Tag Archives: MCCARTHYISM
“The tragedy across the globe is that we are pulling down so many others,” [Berrigan] said. “We are not falling gracefully. Many, many people are paying with their lives for this.”
…the rhetoric of foreign affairs serves to discipline and support domestic identity as much as to fend off actual military threat
Giroux: The current historical moment calls for a politics that is transnational in its scope, global in its sense of responsibility and capable of creating new democratic public spheres in which it becomes possible to show private troubles can be connected to larger social issues, and public connections and modes of solidarity can be sustained beyond the private sphere. Only then will the promise and possibility of creating a radical global commons in the service of a radical democracy come into view.
Helen Thomas, a Great Journalist and Friend of The Real News, Dies at 92 July 20, 2013 TheRealNews.com Subscribe or “Follow” us on WAMMToday.org. For the TC EVENTS calendar and the ACTIONS AND ACTION ALERTS click on the tab at the top of the page and click on the item of interest to view. WAMMToday is also on FACEBOOK! […]
(photo: Wikimedia Commons) Charlie Chaplin, Victim of McCarthyism, Had MI5 File Kevin Gosztola February 16, 2012 Firedoglake He is known to have been prevented from returning to the United States by J. Edgar Hoover in 1953 when he went to London for the premiere of his film Limelight in London. Now, tens of thousands of files […]