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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International Communication Congress for the People in Caracas Venezuela By Teresa Teran, December 09, 2019
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Pearl Harbor Revisited: Dispelling Surprise Attack Mythology By Stephen Lendman, December 08, 2019
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Trump vs. Democracy By Dr. Jack Rasmus, December 06, 2019
The Grotesque Immorality of the US War Against Vietnam. Veterans For Peace Brian Willson By S. Brian Willson, December 05, 2019
Harriet Tubman Film Highlights the Leading Role of Africans in Their Own Liberation By Abayomi Azikiwe, December 05, 2019
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Iraq Protests: Who Holds the Initiative and Who Has the Power By Elijah J. Magnier, December 04, 2019
The Theology of Politics By Larry Romanoff, December 04, 2019
Lebanon Protesters: Ensure a Unified ‘B-Team’ Runs Any New, Responsive Government By Dr. Barbara G. Ellis, December 03, 2019
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Quo Vadis, Lebanon? By Andre Vltchek, December 03, 2019
How Israel Became One of the World’s Worst Rogue States By Prof. Alain Gabon, December 02, 2019
The War against Syria: In the Name of the Father the Son, the Holy Spirit … and the Truth. By Mark Taliano, December 02, 2019
Greece’s Samos Island Refugees: A Reluctant Update on Enduring Cruelties By Chris Jones, December 02, 2019
Trump Was Right: NATO Should be Obsolete By Medea Benjamin, December 02, 2019
Former Tory MP Calls Johnson a “Compulsive Liar” Who Has Betrayed “Every Single Person He Has Ever Had Any Dealings With” By Jack Peat, December 02, 2019
The Man in the Bathtub, December 1, 1940: History of a Young Italian Who Emigrated to America in the Early 1900s By Philip A Farruggio, December 02, 2019
The World’s Safest Cities By Larry Romanoff, December 02, 2019
Thanksgiving: Celebrating the Genocide of Native Americans By Gilbert Mercier, December 01, 2019
Video: How the U.S. Caused the Breakup of the Soviet Union By Sean Gervasi and Dennis Riches, November 30, 2019
The U.S. Government Has Been Run as a Criminal Enterprise: Financial Fraud, Criminal Cash Flows By Catherine Austin Fitts and Greg Hunter, November 30, 2019
Spreading Democracy the American Way By Larry Romanoff, November 29, 2019
US ‘Regime Changes’: The Historical Record By Prof. James Petras, November 29, 2019
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Modern-day Artistic Reaction: The New York Times Considers “Canceling” French Painter Paul Gauguin By David Walsh, November 29, 2019
Did Sri Lanka’s Presidential Election Bring Back a Polarising Wartime Figure? By Dr. Palitha Kohona, November 28, 2019
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American Thanksgiving: A Pure Glorification of Racist Barbarity By Glen Ford, November 28, 2019
Why First Nations People Regard Thanksgiving Day as a National Day of Mourning By Dr. Gary G. Kohls, November 28, 2019
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Harassment, Surveillance, Intimidation: How America’s Police State Deals with Dissent and Political Activism By Larry Romanoff, November 26, 2019
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The End of the Rule of Law By Chris Hedges, November 26, 2019
The Real Bombshell of the Impeachment Hearings By Rep. Ron Paul, November 26, 2019
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