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1983 CIA Document Reveals Plan To Destroy Syria, Foreshadows Current Crisis

As the Syrian crisis enters its sixth year, the Donald Trump administration is looking more and more like the Obama administration every day. With the Trump regime refusing to open useful dialogue with Russia regarding Syria, its obvious anti-Iran and pro-Israel positioning, and support for a very questionable “safe zone” plan for Syria, the odds of a rational U.S. 2,688 more words

World At War

US Supplies Poisonous Gas to Vietnam

“Poison Gas in Vietnam”, written by Seymour M. Hersh

Sometime early in 1964 the Pentagon asked the State Department to investigate and prepare a memo on the legality of the use of non-lethal gases in South Vietnam. 634 more words

Short Paper 1 - Remediation

Let's Talk About Common Principles and the Bigger Picture

The protests rail against Trump’s policy proposals, his weaponization of race, gender, and class stereotypes, and his allergy to evidence-based reasoning. Although not wrongheaded, the protests missed a critical component that may very well be the glue that binds disparate identity groups together and returns cohesion to the Democratic Party, and liberals more broadly. 687 more words

PEOPLE

Jeremy Scahill | Intercepted Podcast: The Clock Strikes 13, and Donald Trump is President

Jeremy Scahill’s new podcast Intercepted, episode one.

Intercepted  January 25 2017 To listen, click here.

THE CLOCK STRUCK 13 on January 20, Donald Trump is the president of the United States, and episode one of Intercepted is here.They break down Trump’s attacks on the media, that insane speech he g Intercept co-founder Glenn Greenwald and Editor-in-Chief Betsy Reed join Jeremy Scahill for a discussion on the crazy apocalyptic present in which we find ourselves. 123 more words

Activism

How (Good And Bad) People Spread Darkness

*edit, February 9, 2017 – I corrected a very few typos. Content is absolutely not changed. I probably shouldn’t correct typos in comments I’ve posted online, but I can’t help myself. 1,992 more words

General

What happened this month in history?

Please note that this article contains a sensitive image of the My Lai Massacre that may be upsetting to some readers.

November 1st 1755

Earthquake destroys Portuguese city of Lisbon… 1,391 more words

History