Jon Wiener, Courtesy: TomDispatch.com, January 16, 2013
It’s hard, so many decades later, to make my way back to my Cold War youth, that time when the history of humanity was, as LIFE magazine so classically put it, “The Epic of Man.” But hey, that was the era when we still thought dinosaurs were lumbering beasts, an electric typewriter was the leading edge of high-tech, and if, like my wife, you happened to live in El Paso, Texas, in the early 1950s, your TV set had nothing on it because the signal for the programs had yet to make it over the mountains.
Noam Chomsky, Courtesy: TomDispatch.com, October 16,2012
Here was the oddest thing: within weeks of the United States dropping an atomic bomb on a second Japanese city on August 9, 1945, and so obliterating it, Americans were already immersed in new scenarios of nuclear destruction.
Camille Otrakji, Courtesy: The Syria Page, September 10, 2012
Late August 2012 an international conference was held in Berlin. The objective was to launch and promote an elaborate American project for Syria. “
Vijay Prashad, Courtesy: Himal South Asian, June 1, 2012
A blinkered look at the future of US involvement in Afghanistan and Pakistan continues to place hope in those who have failed so far.
Vijay Prashad. Newsclick, Feb. 13, 2012
Michael Klare, Courtesy: TomDispatch.com, Jan. 11, 2012
Suzanne Goldenberg,The Guardian, 22 October 2009
The number of Americans who believe in global warming has plummeted, falling 20% in two years, a survey said today.