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Neoliberalism: How Seeing Markets as Perfect Turned into an Ideology Justifying Crony Capitalism

Neoliberalism: How Seeing Markets as Perfect Turned into an Ideology Justifying Crony Capitalism | Global Geopolitics & Political Economy | Scoop.it
You can be pro-market and anti-neoliberal.
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The year of Trump has laid bare the US constitution’s serious flaws | Jonathan Freedland

The year of Trump has laid bare the US constitution’s serious flaws | Jonathan Freedland | Global Geopolitics & Political Economy | Scoop.it
I once wrote a hymn of praise to the achievements of the founding fathers. There’s still much to celebrate – but their inspirational vision needs an urgent update, writes Guardian columnist Jonathan Freedland
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Analysis | 12 things we can definitively say the Russia investigation has uncovered so far

Analysis | 12 things we can definitively say the Russia investigation has uncovered so far | Global Geopolitics & Political Economy | Scoop.it
A lot has happened since Robert Mueller was appointed in May. But seven months in, there's also no smoking gun.
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The First Intifada showed that if we stay silent, we lose

The First Intifada showed that if we stay silent, we lose | Global Geopolitics & Political Economy | Scoop.it
Palestine experiences a plethora of daily human rights violations by the Israeli occupation. However, the soundtrack of gunshots, teargas thrown between homes, the armoured jeeps' doors closin
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Turkey's Erdogan seeks to lead Muslim response on Jerusalem

Turkey's Erdogan seeks to lead Muslim response on Jerusalem | Global Geopolitics & Political Economy | Scoop.it
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has previously described moving the US embassy to Jerusalem as a 'red line' for Muslims
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Scholar Henry Giroux: "Matters are much worse than when Trump first started"

Scholar Henry Giroux: "Matters are much worse than when Trump first started" | Global Geopolitics & Political Economy | Scoop.it
Award-winning news and culture, features breaking news, in-depth reporting and criticism on politics, business, entertainment and technology.
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The Trump-Russia Story Is Coming Together. Here's How to Make Sense of It – BillMoyers.com

The Trump-Russia Story Is Coming Together. Here's How to Make Sense of It – BillMoyers.com | Global Geopolitics & Political Economy | Scoop.it
The news is coming so fast and furious, from so many sources and in so many fragments, that it takes more than a scorecard to keep up with the Trump-Russia connection. It takes a timeline — a “map,” if you will, of where events and names and dates and deeds converge into a story that makes sense of the incredible scandal of the 2016 election and now of the Trump administration. Continue reading
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Time running out to avert North Korea war, White House warns

Time running out to avert North Korea war, White House warns | Global Geopolitics & Political Economy | Scoop.it
Time running out to avert North Korea war, White House warns
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A Massive Crime Against Humanity in Preparation - A Time to End Complacency and Do Something to Oppose This War Before It's Too Late. There is no country that will not be adversely affected by an unnecessary war in Korea which could easily become a world war.

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Abbas warns world leaders over Trump's recognition of Jerusalem

Abbas warns world leaders over Trump's recognition of Jerusalem | Global Geopolitics & Political Economy | Scoop.it
Palestinian president seeks to rally support amid growing speculation White House plans to move US embassy from Tel Aviv
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Arabic press review: Kurds control one-fourth of Syria, including key resources

Arabic press review: Kurds control one-fourth of Syria, including key resources | Global Geopolitics & Political Economy | Scoop.it
As SDF forces take control of east bank of the Euphrates, Trump manages to unite Palestinians in defiance against his apparent plans for Jerusalem
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Ten arrested over murder of Maltese journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia

Ten arrested over murder of Maltese journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia | Global Geopolitics & Political Economy | Scoop.it
Malta’s PM, Joseph Muscat, offers ‘personal commitment’ that those responsible for the killing will be found
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'We'll see the battle lines': Trump faced by Native American alliance over Bears Ears

'We'll see the battle lines': Trump faced by Native American alliance over Bears Ears | Global Geopolitics & Political Economy | Scoop.it
The president is expected to announce the shrinking of two national monuments on a visit to Utah but native tribes are uniting to oppose a ‘monumental mistake’
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A former nuclear test site in San Francisco is turning into an $8 billion neighborhood for the middle class — take a look inside

The San Francisco Naval Shipyard was once home to a secretive nuclear testing facility. Now Lennar Corp. is building luxury condominiums there.
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E.U. Hoped Balkan Border Deal Would Be Model for Peace. Then It Collapsed.

