Tag Archives: Vietnam

Who’s to Blame for Losing Afghanistan?

By Peter Van Buren Source: We Meant Well Who should we blame for losing Afghanistan? Why blame anyone? Did anyone expect the U.S. war in Afghanistan to end cleanly? If so, you bought the lies all along and the cold … Continue reading

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Decriminalizing the Drug War?

Calculating the Damage from a Century of Drug Prohibition By Alfred W. McCoy Source: TomDispatch.com We live in a time of change, when people are questioning old assumptions and seeking new directions. In the ongoing debate over health care, social … Continue reading

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The World Will Not Mourn the Decline of U.S. Hegemony

By Paul Street Source: Consortium News There are good reasons to bemoan the presence of the childish, racist, sexist and ecocidal, right-wing plutocrat Donald Trump in the White House. One complaint about Trump that should be held at arm’s-length by … Continue reading

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We Have Met the Alien and He Is Us

By William Astore Source: TomDispatch.com We Are The Empire Of U.S. Military Interventions, Alien Disaster Movies, and Star Wars By William J. Astore Perhaps you’ve heard the expression: “We have met the enemy and he is us.” Cartoonist Walt Kelly’s … Continue reading

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Who’s the “Low Life Scum:” Kissinger or CODEPINK?

By Medea Benjamin Source: Information Clearing House A very angry Senator John McCain denounced CodePink activists as “low-life scum” for holding up signs reading “Arrest Kissinger for War Crimes” and dangling handcuffs next to Henry Kissinger’s head during a Senate hearing on … Continue reading

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Saturday Matinee: Combat Shock

By Oliver Hall Source: Dangerous Minds Frankie’s having a terrible day. His wife and infant son are starving. He’s run out of money and food. Now he’s going to be evicted. He’s got a gun. Let’s hear it for Frankie… … Continue reading

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Saturday Matinee: War Documentary Double Feature

“Hearts and Minds” (1974) and “The Atomic Cafe” (1982) are two of the most chilling and persuasive anti-war documentaries ever made (at least for viewers who are not psychopaths). Though the editorial choices of both films clearly reflect an anti-war … Continue reading

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