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What Trump and Biden Should Have Done in War on Vietnam Saturday, September 26th, 2020

Donald Trump and Joe Biden were athletes who got deferments and dubious medical-based exemptions to participating in the mass slaughter of Vietnamese, Laotian, and Cambodian men, women, and children. The common criticism of one or the other of them, based on partisan loyalty, is that he should..

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Peace Crimes Thursday, September 17th, 2020

A new book by Kieran Finnane has the title “Peace Crimes.” It refers to acts of civil disobedience against war, or civil resistance to war. My hope is that the phrase continues to sound as absurd as it does now, and that someday the phrase “war crimes” joins it in sounding outrageously..

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Kevin Zeese: Irreplaceable Wednesday, September 9th, 2020

Kevin Zeese was a major constant reliable presence in the movement for peace and justice. He used writing, editing, online and all other forms of communication. He organized events, protests, occupations. He risked arrest. He ran for office. He was an attorney and used the courts and shared his..

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Monopoly: Root of All Evil Monday, September 7th, 2020

From sneering dismissiveness of the coronavirus as nothing more than a common cold to a grand promise to find a vaccine, President Donald Trump is all promises. “We remain on track to deliver a vaccine before the end of the year and maybe even before November 1st,” he told a White House news..

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The Charlottesville Retirement Commission Is Hopeless Thursday, August 27th, 2020

“We are now faced with the fact that tomorrow is today. We are confronted with the fierce urgency of now. In this unfolding conundrum of life and history, there is such a thing as being too late.” –Dr. Martin Luther King Over a year ago, members of the public brought to the Charlottesville..

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Catholics Against Nukes: Archbishop Wester’s Hiroshima Vigil Tuesday, August 25th, 2020

In what is a turn-up for the books, a senior voice of the Catholic Church made something of an impression this month that did not incite scandal, hot rage, or the commencement of an investigation. It did, however, agitate a few editors. Archbishop John C. Wester of San Fe, in speaking at the online..

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Russian vaccine: The benefit of the doubt Monday, August 17th, 2020

Finally, Russia has announced the discovery of the Covid-19 vaccine or otherwise known as the sputnik vaccine. The vaccine has received regulatory approval from the health ministry of Russia for the people to be inoculated. However, the global medical fraternity seems to be reluctant to accept the..

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We are giving more than we get from India

After the Government of Nepal released a recent map of Nepal including Limpiyadhura and Lipulekh on 18 May 2020(05 Jestha 2077) than included in the National emblem of Nepal on 13 June 2020(31 Jestha 2077) with the majority of votes cast by the members of parliament. It was a good message for..

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Indian Media are making a storm in a teacup Sunday, August 16th, 2020

It is really horrifying to look at how Indian Television channels are ruthlessly worsening the historical relations and political ties between two nations Nepal and India.  The Indian media person Arnab Goswami a self-congratulatory person whose name itself is synonymous with barking journalism..

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Falang Food Dictionary’s word of the year is Reducetarianism Saturday, August 15th, 2020

Food has been one of the interesting areas of reporting these days. In-country like Australia, the culinary gossips would take in almost all the towns and the cities. Anyone gets excited to talk about which cuisines they love the most and the like.  I have been totally bamboozled at learning the..

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Extreme Moderation in the Spittoon: Kamala Harris for VP Friday, August 14th, 2020

The Vice Presidency has always gotten a degree of bad press in the US political system. Its ineffectuality is sometimes lost on the occupant, though not on John N. Garner, who considered  it “not worth a bucket of warm spit.”(R. G. Tugwell in The Brains Trust suggests that the measure..

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Macron Lectures Lebanon: The Condescending Politics of Aid Wednesday, August 12th, 2020

The explosion in a Beirut portside warehouse containing over 2,750 tonnes of ammonium nitrate on August 4 has done its bit to light more fires under Lebanon’s ruling powers.  With the blast still bloodily fresh and traumatic – the destruction of the city’s port with over two hundred deaths..

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Kashmir during  Coronavirus Monday, August 3rd, 2020

By Adnan Shafi, KASHMIR: Most of the leaders/scholars of the world are confessing the same thing that we may have to live with Corona in the for many years, so the world should be mentally prepared for the fact that there is no other option. Until the vaccine is ready, you will have to live a life..

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Falang English Dictionary’s word of the year is “Covidiot” Wednesday, July 29th, 2020

MELBOURNE: The act of compiling a dictionary is one of the fascinating and intellectually-daunting tasks for a lexicographer who works around the clock. I as a writer do consider the act of compiling a dictionary is something that makes someone linguistically fulfilling in what they do. To my mind,..

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Journey of Lal Bahadur Dhakal (Yogi Shree Shivashaktinath) Tuesday, July 28th, 2020

By Jyoti Dhakal, KATHMANDU: Late Lal Bahadur Dhakal also is known as Yogi Shree Shivashaktinath is the closest and most loved disciple of Shree Mahayogi Guru Gorakhnath and Paramhamsha Swami Nikhileshworananda. He is the Founder of Gorakshya Nikhil Philosophy. He gave the platform for yoga and..

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Guru Gorakhnath: At the time of Creation Monday, July 27th, 2020

During the time of Creation, when lord Bishnu was in a deep sleep on the water, a huge flower of lotus emerged from the naval area of lord Bishnu. This lotus was enormous. On the flower appeared Brahmaji from the blessing of Adinath. After his manifestation, Brahmaji in his curiosity reached the..

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Your love, my métier  Sunday, July 26th, 2020

NEWYORK: I am always excited to live with you because you are with me, who listens to me in all my sorrows and joys without any selfishness. When I am alone, you always come to me with your smile and make me feel that you are always with me. Your loving smile makes my life colorful again. I'm..

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