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On Contact with Chris Hedges | Creative Forgetfulness with Eric Foner (Video)

Eric Foner, historian and author of “Battles for Freedom: The Use and Abuse of American History” discusses confederate monuments, the role of the historian and the lie of omission with Chris Hedges. 45 more words

Activism

No, Antifa, This is Not the 1930s and We Don’t Need to Punch a Nazi

So, to the question of, “Why do you use violence,” Antifa answers, “Violence is necessary against Nazis because you can’t talk to evil.” If this seems to mirror what imperialist America has been saying about its “enemies” for decades, that’s no coincidence. 4,186 more words

Activism

Review: A People's History of the United States

A People’s History of the United States by Howard Zinn

My rating: 4 of 5 stars

In a country famous for its historical ignorance, Howard Zinn sold two million copies of a 700-page history book. 2,207 more words

Books

Imagine Malaysia

It’s 54 years since we got together as Malaysia. That is already more than half of a century, a long time indeed.

Our forefathers came together desiring “in the true spirit of brotherhood and love of freedom” amidst all sorts of threats from everywhere. 1,623 more words

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“If patriotism were defined as loyalty to the principles of justice and democracy, then..."

Patriot Day, 2017

“If patriotism were defined as loyalty to the principles of justice and democracy, then patriotism would require us to disobey our government, when it violated those principles.”

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Those Who Rule Cause Ruin

“But the nations became wrathful and your own wrath came, and the appointed time for the dead to be judged and to reward your slaves, the prophets, and the holy ones and those fearing your name, the small and the great, and to bring to ruin those ruining the earth.” – Revelation 11:18…

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"The rule of law"

This blog is about the  Left’s rejection of the Constitution, which is more complicated and simpler than meets the eye, especially on a day when Jeff Sessions has announced a suspension of DACA as unconstitutional. 376 more words

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