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America’s incurable illness

Parkland might seem to have shaken the United States, but the gun debate will go on as insoluble as ever

Trump has inspired the apolitical to become involved in politics (Photo: Gage Skidmore @ Flickr)

Not my President: how Donald Trump threatens the entire world – and what we can do to stop him

Donald Trump is the peace movement’s greatest enemy, but he could become its greatest asset, writes CND volunteer Lily Sheehan

Hundreds of refugees from Libya line up for food at a transit camp near the Tunisia-Libya border. 
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Britain’s shameful abandonment of Libya needs to end

The exposure of refugees being sold as slaves in Libya raises uncomfortable questions about our national debt of conscience

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Student anger at Trump’s Jerusalem announcement

The US president’s recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel is to be met with demonstrations by pro-Palestine student groups

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Atmospheric CO2 reaches record highs

The last time levels were this high was three to five million years ago

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Review: Malika Booker at the Manchester Literature Festival

Poet Malika Booker talks politics at the Manchester Literature Festival

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NFL Protests in Response to Trump’s Divisive Comments

Select NFL players are taking a stand by taking a knee.

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Summer 2017 Review: Westeros vs. The West Wing

How the gory, magical escapism of ‘Game of Thrones’ lost out to a White House in chaos

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Manchester attack: He called this city home, too

We must ‘go beyond simplistic notions of madness, religion, and love. Instead, we must turn to issues of poverty, crime, drugs, alienation, integration, and more’

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The future of journalism by future journalists

We talk to our editorial team one last time to let loose on all our media-based frustrations

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A new traditionalism in political debate

We ought to understand ourselves, then engage with our families, friends, and communities before taking to the streets in rage

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Newfound popularity for President Bush

America needs a real opposition to Donald Trump, not the plastic exterior of President George W. Bush’s recent resurgence in popularity