The “Whitlam problem” was solved, and Australian politics never recovered, nor the nation its true independence.
What distinguishes what we do every day from what we call science is typically more a difference of degree than a difference of kind
You cannot destroy modern, relatively developed and educated societies, ripping apart the social, political, economic and legal fabric, torturing thousands, killing millions, and expect civilization and human decency to survive
Unless we are provided an honest accounting of the disgraceful history of the US war on Vietnam, we will be ill equipped to protest the current and future wars conducted in our name
The effects of Duvalierism, as conceived by Jean-Claude’s father, François (Papa Doc) Duvalier and continued by Jean-Claude, resonate to this day
The untold story is that of the crimes committed by the winners in the Rwandan civil war
My deep attachment to the place serves only to fuel the pessimism I feel towards it
Decades of workplace and community organizing to improve the standard of living for working-class people finally reached a point of direct confrontation with local elites
Why did the GDR go under?
In transmitting President Richard Nixon’s orders for a “massive” bombing of Cambodia in 1969, Henry Kissinger said, “Anything that flies on everything that moves”. As Barack Obama ignites his seventh war against the Muslim world since he was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize, the orchestrated hysteria and lies make one almost nostalgic for Kissinger’s murderous Read more…