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The Trump Administration’s Parting Outrage Against Cuba

Medea Benjamin, Leonardo Flores The Indypendent
The last-minute designation of Cuba as a state sponsor of terror will make it harder for the incoming Biden administration to lift sanctions and renormalize relations with the island nation.

Biden Given 100 Progressive Foreign Policy Picks

Kenny Stancil Common Dreams
"There are, in fact, an impressive number of people who could legitimately fill those jobs and question the dominant perspective on foreign policy and national security."

Post-Election Reflections on Sinophobia in U.S. Politics

Tobita Chow Organizing Upgrade
Trump speech notes The bulk of our progressive forces are focused on policy at the local or national level, paying much less attention to global dimensions. But the need for an internationalist agenda will tend to become more and more apparent as they grow in power.

Friday Nite Videos | December 11, 2020

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"Seditious Abuse" | The AG Coup Attempt. The Social Dilemma | Trailer. Dr. Fauci Explains Vaccine Safety, When It Will Be Available and Who Gets It. The War on Cuba — Episode 2. Weed Was the Real Winner of the 2020 Election.
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