Category: History

Gilbert Mercier: Thanksgiving: Celebrating the Genocide of Native Americans

The sad reality about the United States of America is that in a matter of a few hundreds years it managed to rewrite its own history into a mythological fantasy

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Rebecca Gordon: On the Rehabilitation of George W. Bush

Say It Again: The Enemy of Our Enemy Is Still a War Criminal

Jérôme Duval: Haiti: From trafficking to debt

This Caribbean country is not in debt, it is a creditor. It is France which owes it money

Gerard Colby: Resisting Trump’s War on Immigrants

Lessons from the Historic Underground Railroad

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Jonathan Cook: Balfour Declaration

Britain broke its feeble promise to the Palestinians

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Juan Cole: Dear John Kelly

Yes, Slavery was wrong in 1860s & Muslims helped Convince Americans to end It

Daniel Falcone: Chomsky & Indonesian Moderates

The editors at the New York Times were well aware at once of crucial U.S. government involvement in the Indonesian bloodbath

Eleanor Penny: Burning witches and banning abortions

Our economic system depends on a long and bloody history of controlling women’s bodies

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Juan Cole: Upshot of Mueller Probe

Putin did to US what we did to Iran and Iraq

Adam Sanchez: Why Teach Reconstruction?

The Reconstruction period teaches us that when it comes to justice and equality, what may seem impossible is indeed possible

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