History does not repeat, but in this case it emphatically rhymes. With Trumpist war cries for his New Nazism, we cannot avoid the obvious parallels.
Reflecting on the 1994 midterm loss: a Secretary of Labor's insight
Revisiting the legacy of Henry Kissinger: war crimes overlooked by U.S. media’s adulation
The priority of U.S. officials must be to stop Israel’s massacre, avoid a regional war, and get out of the way so that other nations can help negotiate a real solution to the occupation of Palestine.
Doomed writers buried their accounts of the Warsaw ghetto in the hope that they could teach whoever unearthed the documents about good, evil, indifference and the importance of the truth as an act of resistance. They have left us a trove of papers on how to construct a life of meaning.
“The truth remains that a president is not his party’s king and has no automatic right to renomination.”
Norman Solomon reflects on 'the madness of militarism' in the Ellsberg Lecture
In short, “the real world we’re living in” right now won’t allow fundamental change of the sort we need. It takes a movement.
While those favoring complexity see foes as ignorant or wrongheaded, reductionists insist not only is “their truth” the only truth, but foes act from malice and bad faith.
Despite presidential misconceptions, Frederick Douglass is dead. But he continues to inspire people around the world.