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Friday Nite Videos | November 23, 2018

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Saudi Arabia. Alexandria Goes to Washington. The Quickie: Sarah on Prom Nazis. Get This: It's Not 'Both Sides'. Ion Drive: The First Flight

Saudi Arabia

Hasan Minhaj tackles the reality of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman's autocratic rule and, as a Muslim and an American, breaks down why the world should reassess its relationship with Saudi Arabia.

The Americans, the Saudis, and the Israelis: Assassins Without Borders

John Feffer Foreign Policy In Focus
Saudi Arabia's apparent assassination of Jamal Khashoggi might have taken inspiration from Russia and North Korea - or Israel and the United States. State-sponsored assassination is a ruthless gamble. But other countries have gotten away with it.

Tidbits - Oct. 25, 2018 - Reader Comments: GOTV Phonebanks, Voter Suppression, 2018 elections; Trump Conspiracy with Saudis; Migrant Caravan; Syria; Marx in Music; Solidarity with Cuba; Announcements - NYC, Berkeley; and more ....

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Reader Comments: GOTV Phonebanks for People of Color Voters; Voter Suppression, 2018 elections; Trump Conspiracy with Saudis; Migrant Caravan; Syrian Civil War; Marx in Music; Solidarity with Cuba; Announcements - New York and Berkeley; and more ...

Tech Giant Faces Crucial Decision Over Saudi Ties

Harper Neidig The Hill
The Saudi Public Investment Fund (PIF), directed by Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, with its $45 billion commitment, is the single largest contributor towards SoftBank’s Vision Fund.

Friday Nite Videos | October 19, 2018

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Moses Updates the Ten Commandments. Canned Heat | Election Blues. Does Saudi Arabia Own Donald Trump? Is President Trump Fascist? Donald J. Trump's Guide to Republican Greatness.

Does Saudi Arabia Own Donald Trump?

In this video essay, Mehdi Hasan examines Trump’s long history of doing deals with Saudi royals. Mehdi asks: “Does Saudi Arabia own Donald Trump?”

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