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October 19, 2017

7 ways to discredit a presidential candidate before the race has begun

Ksenia Sobchak, 35, announced her candidacy Wednesday for the Russian presidency. She is a journalist, TV personality and a former member of the Opposition Coordination Council. According to The Guardian, the council was formed in October 2012 to organize the political opposition and those not in power to stage protests, support candidates for local elections […]

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October 18, 2017

Fighting IS in Raqqa: When media includes the bigger picture

On Tuesday, the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) said it had recaptured Raqqa, Syria, from Islamic State (IS) forces after over three years of occupation. A spokesman for SDF said the military operations, led by a group of Syrian Kurds and Arabs and backed by U.S. airstrikes and ground forces, have ceased. SDF spokesman Brig. Gen. […]

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October 17, 2017

What’s hiding behind the bias in the Tom Marino coverage

On Monday, President Donald Trump held a Q&A in the White House Rose Garden, in which he discussed issues including opioid abuse in the U.S., the 2016 Ensuring Patient Access and Effective Drug Enforcement Act, and the nomination of Rep. Tom Marino (R-Pa.) as director of the Office of National Drug Control Policy. Last week, […]

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What’s the deal with Iran and Trump? The media’s spin makes it hard to tell

On Sunday, U.S. President Donald Trump did not recertify Iran’s compliance with its nuclear agreement. At the White House on Friday, Trump had announced he would not certify that the country was complying before the Sunday deadline, saying that Iran has committed “multiple violations of the agreement,” and was “not living up to the spirit of the deal.” […]