Jimmy Carter

Eoin Higgins, staff writer
After nearly 70 years of conflict, former president Jimmy Carter called ending the war "the only way to ensure true security for both the Korean and American people."
Jon Queally, staff writer
"Granny D is in one of my all-time favorite political activists," says...
Common Dreams staff
U.S President George H.W. Bush and staff brief the press in the Rose Garden at the White House about the visit of Cheney and Powell who had just returned from the Middle East prior to commencement of Desert Storm, the 1991 ground war with Iraq, February 11, 1991 in Washington, DC.
Social media users point out aspects of the 41st president's legacy that aren't...


George H.W. Bush's funeral offered much drama: The political elite's affable meet-and-greet shutting down under the chill of Trump's awkward entry; his unseemly snubs and scowls; the lofty praise of Bush's decency and integrity. The reality: Bush and his crimes - his wars, lies, racism, "murderous neglect" of the AIDS crisis - paved the way for Trump, still pursuing impunity for the ruling class but without Bush's "dinner-jacketed decorum."

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