Sunday, March 29, 2020

Tag: American history

How ‘historic’ are we?

Truth to tell, the word historic does get tossed around rather loosely these days.

Redacting democracy: Blacking out the record of the grimmest aspects of...

“The struggle of man against power is the struggle of memory against forgetting.” Today, Americans are forgetting.

A plutocratic coup

We tend to believe that plots to overthrow the government are totally foreign to our national character. But we do do coups.

A tale of American hubris

Or five lessons in the history of American defeat.

Four Score and Seven Years Ago… at Disney World

Have we been living in a futuristic science fiction novel through the most bizarre American century yet? Tom Engelhardt discusses the demobilization of the American people and the spectacle of the 2016 elections.

VIDEO: A CIA Tie to JFK Assassination? Book on Ex-Director Allen...

David Talbot, author of "The Devil’s Chessboard: Allen Dulles, the CIA, and the Rise of America’s Secret Government," re-investigates John F. Kennedy’s assassination in Dallas in 1963. Did CIA officials have a possible role in Kennedy’s death?

Writing History Before It Happens

With an emphasis on the U.S. national security state and its follies, Tom Engelhardt explores nine repeat headlines, each a "surefire" news story guaranteed to appear sometime in the U.S. news stream between June 2015 and the unknown future.

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Is the DNC cheating? Again?

The DNC’s candidate always gains in the counting. And that is highly suspicious.

Set to approve $4.5 trillion to bail out corporations, Trump White House objects to...

"As governors and local leaders around the country are making clear, private efforts without more extensive government support are proving far from sufficient to meet the current and anticipated needs."
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Yale study says Medicare for All would save US $450 billion, prevent nearly 70,000...

The study in The Lancet found that Medicare for All, supported by Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren, will save money and is more cost-effective than “Medicare for All Who Want It."

Who will win the US presidential election 2020: A prediction as to the winner...

There is no doubt that Bernie will give a tough competition to Trump but if Russia provides any kind of data support to trump, he will outplace Bernie.