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Winter is Coming: Castle Black, the Syrian Withdrawal, and the Battle of the Bases

Nick Turse

They called it Castle Black, an obvious homage to the famed frozen citadel from the HBO series Game of Thrones. In the fantasy world of GoT, it’s the stronghold of the Night’s Watch, the French Foreign Legion-esque guardians of the northern border of the Seven Kingdoms.

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"The Pain Remains": The Living Literature of War

Nick Turse

Do you remember July 8, 2011? Where you were? What you did? Whom you talked to? Anything at all?

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Jobs, the Environment, and a Planet in Crisis

Aviva Chomsky

When it comes to heat, extreme weather, wildfires, and melting glaciers, the planet is now in what the media increasingly refers to as “record” territory, as climate change’s momentum outpaces predictions. In such a situation, in a country whose president and administration seem hell-bent on doing everything they conceivably can to make matters worse, the Green New Deal (GND) seems to offer at least a modest opening to a path forward.

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