Tag Archives: World History

James McEnteer :
Wall-to-wall deja voodoo

Walls can’t stop ideas. A wall itself is an idea, or rather, an admission that the builder of the wall has run out of ideas. By James McEnteer | The Rag Blog | October 27, 2015 QUITO, Ecuador — From … finish reading James McEnteer :
Wall-to-wall deja voodoo

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David P. Hamilton :
Mapping the Middle East mess

The artificial boundaries after the British and French carved up the region are increasingly irrelevant. By David P. Hamilton | The Rag Blog | June 29, 2015 “One day during the [Versailles] Peace Conference [ending WWI], Arnold Toynbee, an adviser … finish reading David P. Hamilton :
Mapping the Middle East mess

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Harry Targ :
Lies and war!

U.S. administrations ever since Truman have justified aggressive foreign policies by lying and distorting the realities behind complex international relationships. By Harry Targ | The Rag Blog | September 4, 2014 Post-modernists talk about “discourses,” “narratives,” “tropes,” and verbal “deconstructions.” … finish reading Harry Targ :
Lies and war!

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Harry Targ :
The intellectual impacts of historians Joyce and Gabriel Kolko

The ‘Limits of Power’ demonstrated that the United States was committed to expanding its capitalist empire across the globe. By Harry Targ | The Rag Blog | June 29, 2014 I have been teaching courses on United States foreign policy … finish reading Harry Targ :
The intellectual impacts of historians Joyce and Gabriel Kolko

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Bob Feldman :
People’s History of Egypt, Conclusion, Section 2, February 12, 2011-2013

The Egyptian people continue their fight against domination by foreign governments, foreign-based transnational corporations, and foreign government-selected or promoted puppet rulers. By Bob Feldman | The Rag Blog | June 2, 2014 [With all the dramatic activity in Egypt, Bob … finish reading Bob Feldman :
People’s History of Egypt, Conclusion, Section 2, February 12, 2011-2013

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Bob Feldman :
People’s History of Egypt, Conclusion, Section 1, February 12, 2011-2013

The Egyptian military exercised special influence and after Mubarek’s removal became the sole authority, responsible for extensive human rights abuses. By Bob Feldman | The Rag Blog | May 19, 2014 [With all the dramatic activity in Egypt, Bob Feldman’s … finish reading Bob Feldman :
People’s History of Egypt, Conclusion, Section 1, February 12, 2011-2013

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Bob Feldman :
People’s History of Egypt, Part 24, January-February 11, 2011

In early February 2011, massive street protests opposed Mubarak and called for democratization and economic justice. By Bob Feldman | The Rag Blog | May 12, 2014 [With all the dramatic activity in Egypt, Bob Feldman’s Rag Blog “people’s history” … finish reading Bob Feldman :
People’s History of Egypt, Part 24, January-February 11, 2011

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Bob Feldman :
People’s History of Egypt, Part 23, 2006-2011

With 30 percent unemployment and 44 percent of its people in poverty, Egypt saw an eruption of strikes and other protests. By Bob Feldman | The Rag Blog | April 28, 2014 [With all the dramatic activity in Egypt, Bob … finish reading Bob Feldman :
People’s History of Egypt, Part 23, 2006-2011

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Bob Feldman :
People’s History of Egypt, Part 22, 2000-2005

Despite the repressive policies of the Mubarak regime, Egyptians continued to fight for the democratization of their society. By Bob Feldman | The Rag Blog | April 21, 2014 [With all the dramatic activity in Egypt, Bob Feldman’s Rag Blog … finish reading Bob Feldman :
People’s History of Egypt, Part 22, 2000-2005

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Rick Ayers :
Crimea, Obama, and the nostalgia for World War I

The poet Wilfred Owen had the courage to look reality in the face. What can he tell us? By Rick Ayers | The Rag Blog | April 16, 2014 It is fitting that President Obama should quote the poem “In … finish reading Rick Ayers :
Crimea, Obama, and the nostalgia for World War I

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Bob Feldman :
People’s History of Egypt, Part 21, Section 2, 1992-2000

A 2001 Human Rights Watch report outlined the severe human rights violations of the Mubarak regime between 1992 and 2000. By Bob Feldman | The Rag Blog | April 14, 2014 [With all the dramatic activity in Egypt, Bob Feldman’s … finish reading Bob Feldman :
People’s History of Egypt, Part 21, Section 2, 1992-2000

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Bob Feldman :
A People’s History of Egypt, Part 21, Section 1, 1992-2000

The Mubarak government responds to Islamist violence with heavy-handed repression; the Muslim Brotherhood splinters; Egyptian poverty increases. By Bob Feldman | The Rag Blog | April 8, 2014 [With all the dramatic activity in Egypt, Bob Feldman’s Rag Blog “people’s … finish reading Bob Feldman :
A People’s History of Egypt, Part 21, Section 1, 1992-2000

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