What Could Possibly Go Wrong? Seven Worst-Case Scenarios in the Battle with the Islamic State

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What Could Possibly Go Wrong? Seven Worst-Case Scenarios in the Battle with the Islamic State

Here are seven worst-case scenarios in a part of the world where the worst case has regularly been the best that’s on offer.

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Paul George: ISIS, American Exceptionalism and Perpetual War

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Paul George: ISIS, American Exceptionalism and Perpetual War

PPJC director Paul George dissects the concept of American exceptionalism and how it has led us a to an Orwellian state of perpetual.war. Free, Oct. 19 in San Mateo.

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‘Living wage’ law is unconstitutional – if you ask lobbyists

We need to put a stop to this unfounded constitutional argument. The businesses had their opportunity to make their case to the city of Seattle — and they lost.

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Marjorie Cohn: Drones and Targeted Killing

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Marjorie Cohn: Drones and Targeted Killing

The Bush administration detained and tortured suspected terrorists; the Obama administration assassinates them. This talk will explore the legal and geopolitical considerations of targeted killing and civilian casualties. Nov. 7 in Palo Alto

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Deeply Divided: Racial Politics and Social Movements in Post-War America

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Deeply Divided: Racial Politics and Social Movements in Post-War America

A fascinating examination of the politics of racial and social inequality in the United States.

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James Risen is not going to let the US fear-mongering machine win in secret

"This is the longest continuous period of war in American history. At some point, people should begin to think: what are the consequences of that?”

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