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Salem-News.com (Jan-16-2023 22:00)

International Human Rights Organizations Call on President Biden to Close Guantanamo Prison

Today, 35 detainees remain at Guantánamo Bay prison.

(SAN FRANCISCO, CA.) - Guantanamo On the 21st anniversary of the first “unlawful enemy combatants” arrival at the U.S. naval base base at Guantánamo Bay, more than 150 international human rights organizations called on President Joe Biden to close the prison in a letter dated January 11, 2022.

Around the world, Guantánamo is a symbol of racial and religious injustice, abuse, and disregard for human rights.

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Salem-News.com (Jan-09-2023 16:00)

McCarthy and Insurrectionists Win House Speakership

The hardcore conservative wing of the Republican Party has it's way.

(SAN FRANCISCO, CA.) - Kevin McCarthy On the fifteenth vote, Rep. Kevin McCarthy finally got enough votes to become House Speaker, a hollow victory at best.

The anti-government Republicans used their new power to bring the House to a halt until they obtained major concessions from McCarthy.

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Salem-News.com (Dec-22-2022 22:53)

Peace Organization calls for the Release of Julian Assange

Julian Assange’s so-called crime was to publish records of war crimes.

(POULSBO, Washington) - Julian Assange Ground Zero Center for Nonviolent Action supports Julian Assange for exposing war crimes committed by the US Government, and demand that he not be extradited to the United States and that he be provided safe haven in another nation.

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Salem-News.com (Sep-13-2022 12:46)

GOP, the Law and Order Party (Not)

MAGA loyalists joined in calling for the FBI to be defunded and FBI agents to be arrested.

(SAN FRANCISCO, CA.) - Republican party On August 8, 2022, after months of DOJ’s unsuccessful attempts to retrieve presidential documents from Trump, the FBI executed a court-approved search of former Trump’s Florida home and seized many classified documents.

Shortly thereafter, Trump and a number of his MAGA loyalists called the search a politicized law enforcement act.

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Salem-News.com (Aug-18-2022 13:52)

Drama at Mar-A-Lago

The search motivated Trump to solicit his supporters for more donations.

(SAN FRANCISCO, CA.) - Trump crimes The focus of the FBI search of Trump’s home in Mar-a-Lago seemed to be directed at records Trump admitted failing to return to the Archives after he left office, which may result in charges including obstruction of justice, violating the Espionage Act and the removal or destruction of records.

Trump called the search “prosecutorial misconduct”.

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Salem-News.com (Aug-08-2022 14:53)

Inflation Reduction Act of 2022: The Path to Passage in a Nutshell

This bill tackles inflation by lowering the deficit and lowering costs for regular families.

(SAN FRANCISCO, CA.) - Inflation Reduction Act In the past, both Sens. Joe Manchin (D.WV) and Kysten Sinema D.AZ have blocked much of President Joe Biden’s agenda.

Now, Sen. Manchin and Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D.NY) have agreed to the "Inflation Reduction Act of 2022," which includes $790 billion for the climate and healthcare financed by a tax increase on the rich and big corporations.

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Salem-News.com (Jul-10-2022 21:05)

Mercenaries today: The Wagner Group

The outsourcing of a military project to the Wagner Group provided two major advantages to the Russian government.

(PORTLAND, Ore.) - The Wagner Group For many years, substantial military operations have been conducted by mercenaries, ranging from professional soldiers hired to fight wars for European potentates in the 14th century to the combat forces of Blackwater, a private company employed by the U.S. government to undertake violent activities in the “War on Terror” of the early 21st century.

Today, the Wagner Group, a shadowy Russian company engaged in the thriving mercenary business.

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Salem-News.com (Jun-07-2022 12:38)

Is Lasting Peace Possible?

We can reduce the stress humanity suffers under.

(OLDENBURG, Germany) - killer ape Our society, though, has a deeply entrenched assumption that stress is essential to life. Many of our social and economic structures are based on conflict. Capitalism’s need for continually expanding profits generates stress in all of us.

We’ve been indoctrinated to think this is normal and natural, but it’s really pathological.

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Salem-News.com (May-31-2022 12:21)

War is the Greatest Evil (Statement on the War in Ukraine)

Resist the war machine as best we can.

(POULSB0, Wash.) - End War War turns young men and women into murderers, when life has no meaning, when our political “leaders” and media outlets beat the drums of war.

Any war, proxy war, or increased hostilities between nuclear-armed nations greatly increases the chances of a nuclear war.

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Salem-News.com (May-09-2022 14:02)

Report from Germany: Refugees Welcome Sometimes

Many of the refugees will stay and contribute to society in their new home.

(OLDENBURG, Germany) - immigration Posted on streetlamps all over Germany are stickers showing fleeing silhouettes with the caption, “Refugees welcome – bring your families”.
Some have been blacked out with felt markers or ripped partially away.

The Germans have mixed feelings about refugees.

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