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Tidbits - Mar. 11, 2021 - Reader Comments: Senators Against Minimum Wage; Jim Crow - Voter Suppression; Capitol Rioters; Cornel West; Iran Nuke Deal; China; British Royal Racism; Student Activism Scholarships; International Women's Day; resources; more

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Rouhani to Biden: If US Comes Back to Nuclear Deal, So Will Iran

Juan Cole Informed Comment
If Biden, on becoming president, lifts the US financial and trade blockade on Iran, Tehran will immediately return to scrupulously observing the terms of the 2015 nuclear deal or Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).

US Sanctions Are Designed to Kill

Kevin Cashman, Cavan Kharrazian Jacobin
Trump signing documents US sanctions are killing ordinary Iranians by the thousands. Through its control over the world banking system, America’s sanctioning power flouts international human rights law and poses a threat to the world.

Dire Consequences if Trump Pulls out of Iran Deal; The Mask Is Off: Trump Is Seeking War with Iran

Mitchell Plitnick; Trita Parsi Lobe Log
Trump seems determined to go forward with a very hostile program toward Iran, and, although a baseless U.S. pullout from the nuclear deal seems unlikely, even the so-called ‘adults in the room’ are looking for a pretext. The White House is committed to finding a way to claim Iran has violated the nuclear deal, regardless of the facts — just as George W. Bush did with Iraq.

Tidbits - October 6, 2016 - Reader Comments: UE Calls for Trump Defeat; Fact Checking Pence; Israel Seizes Women's Boat to Gaza; Women of Salt of the Earth; New York's Muslim Communities; and more...

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Reader Comments: UE Calls for Trump Defeat; Fact Checking Pence; Israel Seizes Women's Boat to Gaza and 13 dangerous women - What you can do; Who to Vote For-Lessons from the Past for Leftists; Prison Strike Continues-Now Joined by Alabama Prison Guards; Reader query - why did you use certain sources in your labor post?; Cubs and Socialism; Public Option; The Women of Salt of the Earth; Announcements: Labor and Islam; NYPD Surveillance of New York's Muslim Communities

The Iran Deal: Peaceroots Makes Itself Felt

Ben Wikler Huffington Post
The Iran deal's political survival means many things at once. It signals the decline of AIPAC and the Likud lobby. But it also marks a crescendo of a politically mature constituency for peace and diplomacy. It's a milestone in the ascendancy of a grassroots movement stirred to action by the Iraq war that has been building steadily since, a force that will shape the politics of war and peace in 2016 and the years beyond.
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