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China's Xi talks tough on Hong Kong as tens of thousands call for democracy

Reading Level: Standard. Vocab words: anathema, impermissible, abduction, disqualify, lawmaker, choreograph, rhetoric, demonstrator.

Iran denies Israeli accusation of 'secret atomic warehouse'

Reading Level: Advanced. Vocab words: coddle, deride, rebut, pathological, ironic, committed, bombard, infuriate.

How will history judge President Trump? - BBC News

Reading Level: Expert. Vocab words: demean, rhetoric, humiliate, posterity, flout, indictment, lingua, tripod, insurgent, theorist, prophecy, countenance, empathetic, abrogate, impulsive, epithet.

Russia and China’s Growing Military Interaction; Surprised?

Reading Level: Advanced. Vocab words: adjoin, attache, bastion, dichotomy, perceive, sophisticated, loath.

The Solitary Twin – Harry Mathews | Full Stop

Reading Level: Standard. Vocab words: conceit, apposite, picaresque, perceive, accentuate, chronology, discursive, facetious.

Trump's assault on the department of justice is an attack on the rule of law

Reading Level: Standard. Vocab words: perilous, fatuous, partisan, despicable, jurisprudence, malfeasance, accustom.

Our Addiction to Elections Is Killing American Democracy | The Nation

Reading Level: Expert. Vocab words: zealot, partisan, dogmatic, disenfranchise, panacea, invective, evaporate, perceive, canard, falter, muddle, filibuster, irony, rancor, lobby, sedition, caucus, conformity, ideological, empirical, vestige, incredulous, characteristic.

Why the Battle for India’s Past Is a Fight for Its Future | The Nation

Reading Level: Standard. Vocab words: secular, reign, maroon, plural, bureaucrat, sophisticated, deity, artifact, demolish, ideological.

Sabarimala: Why has a Hindu temple divided India's women? - BBC News

Reading Level: Standard. Vocab words: deity, homogeneity, conformity, modernity, writ, dichotomy, misogyny, peddle.

Lost Utopias | Boston Review

Reading Level: Expert. Vocab words: utopian, autonomous, esoteric, inestimable, statecraft, stymie, indefatigable, orthodox, scuttle, languish, linguist, materialize, assimilate, emigrate.

The Nazis Among Us | The Nation

Reading Level: Advanced. Vocab words: expunge, vivacious, perpetrate, torque, accusatory, adroitly, incontrovertible, implicate.

President Trump Has Legalized Concentration Camps

Reading Level: Standard. Vocab words: incarcerate, ghastly, archipelago, modicum, barring, enjoin, subvert.

A Vision in Concrete | Boston Review

Reading Level: Expert. Vocab words: euphemism, moribund, precede, derision, belittle, monotony, raze, perceive, eschew, warrant, stentorian, unfortunate, ire, lethargy, exemplar, imperious, aesthetic, colossus, adorn, aqueous, sinuous, esoteric, animate, valiant.

Charlottesville: Is America Becoming the Middle East? | The Nation

Reading Level: Standard. Vocab words: horde, idolize, minutia, peddle, atrocity, entangle, bulwark, bastion.

Pope's cover-up crisis turns battle lines into first salvo

Reading Level: Advanced. Vocab words: manifesto, denunciation, machination, stranger, papacy, courageous, diatribe, penance, implicate, enrage, misdeed, penchant.

Brazilian Diplomats Criticize Temer Over Protest Crackdown

Reading Level: Standard. Vocab words: austerity, anarchist, ravage, repudiate, repress.

Could Julian Assange Be on Brink of Freedom?

Reading Level: Advanced. Vocab words: extradition, sophisticated, plead, covert, abet, extradite, indictment.

Sheikh Isa Qassim: What lies behind Bahrain's latest opposition crackdown? - BBC News

Reading Level: Advanced. Vocab words: coup, barring, machination, precede, embolden, interlocutor.

Viewpoint: Why the Kashmir government fall is a tragedy - BBC News

Reading Level: Advanced. Vocab words: derision, aggravate, adorn, ameliorate, antagonism, autonomous, irony.

A Circumnutation of Thought | Full Stop

Reading Level: Advanced. Vocab words: anthology, irony, latent, submerge, sentience, intersect, catalyze, aesthetic, muddle, inert, fissure, extremity, curator.

Power Struggle Seen Within Surging IS in Afghanistan | Voice of America - English

Reading Level: Standard. Vocab words: insurgent, affiliate, infidel, deceitful, fractious.

