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While Clinching Deals With Communist China, Trump Cracks Down on Trade and Travel to Cuba | Medea Benjamin

"All the Cubans we talked to thought the sonic attack was a bunch of baloney. From taxi drivers to government officials to dissidents, Cubans told our group that the whole episode was concocted to justify turning back the clock on Obama’s détente with Cuba." (Photo: Courtesy of Author)

On Wednesday, November 8, just as President Trump was clinching new business deals with the repressive Communist government of China, the Trump administration announced its new rules rolling back President Obama’s opening with Cuba. The new regulations restricting travel and trade with the Caribbean island will make it once again illegal for Americans to travel to Cuba without a special ...

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The 2013 DC Drones Conference: 5 Big Takeaways | Scarry Thoughts

So much went on this past weekend at the 2013 CODEPINK Drone Summit “Drones Around the Globe: Proliferation and Resistance” in Washington, DC — before I head back to Chicago I want to emphasize the really big realizations that I’m taking away with me. (1) The first-hand stories make this scourge un-ignorable (2) A war against communities of color (3) ...

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