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Monday, November 28, 2011

[haw-info] HAW Notes, including links to recent articles of interest

To members and friends of Historians Against the War,

are a couple of notes, followed by our intended-to-be biweekly set of links to recent articles of interest.

1.  The informative and daily-updated Web site antiwar.com, sponsored by the libertarian Randolph Bourne Institute, is trying to meet a just-announced $30,000 challenge grant, with a December 2 deadline; details are on the site's home page, http://www.antiwar.com.

2.  The Agent Orange Action Group has called for protests at Montanto Chemical's January 24 annual meeting in suburban St. Louis.  For details contact Len Aldis at lenaoag@gmail.com.

Links to Recent Articles of Interest

"Is a Nuclear War with China Possible?"

By Lawrence S. Wittner, History News Network, posted November 28
The author is a professor of history emeritus at SUNY Albany

"The Militarization of American Police Has Long Historical Roots"
By Jeremy Kuzmarov, History News Network, posted November 28
The author teaches history at the University of Tulsa

"Wes Clark and the Neocon Dream"
By Glenn Greenwald, Salon.com, posted November 26

"NYPD Raid on Occupy's Zuccotti Park Destroyed Thousands of Books"
By Gianna Palmer, McClatchy Newspapers, posted November 23

"Violence Goes to College"
By Vijay Prashad, CounterPunch.org, posted November 22
The author teaches history at Trinity College

"Seymour Hersh: Propaganda Used Ahead of the Iraq War Is Now Being Reused over Iran's Nuke Program"
Interview with Seymour Hersh on Democracy Now, posted on Alternet.org November 22

"Occupy Wall Street"
By Jeffrey Kerr-Ritchie, Strategic Culture Foundation, posted November 17
The author teaches history at Howard University

"Who Said Gaddafi Had to Go?"
By Hugh Roberts, London Review of Books, November 17 issue

"Big Change Whether We Like It or Not: Only Washington Is Clueless"
By Andrew Bacevich, TomDispatch.com, posted November 13
The author teaches history and international relations at Boston University

"Protest Planet: How a Neoliberal Shell Game Created an Age of Activism"
By Juan Cole, TomDispatch.com, posted November 10
The author teaches history at the University of Michigan

"Why the US Recognized Israel" (full version of article previously cited)
By Irene Gendzier, Israeli Occupation Archive, posted November 9
The author teaches history at Boston University

"China and the US: The Roadmaps"
By Pepe Escobar, Aljazeera, posted October 31

Thanks for Rusti Eisenberg, Maia Ramnath, Rosalyn Baxandall, Larry Wittner, Irene Gendzier, and Jeffrey Kerr-Ritchie for suggesting articles that are included in the above list.  Suggestions can be sent to jimobrien48@gmail.com.  This list went beyond the usual ceiling of ten articles due to the longer than usual interval since the last mailing.


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