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Palestinian Rights Advocates Refuse to Applaud Israel-Trump-UAE Deal That Upholds ‘Ongoing, Devastating Apartheid’

Advocates for Palestinian rights vehemently rejected claims by the Trump administration and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu that Thursday marked a “historic day” in the fight for peace in the Middle East, after Israel and the United Arab Emirates forged a deal normalizing relations between the two countries. The newly-official diplomatic relationship reportedly came after …

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Progressive Groups Pressure Biden and Trump to Include Nuclear Disarmament in Campaign Platforms

A coalition of progressive groups on Tuesday delivered a petition with over 4,800 signatures to the presidential campaigns of President Donald Trump and presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden urging both 2020 candidates to incorporate “a vision for peace and serious nuclear disarmament” into their platforms. “We need Joe Biden to pull us back from …

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Lula Warns ‘Reckless’ Pandemic Response by Bolsonaro Leading Brazil ‘to the Slaughterhouse’

In an exclusive interview with the Guardian Friday, former Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva joined a chorus of people across the globe who have sharply criticized his country’s current far-right leader, Jair Bolsonaro, in recent months for irresponsibly handling the coronavirus pandemic. Lula called Bolsonaro a “troglodyte” and warned that he is leading …

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