In crisis-hit Tajikistan, a personality cult blossoms

Reading Level: Standard. Vocab words: autocrat, embolden, burgeon, mutiny, pious.

Teachers Are Leading the Working-Class Insurgency | The Nation

Reading Level: Advanced. Vocab words: modicum, disfigure, efface, incipient, grotesque, acquiescence, austerity, speculator, miscreant, proletarian, abet, fetid, portend, latent.

ISIS vs. Al Qaeda: What Lies in the Future of Global Jihadism?

Reading Level: Expert. Vocab words: writ, actuality, affiliate, reestablish, imitator, modicum, perceive, ingratiate, penchant, fissure, fastidious, propel, covet.

The Politics of Russia's Primorsky Krai

Reading Level: Standard. Vocab words: fleet, bastion, accentuate, teem, allude, lull.

EU a haven from world's dangers, Macron tells Europeans

Reading Level: Standard. Vocab words: antagonism, bulwark, illiberal, precede.

On the debacle at Middlebury College | The New Criterion

Reading Level: Expert. Vocab words: persevere, dramatize, emanate, verbatim, oscillate, harried, gratuitous, malevolence, dispassionate, extol, agnostic, affluence, rancid, conformity, fabricate, illiberal, pyre, perversion.

China Could Win a War Against America in the South China Sea

Reading Level: Standard. Vocab words: pluck, regale, sovereign, colossus, partisan, conceit, pugilist, enfeeble.

Has Trump found Europe�s measure or vice versa? - The Washington Post

Reading Level: Advanced. Vocab words: cogent, coerce, reminiscent, transatlantic, hegemony, preamble, interlocutor, statecraft, irony.

The ‘World’s Greatest Military’ Is Indeed Great—at Defeating Itself | The Nation

Reading Level: Standard. Vocab words: imperil, sophisticated, lumber, implode, nemesis, irony.

In Egypt Election, el-Sissi Imposes Stability Over Democracy

Reading Level: Advanced. Vocab words: deport, precede, austerity, kidnapping, allude, incitement, confiscate, discredit.

Barbarian Virtues | The Nation

Reading Level: Advanced. Vocab words: baleful, propagate, preternatural, dutiful, workmanlike, subsistence, affluence, officious, portend, penury, agrarian, devour, prosaic, sedentary, denizen, accentuate, subsist, vociferous, abet, anarchist, modernity.

American Warfare�s Giant Open Secret | The Nation

Reading Level: Advanced. Vocab words: stymie, cower, perish, stipulate, impend, courageous, drone, pretense.

Kenya's election: Your questions answered - BBC News

Reading Level: Advanced. Vocab words: perpetrate, kidnap, mismanage, obfuscate, exaggerate, shrinkage, dispassionate, implicate.

Donald Trump’s Fixation on Fossil Fuel | The Nation

Reading Level: Advanced. Vocab words: illiberal, repudiate, obliterate, detest, prophecy, arable, ravage.

What Causes Some Cities to Become Sites of Revolution? | The Nation

Reading Level: Advanced. Vocab words: utopian, odoriferous, insurrection, raucous, impel, alderman, denizen, sacrilege.

Outlaw or ignore? How Asia is fighting 'fake news' - BBC News

Reading Level: Advanced. Vocab words: irritate, stifle, primeval, derogatory, propel, enrage, extrajudicial, existential, afflict.

Sir William Forsythe’s Freebase Nuptials – Sean Kilpatrick | Full Stop

Reading Level: Standard. Vocab words: fastidious, imitator, bemoan, expectancy, demented, hedonistic, gratuitous, consumptive.

The Last Man to Know Everything | Boston Review

Reading Level: Expert. Vocab words: temporal, reign, incisive, renaissance, befriend, dissertation, writhe, reactionary, panoply, enrage, caste, redound, peregrination, subsistence, aggravate, fortify, heterogeneity, glacial, preface, laudable, heterodox, idealize, chastise, obliterate, coercion, collier, heterogeneous, atavistic, solace, posit, arid, allusion, interrogate, predicate, inexorable, foist, connoisseur, lethargy.

The Republican Tax Bill Codifies a New Gilded Age | The Nation

Reading Level: Advanced. Vocab words: regress, ale, humiliate, oakum, predominate, migrate, congest, subsistence, rapacious, dissect, lawmaker, obligate.

Egypt Vote Overshadowed by Missing Contenders

Reading Level: Standard. Vocab words: reign, deport, berate, incitement, deplete, lawmaker.