Andrew Bacevich looks at America’s political rot and describes solutions

Summary: Andrew Bacevich is one of our most acute political observers. In this essay he accurately describes one aspect of the rot affecting our politics. The solution he proposes reveal the deeper and more serious rot. There is a solution, if we have the will and wit to make it happen.   "The Post-Cold-War Consensus … Continue reading Andrew Bacevich looks at America’s political rot and describes solutions

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James Bowman gives an extraordinary review of “Dunkirk”

Dunkirk (2017)

Summary: James Bowman has written an extraordinary review of the new film Dunkirk not just as entertainment but as history. It is a history of the event in June 1940, and a history of how the 1958 and 2017 films about Dunkirk show that we have changed. "The British Empire and the French Republic, linked … Continue reading James Bowman gives an extraordinary review of “Dunkirk”

The history of immigration and America, lost amidst the more useful myths

Immigration

Summary: Trump has proposed a drastic reduction in immigration. This is one of his most important policy proposals. Open borders is a core policy of the 1% and hence of both parties and the news media. Here is a look at the lost history of immigration in the US, information they diligently work to conceal … Continue reading The history of immigration and America, lost amidst the more useful myths