History

This story begins in the early 1900s. Gasoline-powered transportation, whether by private auto or mass transit, was on its way out. Electric automobiles were rapidly gaining ground over their gas-powered rivals. By 1900, nearly 40% of all US cars were electric...
Washington knew a Japanese fleet was on its way to Pearl Harbor, but welcomed the attack since a Japanese aggression would make it possible to “sell” the war to an anti-war American public.
John D. Rockefeller Jr. owned a controlling interest in Standard Oil, but the next largest stockholder was the German chemical company I. G. Farben, through which the firm sold $20 million worth of gasoline and lubricants to the Nazis.
Britain’s air commander Arthur Harris was convinced that by “bombing Germany city by city”, would bring the war to a swift end. The bombings against densely populated areas often avoided armament hotspots, which served to lengthening the war.
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The Bush Dynasty: Nazi Germany, The Bin Ladens and the Mexican Drug Lords By Prof Michel Chossudovsky, February 22, 2020
Who Is Really in Control of US Foreign Policy? By Timothy Alexander Guzman, February 22, 2020
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Is Iran Ill-advised to Finance Its Regional Allies While Under Sanctions? By Elijah J. Magnier, February 21, 2020
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The End of Free Movement: This Is a Nation Dismantling Itself over Nonsense By Ian Dunt, February 20, 2020
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The Unbreakable Bond of Ireland and Palestine By Creede Newton, February 19, 2020
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The Rise of Sinn Féin: Dissecting Ireland’s February 2020 General Election and the State of the Nation By Shane Quinn, February 19, 2020
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The Munich Security Conference: No, Pompeo, the West Isn’t Winning By Andrew Korybko, February 19, 2020
Revising the History of World War II By Lucas Leiroz de Almeida, February 19, 2020
Canada’s Colonial Settler Policies Alive and Well By Jim Miles, February 19, 2020
The Perpetual War Scam By Philip A Farruggio, February 18, 2020
Sanders on Geopolitical Issues By Stephen Lendman, February 18, 2020
Bloomberg Defied a Flight Ban to Show Support for Israel, Defended the Country Shelling a School and Killing Sleeping Children By Michael Arria, February 18, 2020
The CIA and the Media By Carl Bernstein, February 18, 2020
‘The Deal of the Century’ and Its Hidden Secrets By Hazim El-Naser, February 18, 2020
Billionaire Bloomberg Aims to “Buy the US Presidency” By Stephen Lendman, February 18, 2020
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Afghan Troops Say Taliban Are Brothers and War Is “Not Really Our Fight.” By Nicolas J. S. Davies, February 17, 2020
Munich Security Conference 2020: Wang Yi vs. Mike Pompeo By Andrew Korybko, February 17, 2020
Russia-Africa NGOs and Media Cooperation: Still Several Steps Away from Reality By Kester Kenn Klomegah, February 17, 2020
A Boom Time for U.S. Sanctions By Kathy Gilsinan, February 17, 2020
Wake Up Senators! New bipartisan War Powers Act to Constrain Military Action against Iran By Eric Margolis, February 17, 2020
How AIPAC Is Losing Bipartisan Support in Washington By Ali Harb, February 17, 2020
China’s Coronavirus. “We Cannot Rule Out Man Made Origin of these Infections” By Larry Romanoff and Igor Nikulin, February 17, 2020
American Citizens Killed and Tortured by Israel? By Philip Giraldi, February 16, 2020
Painting a True Christ By Edward Curtin, February 16, 2020
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Lima Group Meets in Canada: Trudeau Consolidates His Position as Main Trump Ally By Arnold August, February 14, 2020
Is the UK a Rogue State? 17 British Policies Violating Domestic or International Law By Mark Curtis, February 14, 2020
On Bombing Cultural Heritage Sites, Drone Assassinations, and Spirituality By Prof. Valeria Z. Nollan, February 14, 2020
The US’ “Central Asian Strategy” Isn’t Sinister, but that Doesn’t Mean It’ll Succeed By Andrew Korybko, February 14, 2020
Trump Regime Hostility Toward Palestinians By Stephen Lendman, February 14, 2020
Homewreckers and Nationwreckers United By Philip A Farruggio, February 14, 2020
The Communist Manifesto Turns 172 By Prof. Sam Ben-Meir, February 14, 2020
London Attack: West’s Terrorists Bite the Hand that Feeds Them (Again) By Tony Cartalucci, February 14, 2020
The Age of Illusions – How America Squandered Its Cold War Victory By Jim Miles, February 14, 2020
Traditional Indigenous and White Man’s Conflicting Rules of Law: A Coming to Terms that Hasn’t Been Resolved Since “First Contact” By Irwin Jerome, February 14, 2020
The Political Economy of Corruption: Corruption Kills People, Ruins the Economy, Violates Human Rights By Prof. Joseph H. Chung, February 14, 2020
Boeing Abandons Guidance, Says 737 Max Production Will Take 2 Years to Reach Pre-Grounding Levels By Zero Hedge, February 13, 2020
Even with Corbyn Gone, Antisemitism Threats Will Keep Destroying the UK Labour Party By Jonathan Cook, February 13, 2020
A Culture of Cheating? By Prof. Lawrence Davidson, February 13, 2020
How The 1979 Revolution Reshaped Iran and Saudi Arabia By David Hearst, February 12, 2020
2020 US Elections: The Top Issue for Democratic Voters Is … By Eric Zuesse, February 12, 2020
Washington’s Policy of Strangling China. US Nuclear Threats, Militarization of the Taiwan Straits By Shane Quinn, February 12, 2020
The Moroccan Atlas Mountains: Where Tradition Meets Climate Change By Nicolas Pantelick, February 12, 2020
US Regime Change in Venezuela: The Documented Evidence By Tony Cartalucci, February 12, 2020
The Unspoken Crimes of World War II: Who Were the “Butchers of Dresden” By Dr. Vladislav B. Sotirović, February 12, 2020
The Beasts and the Bombings: Reflecting on Dresden, February 1945 By Brett Wilkins, February 12, 2020
Irish Election Result Is a Victory for Nationalism By Johanna Ross, February 12, 2020
In Our American Empire, “Never Give a Sucker an Even Break…” By Philip A Farruggio, February 11, 2020
Subverting the Hollywood Blacklist: Kirk Douglas’s Modest Contribution By Dr. Binoy Kampmark, February 11, 2020
The Mideast’s Place in Russia’s Greater Eurasian Partnership By Andrew Korybko, February 11, 2020
The American Malaise: Reflecting on Whether U.S. Politics Is “Beyond Repair” By Adeyinka Makinde, February 11, 2020
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German Ruling Class Commemorates Liberation of Auschwitz by Planning New Wars and New Crimes By Johannes Stern, February 10, 2020
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Chinese Slams “Racist” Reports by German Media over Coronavirus By Telesur, February 10, 2020
Menace on the Menu in Post-EU Britain By Colin Todhunter, February 10, 2020
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