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The Human Costs of Trump’s Refugee Ban

The Human Costs of Trump’s Refugee Ban

Legal challenges to Donald Trump’s “Muslim ban” are mounting. Federal judges have suspended the order, which blocks immigration from seven Muslim-majority countries and suspends refugee settlement from everywhere, while federal cases wind their way through the courts....

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Don’t Play Into Trump’s Hands on the Muslim Ban

Don’t Play Into Trump’s Hands on the Muslim Ban

I’m a Muslim woman and a social justice advocate. I’m terrified, heartbroken, and outraged by Donald Trump’s “Muslim ban.” As I watched administrative chaos and rapidly organized protests unfold at airports all over America, I was overwhelmed with messages from...

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Trump Is Carpet-Bombing U.S. Foreign Policy

Trump Is Carpet-Bombing U.S. Foreign Policy

Very soon, Donald Trump is expected to sign an executive order regarding refugees and entry to the U.S. for a whole swathe of people. In effect, the edict would be aimed at banning Muslims from the United States, demonizing people from Muslim-majority countries across...

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The Final Obama Doctrine? Racking Up the Body Count

The Final Obama Doctrine? Racking Up the Body Count

During its final years in office, the Obama administration has devised a new form of warfare with major implications for how the U.S. government confronts its enemies. With the ability to quickly locate and eliminate potential adversaries with little to no risk to...

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YOLO Economics

YOLO Economics

The economy, we have been taught, is a cat with considerably more than nine lives. The bottom might drop out of the stock market, but it will rebound — again and again. The Chinese were on top of the world, economically, for a thousand years or more, but then the...

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Our Post-September 11 Fifteen Years’ War

Our Post-September 11 Fifteen Years’ War

On the morning of September 11, 2001, al-Qaeda launched its four-plane air force against the United States. On board were its precision weapons: 19 suicidal hijackers. One of those planes, thanks to the resistance of its passengers, crashed in a Pennsylvania field. ...

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The Globalization of Trump

The Globalization of Trump

Here at Emergency Travel Services, we believe that it’s never too early to plan your vacation. Or your emigration. Based on the latest polls, most of you are confident that Donald Trump won’t be elected president in November. If the election were held today, according...

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