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New nuclear arms race, martial law both perilous

Perish the thought! You’re playing a perilous game!! Verily that is the singular message addressed to both President Rodrigo Roa Duterte and Donald J. Trump, the incoming president of the United States, regarding their recent statements that beclouded the holiday atmosphere: Duterte’s on removing the constitutional safeguards on declaring martial law, and Trump’s on reviving…

What do the Brexit, Trump victory and the Marcos burial have in common?

By BENJIE OLIVEROS Bulatlat perspective The people could gain insights from these three major yet seemingly unrelated events. Actually there are common threads that link these three events in world politics. First, these are all products of democratic institutions and processes. The Brexit was decided by a referendum. Trump’s victory, of course, was the result…

By Joel Connelly The Seattle Post-Intelligencer Posted by Bulatlat.com In what I hope was an early-morning miscue, the weekend KPLU newsreader recently told listeners that “labor bosses” were gathering in Wenatchee for the Washington State Labor Council’s annual convention. Defining terminology, on the airwaves and deftly inserted in mainstream media, has been one of the…