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Brain-Dead Diplomats: Why Did 51 American State Dept. Officials 'Dissent' Against Obama and Call for Bombing Syria?

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Vijay Prashad, Courtesy: Alternet, June 21, 2016
A troubling internal cable signed by a host of U.S. diplomats blames Obama for not striking Syria earlier. Close to half a million people are dead in Syria, as the country falls further and further into oblivion. Data on the suffering of the Syrians is bewildering, but most startling is that the Syrian life expectancy has declined by over 15 years since the civil war started. On the one side, ISIS holds territory, while on the other a fratricidal war pits...

Yes, the Adivasi Will Not Dance!

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Courtesy: IWF, June 20, 2016
Statement from the Indian Writers’ Forum The award winning writer, Hansda Sowvendra Shekhar, has given us insights into the conditions of Adivasi life, both as a medical officer posted at the additional public health centre in Beldanga block of Pakur district in Jharkhand, and as a questioning, truth-telling creative writer. We are distressed to hear from the media that the Jharkhand government has issued a notice to Hansda Sowvendra Shekhar “...

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