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George Orwell, Noam Chomsky: What Is “Unhistory?”


The Viet Nam war in the rear view mirror.  As a patriotic American veteran of Viet Nam era, I can only shake my head at the cost and loss. Anniversaries From “Unhistory” Monday 6 February 2012 by: Noam Chomsky, Truthout … Continue reading

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Guatemala’s Presidential Election: Hope for Indigenous?


  A Golden Opportunity To End Mining Conflict Keith Slack, Thursday, 01 September 2011 17:31 When Guatemalans elect a new president in September, he or she will face a truly daunting set of problems. The country is, by any objective measure, … Continue reading

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“Chosen Few” “Bust-Alike” Targets Iraqi Chaldeans


In an operation similar to the recent bust of the Chosen Few motorcycle club, federal, state, and local police have conspired to paint the ancient Assyrian Chaldean community with the brush of criminality.  El Cajon Police have identified this Christian … Continue reading

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Indigenous Maya Still Disposable in Guatemala


Pacal Usually I like to write about how the Maya independently invented the concept of zero.  How they developed a written language (only recently deciphered).  How they built pyramids, plotted the movement of the heavens, and wrote books to record … Continue reading

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Are your genes good enough to be passed on?


No Irish Need Apply Eugenics: A world movement at the turn of the century Lest we forget American attitudes prior to WWII, here is an old testament to what we really thought about racial superiority in the good old days.  … Continue reading

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Memories of Genocide: Guatemala


I have an uneasy fascination with the era of Guatemalan genocide.  I was there toward the end of this period (Guatemalan Civil War) in the 1990s.  I visited Santiago Atitlán in 1990 a week after the massacre of 13 indigenous … Continue reading

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Will the Real Gaddafi Please Stand Up?


2/25/11 Saif on Turkish/CNN I just saw a 4-part interview with Saif al-Islam given to a Turkish interviewer.  He has plans a,b, and c.  They are all to live and die in Libya.  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9mNyIhg_png&feature=youtu.be Not having seen many other Gaddafi … Continue reading

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