Some of our special stories in November explored the meaning of the Occupy Wall Street protests, examined the new case for heightened tensions with Iran, explained some lost history of Richard Nixon and J. Edgar Hoover, and more.
“Modern-Day Hooverville with Hope” by William Loren Katz, giving his historical perspective on Occupy Wall Street, Nov. 1, 2011
“End of the Reagan Narrative?” by Robert Parry, wondering if the Occupy protests finally will bring the Reagan era to a close, Nov. 2, 2011
“Assessing Obama’s Peace Moves” by Robert Parry, examining right-wing anger over President Obama’s pullback from a decade of war, Nov. 4, 2011
“The GOP’s History of Hostage-Taking” by Robert Parry, reflecting on Republican hard-ball politics over the past decades, Nov. 6, 2011
“Dehumanizing Late-Stage Capitalism” by Phil Rockstroh, viewing the Occupy protests as a rebellion against the depredations of greed, Nov. 7, 2011
“Looming Crisis of Climate Chaos” by Richard Lee Dechert, warning that time is running out to address global warming, Nov. 7, 2011
“An Iraq-WMD Replay on Iran” by Robert Parry, observing how some of the usual suspects from the Iraq fiasco are back pushing a conflict with Iran, Nov. 8, 2011
“Who Is Judge Richard Leon?” by Robert Parry, describing how a Republican political operative ended up on the federal bench, Nov. 9, 2011
“Déjà vu Over Iran A-Bomb Charges” by Robert Parry, recalling the parallels between the furor over Iraq and now Iran, Nov. 10, 2011
“Iran Nuke Report: Little New, Big Impact” by Paul R. Pillar, noting the absence of much new in much-touted allegations about Iran, Nov. 11, 2011
“NATO’s Law of the Jungle in Libya” by Peter Dyer, explaining how NATO wrote its own rules in achieving “regime change” in Libya, Nov. 11, 2011
“Richard Nixon’s Darkest Secret” by Robert Parry, tracing a new Archive disclosure into Nixon’s heart of darkness, Nov. 11, 2011
“The Lost History of J. Edgar” by Lisa Pease, faulting a movie’s shallow biography of FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover, Nov. 14, 2011
“Big Media’s Double Standards on Iran” by Robert Parry, dissecting how the major U.S. news media fails any test of objectivity, Nov. 15, 2011
“No Room for Smugness on Iran” by former CIA analyst Elizabeth Murray, tracing how the neocons conned the U.S. regarding Iraq and are back on Iran, Nov. 16, 2011
“Slanting the Case on Iran’s Nukes” by Robert Parry, exposing the secret political agenda of the new leadership of the UN atomic energy inspectors, Nov. 21, 2011
“Questions to Ask the Candidates” by Ray McGovern, suggesting tough queries to pose to political candidates, Nov. 25, 2011
“Would Jesus Join the Occupy Protests” by Rev. Howard Bess, putting the new opposition to greed in a religious context, Nov. 26, 2011
“Next Challenge for the Occupy Protests” by Danny Schechter, laying out what the movement needs to do next, Nov. 28, 2011
“Clint Eastwood’s Dishonest J. Edgar” by James DiEugenio, filling in the many historical gaps of the new movie on J. Edgar Hoover.
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