28 April 2011
Modern history and current events are aligned in this excellent text from Dilip Hiro. Beginning with a short, concise back ground history on the arraignment of empires before and after World War II, “After Empire” then focuses more closely...
20 February 2011
OK, all you leprechauns.

Here's a Riverdance quiz for you:

What's to love about two hours of joyous dancing, singing and hypnotically upbeat music of the highest quality?

Answer: Everything!!...
17 December 2010
When a copy of William A. Cook's latest book, The Plight of the Palestinians arrived in my mailbox, I initially felt a little worried. The volume, featuring the work of over 30 accomplished writers, is the most articulate treatise on the...
15 December 2010
Of course war creates jobs:
People who lie for a living,
and people who die for a living.

Both are in high demand/
Like a marine band/
Or an honor guard/

Next to the 'Nam diggers/
29 November 2010
Although the showing of David and Monsanto appeared to be a sold out showing at the Gateway Film Center on Sunday night, there were plenty of open seats--a result of online ticket buyers making other plans for the night. Or, for the more...
18 November 2010
David Swanson, author of "Daybreak: Undoing the Imperial Presidency and Forming a More Perfect Union," which rose to #1 among nonfiction books on the day it was published, will publish a new book called "War Is A Lie" on Monday...


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