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What the classroom didn’t teach me about US

United States, Vietnam War, Iraq War, Afghanistan War, The Louisiana Purchase, Spanish-American War, Mexican Cession, Cuba, Monroe Doctrine, Pentagon Papers, Panama, Grenada, Mexican War, Henry Luce, Time magazine, 9/11

Howard Zinn chronicled centuries of people’s struggles against oppression

Today, courtesy Tomdispatch, we bring you a piece by Howard Zinn which he wrote in 2008. For those who don’t know Zinn, he wrote the classic A People’s History of the United States which New York Times Book Review recommended as a “required reading” for all. The book revolutionized the way American history is taught and remembered. Zinn died in 2010 but this haunting piece is a tribute to his insight—and fears—on US Empire. 

KISSINGER’S SHADOW: keeps increasing in sunset

Kissinger, China, Iran, Shah Raza Pehlvi, Military, Saudi Arabia, Israel, Afghanistan, Terrorists

Henry Kissinger: The world is reaping the costs of his mistakes

NewsBred is thrilled to bring exceptional articles from TomDispatch.com to our readers from today. The first piece is by Greg Grandin on his book, KISSINGER’S SHADOW: The Long Reach of America’s Most Controversial Statesman”. This piece can also be seen in our books section.