Amid AIPAC Protests, Two Alleged JDL Members Charged With Assaulting Protesters

Two alleged members of the extremist Jewish Defense League have been charged with attacking protesters at last weekend’s AIPAC conference in Washington, D.C. The attacks mark the group’s most violent public incident in years.

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Trump’s Military Budget Won’t Pass – But It Might Not Have To

Analysts agree that Trump’s military-heavy budget “is dead on arrival,” but the effects of its proposal may still be significant. The proposal has already stoked concerns about possible cuts to valuable domestic programs, as well as lined the pockets of defense contractors.

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Fordham University Employs Bizarre Tactics To Curb Student Activism

Following previous efforts to block SJP, Fordham’s Dean of students insisted that University policy required he meet alone, behind a closed door, with a student representing the group, with a white noise machine turned on. Continue reading

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US Intelligence Apparatus Seems ‘Hellbent’ On Escalating Tensions With Russia

‘Improvement is possible,’ one activist tells MintPress, but ‘it’s going to be a real challenge to push back effectively against the whipped-up hostility toward Russia.’
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