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The History of Sanctions

Nicholas Mulder, Nick Serpe Dissent
Nicholas Mulder’s account of the modern economic sanctions regime sheds new light on an era of extreme destabilization and destruction.

War Torn

Nick Turse TomDispatch
Continental Drifters and the Nationless Nation

U.S. Labor Leaders Statement on Ukraine Crisis

Founders, Leaders and Supporters of U.S. Labor Against the War Solidarity InfoService
The people of the U.S., the Ukraine and Russia don't want a war. The demand for peace will only be heard if masses of people speak out now! The labor movement can play a pivotal role in preventing another murderous costly conflict.

Let's Not Allow the Great Powers to Destroy the World

Lawrence Wittner Common Dreams
Throughout history, "the most powerful, most heavily-armed countries, which had the best chances of emerging victorious in a military conflict, were usually the most eager for it."

Tidbits - Feb. 3, 2022 - Reader Comments: Black Woman on Supreme Court; Ukraine Crisis; Banned Books; Crypto Currency; Peter Haberfeld; Migrant Quilt Project; Book Sale; Global Day of Action to Prevent War with Russia this Saturday; Announcements;

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Reader Comments: Black Woman on Supreme Court; Ukraine Crisis; Banned Books; Crypto currency; Peter Haberfeld; Migrant Quilt Project; Haymarket Books Sale; Global Day of Action to Prevent War with Russia this Saturday; Announcements; more....

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Has the Myth of the ‘Good War’ Done Us Lasting Harm?

Ben Rhodes New York Times
“Has the prevailing memory of the ‘Good War,’ shaped as it has been by nostalgia, sentimentality and jingoism, done more harm than good to Americans’ sense of themselves and their country’s place in the world?”

Learn from the Forests - Remembering Hiroshima and Nagasaki

H Patricia Hynes Portside
On August 6 and 9, people will commemorate the hundreds of thousands of Japanese people who died — crushed, vaporized, burned beyond recognition, poisoned by radiation — from the atomic bombs the U.S. dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki in August 1945
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