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Mike Davis :
The undead

Is Trump an improvised, rough-at-the-edges avatar of the Nixon coalition? Ask Pat Buchanan. By Mike Davis | The Rag Blog | November 10, 2016 I finally think I’ve understood why we’re so obsessed with zombies. The discarded shroud, the rustling … finish reading Mike Davis :
The undead

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Ron Jacobs : Autumn in America, 1973

Lines at New York City gas station, 1973. AP photo. Image from SeattlePI. Fall 1973:Autumn in America Tempers were heating up. The nightly news on WABC usually featured at least one story per broadcast of a fight or sometimes a … finish reading Ron Jacobs : Autumn in America, 1973

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Ron Jacobs : Remembering the Resignation of ‘Nixon the Crook’

Front page of The Baltimore Sun, August 9, 1974. Let there be no question: Richard Nixon was a crook! He surrounded himself with men who did not believe in democracy but understood what compromise might be required to maintain and … finish reading Ron Jacobs : Remembering the Resignation of ‘Nixon the Crook’

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Steve Russell : Citizens United and ‘Scandalgate’

Richard Nixon: “I am not a crook!”Scandalgate The Citizens United case has put us in a situation where Watergate is such small potatoes that it’s almost quaint. By Steve Russell | The Rag Blog | November 2, 2012 Luke Russert, … finish reading Steve Russell : Citizens United and ‘Scandalgate’

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Thomas McKelvey Cleaver : George McGovern, the Most Decent Man in Politics

George McGovern during the 1972 presidential campaign. Photo from SIPA / REX.George McGovern:The most decent man in politics McGovern, who flew 35 missions as pilot of a B-24, took what he had learned in those deadly skies and put it … finish reading Thomas McKelvey Cleaver : George McGovern, the Most Decent Man in Politics

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Ron Jacobs : Reflecting on George McGovern

Former presidential candidate and Sen. George McGovern in 2007. Photo by Tim Sloan / AFP / Getty Images..Come home, America:Reflecting on George McGovern I was a senior in high school in 1972. I listened to his acceptance speech while working … finish reading Ron Jacobs : Reflecting on George McGovern

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Bernardine Dohrn and Bill Ayers : Looking Back at Kent State and Jackson State

President Richard Nixon, pointing to a Cambodian map, announces the entry of American soldiers into Cambodia, on April 30, 1970.Kent State and Jackson State:Looking back / leaning forward Richard Nixon and the political class had denounced students as thugs and … finish reading Bernardine Dohrn and Bill Ayers : Looking Back at Kent State and Jackson State

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Paul Krassner : Kent State Anniversary Blues

Reaction from students at New York University after the Kent State massacre. Photo from NYU Archives Photograph Collection.Four dead in Ohio:Kent State Anniversary Blues By Paul Krassner / The Rag Blog / April 17, 2010 See gallery of photos, Below. … finish reading Paul Krassner : Kent State Anniversary Blues

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Henry Kissinger: Criminal Extraordinaire

Well, here’s a story, in his own words, of a criminal who walked away from his crimes scot free. That makes a fairly strong case that all the criminals currently in the White House and other parts of the federal … finish reading Henry Kissinger: Criminal Extraordinaire

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Hunter Thompson Speaks From the Grave

Jerome Doolittle here pulls a Hunter Thompson gem out of the historical hat. It reminds us once again of the utter brilliance that was Hunter S. Thompson, how absolutely on target he was no matter how bizarre his poesy and … finish reading Hunter Thompson Speaks From the Grave

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Nixon Dirty Trickster on McCain Team : Worked to Deport John Lennon

McCain operative William Timmons played a central role in attempt by Nixon administration to deport John Lennon, shown with Yoko Ono.William E. Timmons, who worked with segregationist Strom Thurman in effort against John Lennon, heads McCain’s transition teamBy Jon Wiener … finish reading Nixon Dirty Trickster on McCain Team : Worked to Deport John Lennon

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