Ari Paul / 13 Feb 2023

Cold War Blame Games

Seymour Hersh and Nord Stream

Seymour Hersh, the legendary investigative journalist who uncovered American war crimes in Vietnam and Iraq, has been in journalistic hibernation for some time. (...)
Charlie Bertsch / 09 Apr 2021

Colonial Subjects Forever

The Committed, by Viet Thanh Nguyen

“Why should I worry about deviating from the masses when I am also me and myself? Am I not a mass? Am I not already a collective? Do I not contain multitudes?” (...)

Joel Schalit / 17 Jun 2020

George Floyd in Germany

The America Problem

All of the signs were in English. For most Berliners, the language is so common, they take it for granted. Especially for a city in which a quarter of the population is international.(...)
Washington didn't like them. Sukarno and Kim Il-Sung, 1965.
John Foster / 15 Jun 2020

American Killing Fields

Vincent Bevins’ The Jakarta Method

The short twentieth century, running from 1914 to 1989 is generally divided into two halves. The first, ending 1945, is the era of mass slaughter. (...)

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