E.U. Hoped Balkan Border Deal Would Be Model for Peace. Then It Collapsed. | Global Geopolitics & Political Economy | Scoop.it
Croatia refuses to recognize a ruling on its 26-year border dispute with Slovenia, leaving the bloc without a model for conflict resolution for other Western Balkan nations.
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Israel TV: Saudi Arabia, Egypt gave Trump green light regarding Jerusalem

Israel TV: Saudi Arabia, Egypt gave Trump green light regarding Jerusalem | Global Geopolitics & Political Economy | Scoop.it
Israel's News 10 said Saudi Arabia and Egypt gave US President Donald Trump the go ahead to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and move the US embassy from Tel Aviv to the occupied city.
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US believed it would 'undoubtedly win' war with North Korea in 1994 – but with huge casualties

US believed it would 'undoubtedly win' war with North Korea in 1994 – but with huge casualties | Global Geopolitics & Political Economy | Scoop.it
Declassified document predicted massive losses for US and South and Pyongyang has since made dramatic strides in nuclear and missile technology
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As Venezuela disintegrates, Maduro consolidates power

As Venezuela disintegrates, Maduro consolidates power | Global Geopolitics & Political Economy | Scoop.it
Dozens of officials are arrested in an anti-corruption drive. Many say it’s a purge of the president’s rivals
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Europe’s Growing Muslim Population

Europe’s Growing Muslim Population | Global Geopolitics & Political Economy | Scoop.it
Even with no new migration, Muslims are projected to increase as a share of Europe's population.
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The President Trying to Rebuild Decent Democratic Leadership

The President Trying to Rebuild Decent Democratic Leadership | Global Geopolitics & Political Economy | Scoop.it
Read more about South Korea’s Moon Jae-in the rest of FP’s 2017 Global Thinkers.
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100 years after independence from Moscow, Finland anchored firmly to West

100 years after independence from Moscow, Finland anchored firmly to West | Global Geopolitics & Political Economy | Scoop.it
A century after gaining independence from its powerful neighbour Russia, Finland continues to consolidate its ties to the West, as tensions flare between Moscow and the West.
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Did American Missile Defense Fail in Saudi Arabia?

Did American Missile Defense Fail in Saudi Arabia? | Global Geopolitics & Political Economy | Scoop.it
Saudi Arabia and President Trump said a missile fired from Yemen was shot down. But photos and videos from the scene tell a different story.
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Yemen's Saleh ruled by shifting alliances as nation crumbled

Yemen's Saleh ruled by shifting alliances as nation crumbled | Global Geopolitics & Political Economy | Scoop.it
Ali Abdullah Saleh survived for decades as Yemen’s strongman, the master of shifting alliances, playing both sides — or flipping sides freely — in the multiple guerrilla conflicts and civil wars that tore apart his impoverished nation throughout his life. But his last switch proved his end.
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Governments see re-election hopes rise as unemployment rates fall

Governments see re-election hopes rise as unemployment rates fall | Global Geopolitics & Political Economy | Scoop.it
News that Canada's unemployment rate has hit its lowest point since early 2008 bodes well for the Liberals' re-election chances in 2019, as well as Finance Minister Bill Morneau.
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Germany’s dystopian plans for Europe: from fantasy to reality?

Germany’s dystopian plans for Europe: from fantasy to reality? | Global Geopolitics & Political Economy | Scoop.it
For Germany, the idea of Europeanism has provided the country’s elites with the perfect alibi to conceal their hegemonic project behind the ideological veil of 'European integration'. 
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