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The United States Is a Force for Chaos Across the Planet

May 27, 2018 - 2:00pm
The United States Is a Force for Chaos Across the Planet

The United States is incapable of producing any results other than destruction and further fragmentation across large parts of the planet, argues Tom Engelhardt, author of A Nation Unmade by War. Since 1991, the US has been engaged in a misguided and destructive exercise of triumphalism that has cost nearly $6 trillion.

Pharmaceutical Makers Sending Drug-Spiked Water to Treatment Plants

May 26, 2018 - 2:00pm
Pharmaceutical Makers Sending Drug-Spiked Water to Treatment Plants

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Wastewater treatment plants taking discharges from nearby pharmaceutical manufacturers have "substantially" higher concentrations of drugs in the water, according to a new national study.
In the most extreme example, an anti-fungal drug was found at levels 3,000 times higher at a treatment plant near a drug maker compared to treatment plants that don't accept drug maker discharge.

US Treatment of Palestinians Has Grown Horrendously Cruel

May 25, 2018 - 2:00pm

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On May 14, Ivanka Trump, Jared Kushner, and Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin smiled for pictures in front of the new US embassy in Jerusalem with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. "Big day for Israel," Donald Trump tweeted. "Congratulations!"

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