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“There Is No Military Solution” — But Obama Launches a New U.S. War in Syria

President Obama’s decision to bomb Syria stands in stark violation of international law, the UN Charter, and the requirements of the U.S. Constitution. And it portends disaster for the people of Syria, the region, and much of the world.

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Reese Erlich: Inside Syria

Based on first-hand reporting from Syria and Washington, journalist Reese Erlich unravels the complex dynamics underlying the Syrian civil war. New Book Release / Author Event Oct. 11 in Palo Alto.

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Why Ordinary People Bear Economic Risks and Donald Trump Doesn’t

When some members of Congress tried to amend the law to allow homeowners to use bankruptcy, the financial industry blocked the bill.

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Errors and Emissions

This just in: Saving the planet would be cheap; it might even be free.

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What the US Could Learn From Scotland’s Independence Vote: Democracy

The US should take a serious look at the systematic approach Scotland has taken to boosting turnout and voter engagement. This is what democracy looks like.

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    Based on first-hand reporting from Syria and Washington, journalist Reese Erlich unravels the complex dynamics underlying the Syrian civil war. New Book Release / Author Event Oct. 11 in Palo Alto.

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