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Front Page Last Updated: Apr 30, 2017 - 8:56:14 AM


Labour
In the Age of Trump, Can Labor Unite?
Donald Trump performed far better among union voters than previous Republican candidates, but since taking office has enacted disastrous anti-worker policies. Now, some unions are organizing their members around an explicitly progressive analysis, hoping to unlock the power of workers to help lead the resistance.

Apr 29, 2017 - 9:43:22 AM

Africa
How Republic of Congo's Crackdown on the Once-Dormant 'Ninja' Rebel Group Is Backfiring
In 2015 and 2016, Denis Sassou Nguesso—who has served as president of the Republic of Congo for two stints totaling more than 30 years—orchestrated a constitutional referendum and election that allowed him to stay in office.

Apr 29, 2017 - 9:40:57 AM

Defence & Arms
Turkey May Launch New Ground Offensive against US-Backed Forces in Syria
Turkey's President Erdogan is trying to coerce President Trump into shifting American support from Kurdish forces toward Turkey's proxies in Syria, which include al Qaeda-linked elements. Erdogan may launch a new ground operation into Syria in order to create ground realities that could force the U.S. to reconsider his demands.

Apr 29, 2017 - 9:39:19 AM

Dark Side
Keep Your Eyes on the Protests in Russias Provinces
While the world watches Moscow for signs of unrest, hundreds of small-scale protests are heating up in Putin’s heartland.

Apr 29, 2017 - 9:37:40 AM

Dysfunctions
Inside the Trump Marriage: Melania's Burden
Until November 8, Melania Trump’s marriage provided her with a golden Fifth Avenue fortress, at a price—putting up with her husband’s humiliations and boorishness. From Melania’s ill-fated campaign appearances to her apparent reluctance to embrace the role of First Lady: how a very private woman is coping with the intense public scrutiny of her marriage.

Apr 29, 2017 - 9:35:34 AM


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Labour
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