Tag Archives: Cold War

Saturday Matinee: A Short Vision

The Night Ed Sullivan Scared a Nation with the Apocalyptic Animated Short, A Short Vision (1956) Source: Open Culture On May 27, 1956, millions of Americans tuned in to The Ed Sullivan Show, expecting the usual variety of comedians, talents … Continue reading

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The Superpower That Fought Itself — And Lost

By William Astore and TomDispatch Source: TomDispatch.com After 19 al-Qaeda militants armed only with box-cutters and knives hijacked four American commercial airliners, the U.S. military moved with remarkable efficiency to rectify the problem. In the years since, in its global … Continue reading

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End of Nuclearism or the End of the World: Utopian Dreams, Dystopian Nightmares

By Richard Falk Source: Global Justice in the 21st Century We are living amid contradictions whether we like it or not, driving expectations about the future toward opposite extremes. Increasingly plausible are fears that the ‘sixth extinction’ will encompass the … Continue reading

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On The Beach 2017

By John Pilger Source: Axis of Logic The US submarine captain says, “We’ve all got to die one day, some sooner and some later. The trouble always has been that you’re never ready, because you don’t know when it’s coming. … Continue reading

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There’s Only One Rogue Nuclear State, and it’s the USA

By Bruce A. Dixon Source: Black Agenda Report This week marks the anniversary of two monstrous war crimes, the nuking of two undefended Japanese cities, Hiroshima and Nagasaki on August 6 and 9, 1945. The fake history I learned as … Continue reading

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How Fear of Russia Misleads Americans

NSA whistleblower Thomas Drake sees grave dangers in the U.S. government and media exaggerating foreign threats as a means to mislead and control the American public, reports Dennis J Bernstein. By Dennis J Bernstein Source: Consortium News Russia has been … Continue reading

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The Crisis of US Imperial Governance and the Struggle for a New World

By Danny Haiphong Source: Black Agenda Report “Economic crisis at home and endless war abroad has placed finance and monopoly capital in political disarray.” When I was here last year, I spoke a lot about ideology and how the struggle … Continue reading

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America’s Real Red Scare

The Slow-Motion Collapse of the American Empire By William J. Astore Source: TomDispatch.com Jump into your time machine and let me transport you back to another age. It’s May 2001 and the Atlantic Monthly has just arrived in the mail. … Continue reading

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