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'McDonald’s diplomacy': The nuclear deal has emboldened Iranian hardliners — and that shouldn't be a surprise

But in the months since the nuclear deal was signed in July, that optimism seems to be unfounded — and experts say that was predictable.<p>Reports that Iran has become more aggressive in its anti-Western rhetoric and policies have raised questions about why the deal appears to have had little effect …

Activists call on stores to remove aboriginal Halloween costumes

Aboriginal groups and supporters are again speaking out against cultural appropriation across Canada, calling on a number of stores to remove certain Halloween costumes from shelves.<p>Halloween Central, a store in Truro, N.S., has removed its Indian costumes after receiving complaints. But a store in …

The refugee crisis is going to blow Britain out of the European Union

The refugee crisis engulfing Europe is putting David Cameron's Conservative government into an impossible position. It may even trigger Britain leaving the European Union.<p>Long before the refugee crisis erupted, migration was one of the biggest factors in how people were going to vote in the EU …

Meet the Artists Who Play With the Rules of Documentary Photography

Valley View School, Mathare, Nairobi, Kenya.<br>James Mollison<p>1 of 20<p>Perched on a vantage point that offers him a sweeping view of the playground, …

Rain is sizzling bacon, cars are lions roaring: the art of sound in movies | Jordan Kisner

Photograph: Tim Knox<p>Skip Lievsay in his sound studio in Manhattan.<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/7/21/1437486693938/a9864c60-ca84-4ef7-b5e6-53a1149d1eda-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Tim Knox<p>Skip Lievsay in his sound studio in …

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This new documentary about the Indonesian genocide is so crazy you won't believe it really happened

Often that included squads killing their neighbors or those they knew. Estimates put the death toll at 1 million.<p>At the request of victims' families, filmmaker Joshua Oppenheimer has been confronting the now elderly death-squad members since 2003. However, since the failed coup, a generation of …

Obama's deal with Iran could hinder his successors, particularly Republicans

The historic agreement on Iran's nuclear program announced Tuesday virtually guarantees that the 2016 election will be fought over conflicting views of the outgoing president's record, since the pact's endurance depends on the willingness of future U.S. presidents to see it through.<p>Like the …

Bernie Sanders Destroys John Boehner After Speaker Calls Him Out Of The Mainstream

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders destroyed John Boehner with facts after the Speaker called him out of the political mainstream on …

Sanders Among The Least Wealthy Presidential Candidates

<i>This story was first published by Vermont Public Radio.</i><p>Sen. Bernie Sanders spends a lot of time on the presidential campaign trail talking about the plight of the middle class and the prodigality of the "one percent."<p>Meanwhile, Sanders and his wife, Jane, were likely in about the top 5 percent of …

A Father’s Struggle to Stop His Daughter’s Adoption

In the United States, when an unmarried man has a baby, his partner can give it up without his consent—unless he happens to know about an obscure system called the responsible father registry.<p>Christopher Emanuel first met his girlfriend in the fall of 2012, when they were both driving forklifts at …

Enter Sandman: why have Democrats fallen in love with Bernie Sanders?

I’m feeling the Bern – and lots of others are, too.<p>Since independent Vermont senator Bernie Sanders made his bid for the 2016 Democratic nomination official, he has, rather quickly, raised millions of dollars in small donations and attracted overflow crowds wherever he speaks. And despite the …