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How About Raising the Issue of How to Avert Nuclear War?

Lawrence Wittner History News Network
Will the United States and other nations survive these escalating preparations for nuclear war? In fact, the U.S. government and others are increasing the role that nuclear weapons play in their "national security" policies.

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The American Paranoia of Stranger Things 3

Sophie Gilbert The Atlantic
Stranger Things 3 is more deeply informed by American paranoia than ever before, as the show starts to mine classic, Cold War–inspired works of the mid-1980s.

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The Conflicted Soul of Modern Liberalism

Warren Breckman The New Republic
Tracing the history of an idea, the author charts liberalism’s two century Jekyll and Hyde existence as a credo on freedom and an ill-fitting defender of mass democracy.

John McCain's Salute to a Communist

Chip Gibbons, John McCain The Volunteer, The New York Times
In 2012 Del Berg, the last surviving American to fight with the International Brigades in Spain, died. Here is John McCain's public tribute to Berg, and what Berg's FBI files show about the cold war persecution of Berg and his comrades.

Albert Einstein and the FBI Treason File

Fred Jerome The Einstein File
Cover of the book, 'The Einstein File' As Gore Vidal put it, “the only question really worth asking is: Why?” Why did the FBI begin a Treason file in 1921? Why 22,000 names? And why Einstein?
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