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The Energy 202: Trump under pressure to keep an Obama-era climate decision he hasn't tried to kill (yet) 20.2.2018 Washington Post
The Energy 202: Trump under pressure to keep an Obama-era climate decision he hasn't tried to kill (yet)
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Canadian Prime Minister Trudeau begins weeklong India visit 17.2.2018 AP Business
NEW DELHI (AP) -- Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau arrived in India on Saturday for a weeklong visit aimed at enhancing business ties between the two countries....
Iraq’s ‘Liberation Day’ 15.2.2018
Today is the 15-year anniversary of what was described as “the largest protest event in human history” – the Feb. 15, 2003 coordinated day of demonstrations against the imminent U.S. invasion of Iraq. On this occasion we republish an article…Read more →
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Ruud Lubbers, long-serving Dutch prime minister who led country to prosperity, dies at 78 15.2.2018 LA Times: Commentary

Ruud Lubbers, who as the Netherlands' longest serving prime minister led his country through economic turmoil to prosperity and helped shape the foundations of the European Union, died Wednesday. He was 78.

The Dutch government announced that Lubbers died in Rotterdam surrounded by his wife and...

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Budget Woes Sign of a Dysfunctional Empire 13.2.2018
Exclusive: The bloated military budget is justified on the assumption that the United States can and should police the entire world, but this approach is fundamentally unsustainable, warns Jonathan Marshall. By Jonathan Marshall President Donald Trump’s latest $4.4 trillion budget…Read more →
The Ghost of Fascism in the Age of Trump 13.2.2018 Truthout - All Articles
President Donald Trump attends a roundtable discussion in the Cabinet Room of the White House on February 6, 2018, in Washington, DC. (Photo: Mandel Ngan / AFP / Getty Images) Trump may not currently be in possession of storm troopers or planning genocidal acts, but he represents a form of fascism that is distinctive to the United States and needs to be remembered, analyzed and engaged for the lessons it can teach us about the present. While these ghosts of fascism can be terrifying, they can also educate us and imbue us with a sense of civic justice. President Donald Trump attends a roundtable discussion in the Cabinet Room of the White House on February 6, 2018, in Washington, DC. (Photo: Mandel Ngan / AFP / Getty Images) In the age of Trump, history neither informs the present nor haunts it with repressed memories of the past. It simply disappears. Memory has been hijacked. This is especially troubling when the " mobilizing passions " of a fascist past now emerge in the unceasing stream of hate, ...
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The Constitutional podcast finale: 'Ourselves and our posterity' 12.2.2018 Washington Post
In the "Constitutional" finale, we address listener questions about the history — and future — of the nation's governing document.
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Russian nuke researchers arrested for illicit crypto-mining 10.2.2018 AP Business
MOSCOW (AP) -- Two employees of Russia's top nuclear research institute have been arrested for using the facility's supercomputer for crypto-currency mining....
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The Energy 202: Budget deal picks winners and losers in energy industry 9.2.2018 Washington Post: Politics
One of the biggest victors: a nuclear power plant in Georgia.
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Russian nuclear scientists arrested for 'Bitcoin mining plot' 9.2.2018 BBC: Technology
Reports say scientists at a Russian nuclear bomb factory tried to mine crypto-currencies.
What's in the Senate spending bill? 5 lesser-known provisions 9.2.2018 LA Times: Commentary

The Senate is poised to vote on a spending package to keep the government running for the next two years.

The bill would replace strict budget caps that were imposed on federal spending in 2011. It would boost military spending by about $80 billion in fiscal year 2018 and $85 billion in fiscal...

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State Senate passes bill involving Hanford worker safety 8.2.2018 AP Washington
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) -- A bill to protect the health of workers at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation has passed the state Senate....
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Court: Idaho nuclear waste documents won't be made public 8.2.2018 AP National
BOISE, Idaho (AP) -- U.S. officials don't have to provide details about proposed shipments of extremely radioactive spent commercial nuclear fuel to the country's top government nuclear research laboratory in Idaho, a federal court has ruled....
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Hero or hired gun? How a British former spy became a flash point in the Russia investigation. 7.2.2018 Washington Post: Politics
Christopher Steele struggled to navigate dual obligations — to his private clients, who were paying him to help Hillary Clinton win, and to a sense of public duty born of his previous life
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U.S Energy Secretary to visit India 5.2.2018 Hindu: International
With nuclear cooperation in limbo, focus on trade in fossil fuels
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The Energy 202: Gas tax divides Republicans as the oil industry may sit out the fight 5.2.2018 Washington Post: Politics
It's an old debate with new political fuel.
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Trump’s request for even more nuclear weapons is flawed overkill 4.2.2018 Washington Post: Editorials
The addition of new low-yield nuclear warheads to the U.S. arsenal adds nothing to deterrence.
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Oldest nuke plant in the US closing a year ahead of schedule 2.2.2018 AP National
LACEY TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) -- The oldest nuclear power plant in the United States will shut down in October, more than a year ahead of schedule....
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Fidel Castro's eldest son, a bookish nuclear scientist, commits suicide 2.2.2018 Washington Post
Fidel Castro Diaz-Balart, who studied nuclear physics in the Soviet Union, was suffering from depression, state media reports. He was 68.
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Cuba state media: Fidel Castro's son has killed himself 2.2.2018 AP Top News
HAVANA (AP) -- The oldest son of late Cuban leader Fidel Castro killed himself on Thursday after months of treatment for depression, state media reported. He was 68....
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