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Philip Terman: On the Way to Get Chicken Wings We Listen to a Podcast About a Somalian Struggling to Come to America

Most of the others have turned themselves in.
But Abdi is in the basement with his brother.

July 9, 2020 · 6 Comments

Warsan Shire: Home

no one leaves home unless
home is the mouth of a shark

December 21, 2019 · 4 Comments

Allegra Harpootlian: Ending the Forever Wars?

What if there’s an antiwar movement growing right under our noses and we just haven’t noticed because it doesn’t look like any antiwar movement we’ve even imagined?

June 27, 2019 · Leave a comment

Mary Beaudoin: How the Empire Gets Away With Expanding (Some Observations)

“This is the secret of propaganda: those who are to be persuaded by it should be completely immersed in the ideas of the propaganda, without ever noticing they are immersed … Continue reading

September 13, 2018 · Leave a comment

Video: Chris Hedges — “Fascism in the Age of Trump”

. Journalist, author and war correspondent Chris Hedges spoke at The Sanctuary for Independent Media in Troy NY on November 10, 2017 on fascism and empire in the age of … Continue reading

December 10, 2017 · 2 Comments

Conn Hallinan: Adding Up the Costs of Hillary Clinton’s Wars

The Greek playwright Aeschylus — who fought at Marathon in 490 BC, the battle that defeated the first Persian invasion of Greece — had few illusions about the consequences of … Continue reading

February 5, 2016 · 1 Comment

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