Monday, February 17, 2020

Tag: history

Erasing History in Mesopotamia

Since the Islamic State rose out of the ashes of al Qaeda in Iraq, oil and other resource smuggling are just a few things funding this endeavor. Is this how the criminal gang now controls major cities throughout the Middle East?

Our Mania for Hope Is a Curse

“Humanity is never stationary." And it's only those who accept the very real possibility of dystopia that are the likely ones to carry out the self-sacrifice necessary for revolt.

40 Years After the US Defeat and the Liberation of Vietnam,...

Is the Pentagon's latest PR initiative to rewrite and distort the history of the Vietnam War? The Veterans for Peace campaign is calling out the Pentagon and pressuring them to correct the historical falsehoods. We need to keep the Pentagon honest.

Journalism as Subversion

Global capitalism erases the world's stories and histories. It seeks to shut out our voices, hopes and dreams by replacing the actual and the real with fake and false. Is its ultimate goal to create a vast historical amnesia?

Re-Defending the Alamo

The Battle of the Alamo rages on as the lone state senator, Donna Campbell, is re-defending the Alamo from the invading forces of the United Nations. So what spurred her to rush to the barricades of the Alamo?

President Obama Drones On And On; Ranks Of New Terrorists Swell

What will President Obama be known for in future history books? It could be for some positive changes he made for his citizens or it could be for his poor decision to open the door to drone warfare.

Ghost Dance: Five Facts about Our Vanished Nations

In his column, Thomas Magstadt lists a few facts about U.S. history from a new book about Indigenous people of the nation written from the perspective of non-Indigenous people. It's time we as a nation recognize our past wrongs so we can finally heal.

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Driving the Trump rampage: Making the unacceptable acceptable

In Trump's crooked model, only total power allows an autocrat to achieve the highest goal: make what was before unacceptable seem acceptable, staunch public resistance by damned.