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          Venezuela sanctions: Maduro Fumes at &#039;imperialists&#039; as US Targets Officials 
    
          March 10, 2015
    
          In an executive order issued by Barack Obama, the White House said the situation in Venezuela posed an “extraordinary threat” to US national security. Maduro, the Venezuelan president, reacted with anger in a televised address on Tuesday night, calling on his country’s Congress to grant him additional decree powers to “fight imperialism”.
    
          https://portside.org/2015-03-10/venezuela-sanctions-maduro-fumes-imperialists-us-targets-officials
  
  
           Breedlove&#039;s Bellicosity: Berlin Alarmed by Aggressive NATO Stance on Ukraine
    
          March 10, 2015
    
          US President Obama supports Chancellor Merkel's efforts at finding a diplomatic solution to the Ukraine crisis. But hawks in Washington seem determined to torpedo Berlin's approach. And NATO's top commander in Europe hasn't been helping either.
    
          https://portside.org/2015-03-10/breedloves-bellicosity-berlin-alarmed-aggressive-nato-stance-ukraine
  
  
          How an International Perspective Changes Our Understanding of the Civil War 
    
          March 10, 2015
    
          What value would be added by viewing the war from outside the nation? How does it change our understanding of the war to situate it within a larger international context?
One simple answer is that the war mattered greatly to the world. In newspapers and magazines, in meeting halls, churches, taverns, lecture halls, workers unions, and at posh dinner parties, foreigners followed the war with great interest and they debated what it meant for their future.
    
          https://portside.org/2015-03-10/how-international-perspective-changes-our-understanding-civil-war
  
  
          Beyond Reform: Essays Call for a Sweeping Reassessment of Incarceration
    
          March 10, 2015
    
          In the November, 2014, special issue of Socialism and Democracy, "The Roots of Mass Incarceration in the US: Locking Up Black Dissidents and Punishing the Poor," provides a penetrating analysis of a range of the issues involved and points toward the steps that are needed to turn around these horrors. This publication couldn't be more timely and relevant, as the mighty river of the Black Lives Matter movement flows across and brings new life into the country.
    
          https://portside.org/2015-03-10/beyond-reform-essays-call-sweeping-reassessment-incarceration
  
  
          Media Bits and Bytes – Big Deals edition
    
          March 10, 2015
    
          The left’s big net neutrality win; NN’s mobile revolution; Your snitching gadgets; Community broadband giveth; PBS taketh away
    
          https://portside.org/2015-03-10/media-bits-and-bytes-%E2%80%93-big-deals-edition
  
  
          Unions Suffer Latest Defeat in Midwest With Signing of Wisconsin Measure
    
          March 10, 2015
    
          Democrats assert that Gov. Scott Walker’s real motivation for signing the right-to-work legislation is more about politics than job creation: breaking a dwindling union movement in Wisconsin and boosting his standing as the conservative choice for the Republican presidential nomination next year.
    
          https://portside.org/2015-03-10/unions-suffer-latest-defeat-midwest-signing-wisconsin-measure
  
  
          Review: Oscar-Nominated Russian Film &quot;Leviathan&quot; -- Man vs. System
    
          March 10, 2015
    
          The great trial of Job is reborn in Andrey Zvyagintsev’s magnificent Russian film, Leviathan. Compellingly told and stunningly shot, the film is also not subtle. The bad guys—the trinity of the government, the court, and the church—are pure evil. They are Leviathan itself, the Biblical monster that cannot be caught or tamed or killed. The film contended at Cannes, won a Golden Globe, was nominated for an Oscar, but last month was snubbed at the Russian film awards.
    
          https://portside.org/2015-03-10/review-oscar-nominated-russian-film-leviathan-man-vs-system
  

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