Tag Archives: Woodrow Wilson

Fourth of July Musings: The Curse of Exceptionalism and the Perils of Patriotism

“…empire-building has always been the path of this vocally republican nation. Like racism and slavery, empire evolved rather than ended.”

Video> Professor Noam Chomsky speaking at Boğaziçi University in Turkey in January 2013

Professor Noam Chomsky speaking at Boğaziçi University in Turkey in January 2013 Malcolm Steinberg posted in CounterPunch Friends and Supporters WHY DOES THE U.S. SUPPORT ISRAEL? Noam Chomsky has the best explanation I’ve heard… load this video up, go to the 38min45sec spot and the tale begins —-> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MEYiGamLZSo This video is the full speech, […]

Glen Greenwald> Who is the worst civil liberties president in US history?

Who is the worst civil liberties president in US history? Where do the abuses of the last decade from Bush and Obama rank when compared to prior assaults in the name of war? Glenn Greenwald  guardian.co.uk, Friday 2 November 2012 09.14 EDT Barack Obama and George Bush at the White House. Photograph: Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images The following […]