William Blum

William Blum is an American author, historian, and critic of United States foreign policy. He studied accounting in college. Later he had a low-level computer-related position at the United States Department of State in the mid-1960s. Initially an anti-communist with dreams of becoming a foreign service officer, he said he became disillusioned by the Vietnam War. Blum can be reached at: BBlum6@aol.com

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Saturday, February 13, 2016 - 10:15pm
After Antonin Scalia’s Death, What’s Next for the Supreme Court?
Justice Antonin Scalia is dead , and his passing is nothing less than a legal and political earthquake. It will have a huge impact, not only on the court’s present term but on the course of constitutional law. Beginning with his appointment to the high court in 1986, Scalia was the intellectual...
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Sunday, January 10, 2016 - 12:30pm
A US Media Lost in Propaganda
Vulgar, crude, racist and ultra-sexist though he is, Donald Trump can still see how awful the American mainstream media is. I think one of the main reasons for Donald Trump’s popularity is that he says what’s on his mind and he means what he says, something rather rare amongst American politicians...
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Saturday, June 4, 2011 - 12:30pm
US Targeting Cuba’s Health-Care System
In January, the government of the United States of America saw fit to seize $4.207 million in funds allocated to Cuba by the United Nations Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria for the first quarter of 2011, Cuba has charged. The UN Fund is a $22 billion a year program that works to...
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