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Abby Zimet: Well done, Private Bone Spurs

The special forces hadn’t told Trump about the raid earlier because they worried he’d leak it.

October 29, 2019 · Leave a comment

Andrew J. Bacevich: What Obsessing About You-Know-Who Causes Us To Miss

24 Key Issues That Neither the Washington Elite Nor the Media Consider Worth Their Bother Donald Trump’s election has elicited impassioned affirmations of a renewed commitment to unvarnished truth-telling from … Continue reading

May 9, 2017 · Leave a comment

Tom Engelhardt: The Cost of Endless War

The money should stagger you. Journalist James Risen, author of Pay Any Price: Greed, Power, and Endless War, a revelatory new book about the scammers, counterterrorism grifters, careerist bureaucrats, torture … Continue reading

November 25, 2014 · Leave a comment

Malala Yousafzai: Drones Fuel Terrorism

Missing Malala’s message of peace: ‘US Drones fuel terrorism.’    On October 10, Pakistani teenager Malala Yousafzai–who received worldwide attention after being attacked by the Taliban for her advocacy for … Continue reading

October 16, 2014 · Leave a comment

Tom Engelhardt: America’s Soundtrack of Hysteria 

It happened so fast that, at first, I didn’t even take it in. Two Saturdays ago, a friend and I were heading into the Phillips Museum in Washington, D.C., to … Continue reading

October 9, 2014 · Leave a comment

Fascist America?

Originally posted on The Contrary Perspective:
Who Is Listening to You? By KokonutGrove As a student of American history and politics, in my lifetime I’ve witnessed a dangerous erosion of…

September 22, 2014 · Leave a comment

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