Tomgram: Engelhardt, The Last Men Standing

Tomgram: Engelhardt, The Last Men Standing

Posted by Tom Engelhardt at 8:03am, September 5, 2017.
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Victory at Last! 
In America’s Wars, Failure Is the New Success
By Tom Engelhardt

photo above: Gen. Joseph F. Dunford Jr., chairman of the Joint …

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On 9/11: How We Hyped Terrorism and Slighted the Real Threat: Climate Change

On 9/11: How We Hyped Terrorism and Slighted the Real Threat: Climate Change

SEP 11, 2017

Juan Cole is the Richard P. Mitchell Collegiate Professor of History at the University of Michigan and the proprietor of the Informed Comment e-zine. He has written extensively on modern Islamic movements in Egypt, the Persian Gulf

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Don’t Just Protect Affirmative Action From Trump—Demand More

Don’t Just Protect Affirmative Action From Trump—Demand More

Racism’s economic effects are pernicious.​

August 24, 2017

By Bryce Covert

WN: Similar realities obtain of course in Canada. Please see for instance a trilogy edited by Steve Heinrichs of Mennonite Church Canada. Affirmative action – railed against by a

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‘Shades of 1933 Germany’: Trump’s Hostile Rally Prompts Third Reich Comparisons

‘Shades of 1933 Germany’: Trump’s Hostile Rally Prompts Third Reich Comparisons

Former British ambassador expresses shock at president’s rhetoric as U.N. panel issues warning on Charlottesville response

Published on Wednesday, August 23, 2017 by Common Dreams

photo above: Trump’s Tuesday evening speech in Phoneix, Arizona drew the latest comparisons between his

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Ex-intelligence chief: Trump’s access to nuclear codes is ‘pretty damn scary’

Ex-intelligence chief: Trump’s access to nuclear codes is ‘pretty damn scary’

James Clapper questioned the US president’s ‘fitness to be in this office’ after his speech in Phoenix, joining a growing chorus of alarm over his erratic behavior

excerpts:

Donald Trump’s

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