Historians Against War are always doing a good job of collecting writings to keep ypu up-to-dateon your History. For example, major media outlest this past week left us without much information on the revolt and then the revolution(?) in Tunesia, an event that has been shaking up the Middle East. Here are some related tales about our mdoern world history that you may need to hone up on.---KAS
"How the Power of Myth Keeps Us Trapped in War"
By Ira Chernus, TomDispatch.com, posted January 20
"Tunisia's Democratic Revolution"
By Stephen Zunes, Truth-out.org, posted January 19
"Violence Doesn't Work"
By Howard Zinn, CommonDreams.org, posted January 18 (from the September 15, 2001 issue of The Progressive)
"From Military-Industrial Complex to Permanent War State"
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By Gareth Porter, CommonDreams.org, posted January 17
"Ike's Warning Resonates: 50 Years Later, Obama Should Learn Eisenhower's Lesson about the Military-Industrial Complex"
By Melvin A. Goodman, Baltimore Sun, posted January 17
"Twisting MLK's Message of Peace"
By William Loren Katz, ConsortiumNews, posted January 17
"It's Still the Same Old Story--From Guns to Nukes"
By Lawrence A. Wittner, History News Network, posted January 17
The author is a professor of history emeritus at SUNY Albany
"An Assassination's Long Shadow"
By Adam Hochschild, New York Times, posted January 16
On the murder of Patrice Lumumba, January 16, 1961
"Historians Criticized as Often AWOL from Public Debate over "War on Terror'"
By Peter Schmidt, Chronicle of Higher Education, posted January 12
"How Many Gitmo Alumni Take Up Arms? Not Nearly as Many as the Department of Defense Is Claiming"
By Peter Bergen, Kathleen Tiedemann, and Andrew Lebovitch, Foreign Policy, posted January 11
KEVIN STODA-has been blessed to have either traveled in or worked in nearly 100 countries on five continents over the past two and a half decades.--He sees himself as a peace educator and have been-- a promoter of good economic and social development--making-him an enemy of my homelands humongous DEFENSE SPENDING and its focus on using weapons to try and solve global (more...)
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