Friday, January 21, 2011


HAW Provide Another Round of Modern History Articles to Update You

From the uncovered revolt in Tunesia to the uncovered battle fronts around the world, big medi is failing us. Historians Against War try to help you know what to read.

Historians Against War are always doing a good job of collecting writings to keep ypu up-to-dateon your History. For example, major media outlest this past week left us without much information on the revolt and then the revolution(?) in Tunesia, an event that has been shaking up the Middle East. Here are some related tales about our mdoern world history that you may need to hone up on.---KAS

"How the Power of Myth Keeps Us Trapped in War"

By Ira Chernus,, posted January 20

"Tunisia's Democratic Revolution"

By Stephen Zunes,, posted January 19

"Violence Doesn't Work"

By Howard Zinn,, posted January 18 (from the September 15, 2001 issue of The Progressive)

"From Military-Industrial Complex to Permanent War State"

By Gareth Porter,, posted January 17

"Ike's Warning Resonates: 50 Years Later, Obama Should Learn Eisenhower's Lesson about the Military-Industrial Complex",0,6323562.story

By Melvin A. Goodman, Baltimore Sun, posted January 17

"Twisting MLK's Message of Peace"

By William Loren Katz, ConsortiumNews, posted January 17

"It's Still the Same Old Story--From Guns to Nukes"

By Lawrence A. Wittner, History News Network, posted January 17

The author is a professor of history emeritus at SUNY Albany

"An Assassination's Long Shadow"

By Adam Hochschild, New York Times, posted January 16

On the murder of Patrice Lumumba, January 16, 1961

"Historians Criticized as Often AWOL from Public Debate over "War on Terror'"

By Peter Schmidt, Chronicle of Higher Education, posted January 12

"How Many Gitmo Alumni Take Up Arms? Not Nearly as Many as the Department of Defense Is Claiming"

By Peter Bergen, Kathleen Tiedemann, and Andrew Lebovitch, Foreign Policy, posted January 11



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