bank last December, Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu

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