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Tidbits - Nov. 18, 2021 - Lots of Reader Comments: Kenosha Killer; White Supremacists Attack on Democracy; Bomb Didn’t Beat Japan, Red Army Did; The Harder They Fall; New resource on Black films; Howard Zinn; Announcements; more ....

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Lots of Reader Comments: Kenosha Killer; White Supremacists Attack on Democracy; How Textbooks Taught White Supremacy; Bomb Didn’t Beat Japan, Red Army Did; The Harder They Fall; New resource on Black films; Howard Zinn; Announcements; more ....

Friday Nite Videos | November 12, 2021

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El Carretero | Giovanni Hidalgo & Friends. Your COP-26 Questions Answered: Is It Too Late? Tom Morello | Hold the Line. The Drummer | Danny Glover Movie. Big Bird Has a New Word for Ted Cruz.

Danny Glover: Still Marching to a Different Drummer

Steve Early and Suzanne Gordon Counterpunch
Danny Glover, Sam Underwood and Prema Cruz star in this dramatic portrayal of the interwoven stories of three veterans that reveal the traumatic effects of war on the psyches of different generations.

The Drummer | Movie

Three interwoven stories reveal the traumatic effects of war on the psyches of veterans from different generations (IMDB). With Danny Glover, Sam Underwood, Prema Cruz. Read a full review here

Occupation Failed Afghanistan. Our Struggle for Freedom Continues.

Malalai Joya Il Manifesto
The only way to save Afghanistan is solidarity of the progressive, democratic and secular forces. We want an Afghanistan free from fundamentalists and foreign intervention, in which men and women have equal rights based on democracy.

Class Blind in Afghanistan

Jack Metzgar Portside
Our leaders’ tendency toward imperial arrogance is often recognized, especially when we lose a war. But it is not often suspected that our leaders reflect a broader professional class insularity and blindness that is toxic abroad as well as at home.

Afghanistan and Beyond: End U.S. War-Making Everywhere

Azadeh Shahshahani In These Times
We need a reinvigorated anti-war movement. It is time to end all U.S. wars, shut down all U.S. military bases, and put an end to U.S. militarization and sanctions impacting countless people in the Global South.

Friday Nite Videos | Sept 17, 2021

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10 Years Since Occupy: What Did We Learn? High on the Hog: How African American Cuisine Transformed America. 9/11 and My Immigrant Experience | Hasan Minhaj. The War in Afghanistan: What Else Should We Never Forget? My Name Is Pauli Murray | Movie.

The War on Terror Was Corrupt From the Start

Farah Stockman New York Times
The war in Afghanistan wasn’t a failure. It was a massive success — for those who made a fortune off it. Instead of a nation, what we really built were more than 500 military bases — and the personal fortunes of the people who supplied them.
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