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The F-35 and the Incinerating Ski Slope Tuesday, April 25th, 2017

Thank you all for inviting me. There is no place I’d rather be on earth day. And that includes marching for science at the March for Science in Washington. Although I certainly support marching for honesty, and I’d even march for the cause of getting more scientists to march — and any other..

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How U.S. Race Laws Inspired Nazis Monday, April 24th, 2017

James Q. Whitman's new book is called Hitler's American Model: The United States and the Making of Nazi Race Law. It is understated and overdocumented, difficult to argue with. No doubt some will try. In cartoonish U.S. historical understanding, the United States is, was, and ever shall be a force..

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UDMF agrees to join local polls, local election in two phases Saturday, April 22nd, 2017

KATHMANDU: The ruling alliance and agitating United Democratic Madhesi Front (UDMF) have reached an agreement to hold the local level elections in two phases following the government readiness to endorse the revised constitution amendment proposal through fast track. Minister for Physical Planning..

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UDMF agrees to participate local election

KATHMANDU: The agitating United Democratic Madhesi Front (UDMF) has agreed to participate upcoming local election after the ruling coalition parties agreed to revise the constitution amendment proposal. The meeting of the coalition parties with the UDMF leaders held on Friday decided to form a..

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6 Madhesi parties in Nepal merge to form Rastriya Janata Party Friday, April 21st, 2017

KATHMANDU, (PTI): Six prominent Madhesi parties in Nepal today merged to form Rastirya Janata Party ahead of the May 14 local elections. The six parties that have merged into a single party include Tarai Madhes Loktantrik Party, Sadbhawana Party, Rastriya Madhes Samajbadi Party, Tarai Madhes..

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What Are The Super-Rich Democrats Waiting For? – OpEd Thursday, April 20th, 2017

Democratic Party loyalists are always complaining about the big-money fat cats behind the Republican Party’s candidates and platform. Over the last few election cycles, the Democratic Party has lost most state legislatures, governorships, the US Senate, the US House of Representatives and the..

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Nepal convicts soldiers of killing girl during civil war Tuesday, April 18th, 2017

KATHMANDU, (AFP): Three former Nepalese soldiers have each been sentenced in absentia to 20 years in jail for killing a teenage girl, only the second conviction for crimes committed during a decade-long civil war which ended in 2006. Fifteen-year-old Maina Sunuwar was tortured and killed after she..

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With more climbers traffic jam feared

SOLUKHUMBU: A surging number of mountaineering expedition teams at Mt Everest is posing a risk of ‘traffic jam’ on one of the world’s most treacherous climbing routes. The expedition teams arrive a month before at the Everest Base Camp to acclimatise before climbing the highest peak in..

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Houses for Mushahar community in Nepal Saturday, April 15th, 2017

By Yubaraj Ghimire, KATHMANDU: The Mushahar community in Nepal, a sub-community of Dalits in Nepal’s eastern Tarai region, is economically, socially and educationally marginalised, despite crores of Nepali rupees spent by the government and several NGOs over the years. However, on Nepali New..

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Never-Ending War in the Time of Trump and How to Stop It

The Mother of All Lies is this: you can fix things by blowing them up. Alcoholics should not drink, and people who cannot watch TV and distinguish it from reality should not watch TV. Donald Trump watches a lot of TV and may very well believe what it teaches, namely that blowing things up solves..

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Don’t Be a United Airlines Passenger Thursday, April 13th, 2017

Do not sit still like a United Airlines passenger in a video when an injustice is happening. If the other passengers had simply blocked the aisles, corporate thugs could not have dragged their fellow passenger away. If everyone on board had demanded that the airline offer higher compensation until..

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Op-Ed: U.S., Russia must repel greed, fear Wednesday, April 12th, 2017

John D. Rockefeller was incensed. It was the 1880s, and oil drillers had struck such enormous wells in Baku that Russia was selling oil in Europe at prices that undercut Rockefeller's Standard Oil. Having ruthlessly swallowed his American competitors, Rockefeller now schemed to destroy Russian..

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