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How Hillary Could Provoke a Nuclear War 

Alan Nasser digs into Hillary Clinton's horrifying nuclear weapons policy, where the use of a  new generation of nukes is viewed as a legitimate tactic for conventional warfare. Hillary's Mother Complex:  Ruth Fowler dissects Hillary's strange brand of feminism. Inside Our Camps:  Lee Ballinger recounts the appalling history of the US internment camps for Japanese Americans; Up in Smoke:  Josh Schlossberg investigates how the corporate environmental movement quietly promotes biomass energy; Beyond Progressivism:  Andy Smolski charts how the progressive movement got co-opted by Big Capital. PLUS:  Jeffrey St. Clair on melting glaciers;  Yvette Carnell on the meaning of Colin Kaepernick;  Paul Buhle on Margaret Sanger;  Mike Whitney on Janet Yellen and Big Money;  Ed Leer on the films of John Carpenter;  Chris Floyd on ISIS and the  new neocons;  Daniel Raventos and  Julie Wark on Europe's Rebel Cities; and  Alan Wieder on Studs Terkel on Third parties.

Quote of the Day
James Baldwin: "The civilized have created the wretched, quite coldly and deliberately, and do not intend to change the status quo; are responsible for their slaughter and enslavement; rain down bombs on defenseless children whenever and wherever they decide that their "vital interests" are menaced, and think nothing of torturing a man to death: these people are not to be taken seriously when they speak of the "sanctity" of human life, or the "conscience" of the civilized world."



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