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The Pandemic and Oil

Conn Hallinan Foreign Policy in Focus
With oil prices down and wealthy countries bungling COVID-19, the pandemic has exposed the weaknesses that wealth papers over. The relationship between wealth and favorable outcomes only works when that wealth is invested in the many, not the few.

Friday Nite Videos | August 21, 2020

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Comedian Sarah Cooper Riffs on Trump at DNC. First Time Reaction | The Rolling Stones - Gimme Shelter. Coup 53: The CIA, MI6 and the Plot Against Iran. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s Full Speech at the DNC. Joe Biden: Acceptable Under the Circumstances.

Coup 53: The CIA, MI6 and the Plot Against Iran

A new documentary about Iran reveals how MI6 and the CIA collaborated in the 1953 coup that overthrew the country's first democratically elected leader Mohammed Mossadegh. Click here for screenings.

The Deceptive Trump, UAE-Israel ‘Peace Deal’

Medea Benjamin, Ariel Gold (Consortium News) Jennifer Hansler, Richard Roth (CNN) Consortium News / CNN
Among the most brutal realities for Palestinians is loss of support from Arab states, who pay lip service to their own populations, while drawing closer to Israel with economic interests and Iran in mind.

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Reader Comments: Defeat Trump, Defeat His Base, Elect Progressives; Kamala Harris and another VP candidate - Charlotta Bass; COVID; Danger - October Surprise with Iran or China; Matt Herron - R.I.P.; Republican Voters Against Trump; Announcements
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