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Why Is NPR Giving Ample Air-Time To Anti-Iran Deal Propaganda?

by Ben Armbruster

Lobe Log, Dec-20-2017 |

National Public Radio isn’t typically known for trafficking in right-wing talking points, but the radio news network more generally favored by Americans of progressive persuasion has been quietly garnering a reputation among Washington insiders for promoting opponents of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action–as the Iran nuclear deal is formally known–and letting them air their talking points largely unchallenged... Read More »

Clinton Should Say More About Syria

by Michelle Dixon

U.S.NEWS, Oct-19-2016 |

One of the biggest foreign policy challenges the next president will face is what the United States should do about Syria. By now, we all know the carnage a devastating war has brought to all sides of the conflict and the civilian population there. In addition to the security threat from the so-called Islamic State group, more than 400,000 people have been killed, 9 million have been displaced because of the war, and nearly 5 million of those have fled Syria all together – going mostly to nearby Turkey, Jordan or Lebanon... Read More »

Zika Messaging

by Jeff Blum

Sep-27-2016 | Letter

Resources dedicated to fight the spread of the Zika are running low. Congress should put partisan politics aside and provide funding to combat the virus. Because Zika primarily threatens pregnant women, sound family planning policies must be a central part of combating this virus.... Read More »

Refugee Messaging

by Jeff Blum

Sep-27-2016 | Letter

We must raise awareness that women and girls fleeing violence and economic hardship are vulnerable to sexual exploitation, violence and abuse; and we must do more to increase options for assistance. ... Read More »

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