Day: January 16, 2011

Christina Green's Civics Lesson

Wherein the author offers an apt summation of the rot at the core of the American political system. Last week, Christina Green got a lesson in American government and politics. The rest of us, apparently, did not. DAVID MICHAEL GREENREAD ON

The Logic of Imperial Insanity and the Road to World War III

Defining the Imperial Stratagem By Andrew Gavin Marshall  |Global Research, January 14, 2011 [print_link] In the late 1990s Brzezinski wrote up the design for America’s imperial project in the 21st century in his book, “The Grand Chessboard.” He stated bluntlyREAD ON

HOWARD ZINN: A people's war? (Part 2)

Excerpted from A PEOPLE’S HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES by Howard Zinn Chapter 16: A PEOPLE’S WAR?  [PART TWO]  For Part 1, click here [print_link] But there was no organized Negro opposition to the war. In fact, there was little organized oppositionREAD ON

HOWARD ZINN: A people's war? (Part One)

Excerpted from A PEOPLE’S HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES by Howard Zinn Chapter 16: A PEOPLE’S WAR?  [PART ONE]  For Part Two click here “We, the governments of Great Britain and the United States, in the name of India, Burma, Malaya,READ ON

ARCHIVES: Air America—gone and already forgotten

Liberalism revisited, with same results.   By Louis Proyect / January 23, 2010  [print_link]  It was perhaps more than just a coincidence that Air America, a radio network established in 2004 as a liberal alternative to Rush Limbaugh and company,READ ON