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Ukrainians Breathe Sigh of Relief As Diplomatic Efforts Continue Between West & Russia

March 6, 2014

Professor Nicolai Petro lays out how the Crimea crisis could be resolved, as tension remains between pro-EU groups and Russian supported factions

Ukrainians Protest Oligarchic Rule

February 15, 2014
Nicolai Petro: Violence persists between opposition and security forces, as opponents use culture to divide strongly nationalistic Ukrainian groups and factions identifying with Russia

Students and Teachers Defend Education

February 9, 2014
Marc Steiner hosts a debate whether to delay implementation of the Common Core curriculum in Maryland schools and to cancel this year’s MSAs (Maryland School Assessments), with: Dr. Jack Smith, Chief Academic Officer of the Maryland State Department of Education, and Cheryl Bost, Vice President of the Maryland State Education Association.

US & Iran Relations

November 25, 2013
Robert Parry: Obama’s historic move to sign a nuclear deal with Iran sends a stern message to the new Saudi-Israeli alliance, which sought to thwart the deal and maneuver the U.S. into another military confrontation

Peace In Colombia

November 3, 2013
Social justice activists face grave risks in Colombia, considered to have one of the worst human rights record in the Western Hemisphere

Toronto police confirm existence of crack cocaine video; mayor dismisses calls for his resignation

November 2, 2013

Police investigation finds video consistent with existing media reports and leads to extortion charge of mayor’s friend and driver, Sandro Lisi

Latin America

September 22, 2013
Through harassment, arbitrary detention and violence, Mexico sweeps teachers and students

Drug Wars

September 11, 2013
Neil Franklin: Despite opposition from police and prison guard unions, Attorney General Eric Holder won’t go after Colorado and Washington for legalizing marijuana for recreational use

US Prepares For Syria Intervention Without UN Approval

August 28, 2013

Civilians will be the biggest loser in possible US strike on Syria