U.S. hypocrisy on war crimes makes a rules-based world, one that abides by international law, impossible.
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WATCH: US Hegemony Challenged
Editor Joe Lauria appeared on the TV show CrossTalk to discuss the decline of Anglo-Saxon power, the rise of China and Europe’s potentially non-aligned path.
The First World War, Cecil Rhodes & Anglo-Saxon Power
David William Pear says the era in which the British Empire set out to destroy Germany in 1902 — leading the way to World War I — is frighteningly similar to that of today’s U.S. hostility to the rising of…
PATRICK LAWRENCE: The Empire’s Last Stand
The origins of the first Cold War have been hopelessly blurred in the histories. We can watch this time. It is occurring before our eyes.
Revealing the Pentagon Papers in Congress — 3: Reading the Papers
In part three of this eight-part series, Sen. Mike Gravel reads the Pentagon Papers during a Senate subcommittee hearing and the truth of what the U.S. was doing hit him hard.
ATOMIC BOMBINGS AT 75: Hiroshima and the Backlash Against Historical Truth
On the 50th anniversary of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in 1995 historians at the Smithsonian tried to present a truthful accounting of that U.S. decision-making but were stopped by right-wing politicians who insist on maintaining comforting myths, recalls Gary G. Kohls.
ATOMIC BOMBINGS AT 75: The Decision to Drop the Bomb on Japan and the Genesis of the Cold War
The head of the Manhattan Project said, “The purpose of the whole project was to subdue the Russians,” writes Scott Ritter in this excerpt from his book Scorpion King.
UPRISING: Symbols are Invested With Power; Don’t Dismiss the Importance of Toppling a Statue
Symbols are important, writes Jonathan Cook. They are the illustrations to the stories we are fed about who we are and what we hold dear.
The discomfort caused to elites is of no concern to anyone who wants to strike at the heart of racism. Goodbye and good riddance to Churchill, Columbus, Leopold and all of their ilk, writes Margaret Kimberley.
RAY McGOVERN: Once We Were Allies; Then Came MICIMATT
As the 75th anniversary of World War II’s end is marked on Friday, few Americans know the Soviet Union’s major role in that victory, making them vulnerable to today’s anti-Russian messaging.