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Easter may not bring America the victory in the war against the coronavirus pandemic that President Donald Trump anticipated. But in this Holy Week, we may be reaching our Saratoga moment, our turning point. While New York state reported a record number of deaths from the virus on Tuesday, over 1,800, new hospitalizations were down....
Thu, 09 Apr 2020 21:00:26
As the global pandemic grips world attention, completely unnoticed by mainstream media was the release of a final report of an academic study pertaining to another previously calamitous event of international significance. On March 25th, the conclusion of a four year investigation by researchers at the University of Alaska Fairbanks was published which determined that...
Wed, 08 Apr 2020 21:00:47
The devastating impact of the coronavirus on Italy has sparked considerable speculation as to why the country appears to have suffered so disproportionately from the disease. Some initial theories suggested that the deaths might be due to lower standards and ill-advised practices in the Italian national health system, but the reality is that northern Italy,...
Wed, 08 Apr 2020 21:00:41
Russia is on the front line of the coronavirus crisis in that it shares a very long territorial border with China/Asia. Nonetheless, many of its official reactions are similar to those in the United States. Citizens are being told to self-isolate. New responsibilities, authority, and public prominence are being devolved to regional governors and mayors...
Wed, 08 Apr 2020 21:00:02
The film-maker’s crime – like Corbyn’s – wasn’t antisemitism but recalling a time when class solidarity inspired the struggle for a better world Ken Loach, one of Britain’s most acclaimed film directors, has spent more than a half a century dramatising the plight of the poor and the vulnerable. His films have often depicted the...
Tue, 07 Apr 2020 21:20:35
Not anti-Semitism, but “Fear of the Jewish Power Cabal” is the political neurosis of the US, as George Mackenzie has correctly diagnosed: The disease is just as severe in Western Europe, and France in particular. Courageous men who are not paralyzed by fear of Jewish Power, and who are willing to pay the full price...
Tue, 07 Apr 2020 21:00:55
You don’t need to read Michel Foucault’s work on biopolitics to understand that neoliberalism – in deep crisis since at least 2008 – is a control/governing technique in which surveillance capitalism is deeply embedded. But now, with the world-system collapsing at breathtaking speed, neoliberalism is at a loss to deal with the next stage of...
Tue, 07 Apr 2020 21:00:16
Never before has the public thirsted more for a no-holds barred street fight with capital. And never before has the electoral left been beaten so badly because of it. Bernie Sanders' decision to finally pull the plug on his campaign should serve as a lesson for the dissident left. Bernie's second round gave him massively...
Tue, 07 Apr 2020 21:00:09
In the cosmopolitan atmosphere of Hellenistic culture each ethnic community was self-conscious of its historical traditions and of the way in which these traditions related to those of other groups. . . . The work of most of these historians exists now only in quotations and extracts in the writings of later Christian writers ....
Tue, 07 Apr 2020 21:00:02
Tue, 07 Apr 2020 06:48:51
(image) US President Donald Trump said that he had a “very good talk” with his Russian and Saudi counterparts amid reports oil producers are about to reach a deal to cut output. Trump warned of major layoffs if it falls flat.
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Thu, 09 Apr 2020 23:47:57
(image) The Fed has unveiled yet another $2.3 trillion coronavirus bailout, revealing it will purchase even recently-downgraded junk bonds in the quest to jump-start the economy, amid worries the measure will do nothing for Main Street.
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Thu, 09 Apr 2020 23:35:20
(image) The UFC 249 event headlined by the lightweight title fight between Tony Ferguson and Justin Gaethje has been canceled and all future bouts under the promotion suspended, president Dana White announced Thursday.
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Thu, 09 Apr 2020 22:35:00
(image) The US Air Force has reported intercepting two Russian scout planes that entered its “defense identification zone” off Alaska. Moscow says it was a training flight and the planes came nowhere near US airspace.
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Thu, 09 Apr 2020 22:31:19
(image) ‘The View’ co-host Joy Behar shot down rumors she was leaving her position, confirming that mainstream US media in recent years is more about inspiring outrage with critics than thoughtful debate.
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Thu, 09 Apr 2020 22:02:20
(image) Representatives of oil-producing countries have reached a tentative agreement on limiting production, nudging upward the price of crude that plummeted after a Saudi push to flood the market that coincided with Covid-19 lockdowns.
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Thu, 09 Apr 2020 21:22:00
(image) Chinese Footballer of the Year Wang Shuang has returned to training and says the winning mentality of people in Wuhan was key to ending the three-month lockdown that saw her miss qualifying for the postponed Tokyo Olympics.
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Thu, 09 Apr 2020 21:16:00
(image) Tehran has released an Iranian national seen as a political prisoner in the UK as it fights the coronavirus. British activists and media rushed to say Iran’s move was not enough – while being blind to a bigger problem at home.
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Thu, 09 Apr 2020 20:48:46
(image) Following a brief surge, crude prices slumped again on Thursday, while OPEC and major producers led by Russia are still discussing a new output cut deal, expected to be a record one.
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Thu, 09 Apr 2020 20:01:00
(image) Russian diplomats called on their US counterparts to provide some actual evidence of allegations circulated by American media and officials that Moscow is waging a coronavirus-themed fake news campaign – but have received none.
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Thu, 09 Apr 2020 19:41:45
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Kate Middleton has revealed who her favorite person is that she has met and her answer might surprise many.
Thu, 09 Apr 2020 23:41:31
Emma Heming Willis isn't bothered by her husband, Bruce Willis, spending time sheltering-in-place with his ex-wife Demi Moore and their kids.
Thu, 09 Apr 2020 23:39:04
Reese Witherspoon is throwing it back to the '90s. 
Thu, 09 Apr 2020 23:38:12
Like much of the country, Nevada has all but shut down, with the bright lights of the Las Vegas Strip replaced with the flashing lights of police cars stationed in front of casinos amid efforts to slow the spread of COVID-19.
Thu, 09 Apr 2020 23:36:12
Lucy Lawless wants to provide fans a blast from the past during the coronavirus pandemic.
Thu, 09 Apr 2020 23:33:04
Pope Francis praised priests and those on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic as "the saints next door" during a Thursday mass at an empty St. Peter's Basilica. 
Thu, 09 Apr 2020 23:28:13
Former Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant praised Memphis Grizzlies rookie Ja Morant on Twitter Wednesday, making a comparison to Allen Iverson and the late Kobe Bryant.
Thu, 09 Apr 2020 23:27:19
Arizona Cardinals quarterback Kyler Murray is joining in on the effort to help those in need during the fight against the coronavirus pandemic.
Thu, 09 Apr 2020 23:24:38
Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden said Thursday again that “no one should have to pay for their coronavirus treatment,” but didn’t offer any specifics on how the treatment would be covered.
Thu, 09 Apr 2020 23:21:21
Respiratory failure associated with Covid-19 has sent the demand for ventilators soaring across the country. In Mississippi, an overwhelming surge of coronavirus patients hasn’t been as issue, by large, for hospitals around the state. But state and medical officials are preparing for the worse. 
Thu, 09 Apr 2020 23:20:41
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