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The Case Against Humane War

In May 2013, Barack Obama delivered a speech at the National Defense University in which he defended the war on terror, then in its twelfth year. Though remembered as an antiwar candidate, Obama actually had never declared opposition to the war on terror itself. Rather, the problem, as Obama saw…
bubmag
September 8, 2021
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Facebook updating its policies to clarify what it considers satire

The change follows recommendations from Facebook's Oversight Board Facebook plans to update its community standards to clarify how it treats satire on its platform following recommendations from its Oversight Board. The change to its community standards comes as the Oversight Board investigated a user who posted a satirical meme depicting…
bubmag
June 20, 2021
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Serj Tankian Thanks President Biden for Recognizing Armenian Genocide

Serj Tankian thanked President Joe Biden Saturday after the president declared April 24th as “Armenian Remembrance Day,” which coincides with the United States recognizing the 1915 Armenian genocide for the first time. “Thank you to President Joe Biden for properly recognizing the #ArmenianGenocide today,” the System of the Down singer wrote on…
bubmag
April 24, 2021
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Biden Declares Mass Killings of Armenians a Genocide

The Turkish government, as well as human rights activists and ethnic Armenians, had a muted response to the news, describing the move as largely symbolic. A torchlight procession in Yerevan on Friday to mark the 106th anniversary of the massacres in which about 1.5 million ethnic Armenians were killed during…
bubmag
April 24, 2021