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75 Years Later, the Lessons of Guernica
Seventy-five years ago, the Spanish town of Guernica was bombed into rubble. The brutal act propelled one of the world’s greatest artists into a three-week painting frenzy. Pablo Picasso’s “Guernica” starkly depicts the horrors of war, etched into the faces of the people and the animals on the 20-...
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Machine-Made News
The Internet as the Toy With a Tin Ear
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A Cup of Really Hot Coffee with Gingrich and Santorum
BROOKLYN — The latest bulletin on “religious liberty” is about Saudi journalist Hamzi Kashgari, who’s just been bundled off, by the government of Malaysia, to Saudi Arabia. Once he’s “home,” he’ll be flash-tried and summarily beheaded for blasphemy against Mohammed. Kashgari’s offense was to...
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Occupy Draws Strength From the Powerless
There is a recipe for breaking popular movements. I watched it play out over five years in the war in El Salvador. I now see these familiar patterns in the assault against the Occupy movement. It goes like this. Physically eradicate the insurgents’ logistical base of operations to disrupt...
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Fighting 1% Wars: Why Our Wars of Choice May Prove Fatal
America’s wars are remote. They’re remote from us geographically, remote from us emotionally (unless you’re serving in the military or have a close relative or friend who serves), and remote from our major media outlets, which have given us no compelling narrative about them, except that they’re...
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The Tax-Free American Aristocracy
PARIS — The Republican vision for America’s future keeps popping up in old movies. My latest flash of GOP déjà vu came unexpectedly, while I feasted with friends in a tiny Italian village. As we ate, the television unspooled a 1955 German movie dubbed in Italian. The only face I recognized was Romy...
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Nine War Words That Define Our World: 'Victory' Is the Verbal Equivalent of a Yeti
Now that Washington has at least six wars cooking (in Iraq, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Libya, Yemen, and more generally, the global war on terror), Americans find themselves in a new world of war. If, however, you haven't joined the all-volunteer military, any of our 17 intelligence outfits, the...
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The Blowback World of Chalmers Johnson
In going through my husband’s files, books, and papers after his death, I’ve been forcibly struck by two things. First, contrary to what many of his obituaries said, his writings and thoughts were remarkably consistent throughout his life. In other words, he was not a right-winger who became more...
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We're Not Being Told the Truth on Libya
Look at two other wars our government is currently deeply involved in - because they show that the claims made for this bombing campaign can't be true
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The New Newt
Earl of Sandwich: “‘ ’Pon my honor, Wilkes, I don’t know whether you’ll die on the gallows or of the pox.” Wilkes: “That must depend, my Lord, upon whether I first embrace your Lordship’s principles, or your Lordship’s mistresses.” —John Wilkes, Sir Charles Petrie, The Four Georges Newt Gingrich is...
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