Category Archives: World War II

The Repressed Assassin Kills Anything to Stay in the Closet: A Review of The Conformist

By Michael Troncale “Why are you so hostile?” “Because I am sincere.” The above exchange of dialogue occurs about 3/4ths of the way through Italian director Bernardo Bertolucci’s The Conformist, his 1970 film, based on the Alberta Moravia novel of … Continue reading

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Happy Presidents’ Day: Part of the US Empire Atrocities Tour

by jay janson Eminent historian Prof. Noam Chomsky of M.I.T., various times voted world’s most famous intellectual in international polls, has said over and over again, without provoking much negative outcry, “If the Nuremberg laws were applied, then every post-war American president would … Continue reading

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UN Day Films – Gloating Faces, Libya Syria Destroyed, Somalian Korean Genocides Augur Nuremberg UN Trial

by jay janson The United Nations Organization was created  by the Colonial Powers;  for the Colonial Powers; of the Colonial Powers, plus a few dozen of their nominally freed colonies on October 24, 1945.  This past Thursday was its sixty-sixth birthday … Continue reading

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Sheldon Richman’s Memorial Day Reading List

We Who Dared to Say No to War: American Antiwar Writing from 1812 to Now, edited by Murray Polner and Thomas E. Woods Jr. The Failure of America’s Foreign Wars, edited by Richard M. Ebeling and Jacob G. Hornberger Why … Continue reading

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Why I Became a Peace Activist

by Daniel Riehl My father voted only once for president, was fooled and never again voted in a political election.  A wise decision. He had voted for Woodrow Wilson because he promised to keep the U.S. out of the war in … Continue reading

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(Podcast) Historian David T. Beito asks you to Come Home America!

Antiwar Radio’s Scott Horton sat down with Professor Beito this week to discuss, “the Anti-Imperialist League; William Graham Sumner’s must-read 1899 speech ‘The Conquest of the United States by Spain'; William Jennings Bryan’s lone antiwar voice in the Wilson administration; … Continue reading

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Hiroshima, Nagasaki, and the U.S. Terror State

by Anthony Gregory Being a U.S. war criminal means never having to say sorry. Paul Tibbets, the man who flew the Enola Gay and destroyed Hiroshima, lived to the impressive age of 92 without publicly expressing guilt for what he … Continue reading

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