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Friday, October 18, 2013

[haw-info] HAW Notes 10/17/13: Zinn "Read-In"; links to recent articles of interest

1.  Plans for the November 5 Howard Zinn "Read-In" at Purdue University are proceeding apace.  Click here for a local newspaper story on the event. Information is available from zinnreadin@gmail.com or from Purdue historian Tithi Bhattacharya at tbhattac@gmail.com.

2. Links to Recent Articles of Interest

By Amy Hagopian et al., PLoS medical journal

The above is a lengthy peer-reviewed article, released this week. The following journalistic articles convey its major findings:  
"Half-Million Iraqis Died in the War, New Study Says" (By Dan Vergano, National Geographic Daily News, posted October 17); "Study Estimates Nearly 500,000 Died in War" By Monte Morin, Los Angeles Times, posted October 15); "A Better Stab at Estimating How Many Died in the Iraq War" (By Michael Todd, Pacific Standard, posted October 15)

By David Swanson, WarIsACrime.org, posted October 14
On warnings of "new Hitlers" over recent decades

By William J. Astore, History News Network, posted October 14
The author teaches history at the Pennsylvania College of Technology

By Max Blumenthal, TomDispatch.com, posted October 13

By Jeremy Kuzmarov, History News Network, posted October 11
The author teaches history at the University of Tulsa

By John V. Walsh, CounterPunch.org, posted October 9

By John Prados, History News Network, posted October 8

By Andrew Gavin Marshall, Information Clearing House, posted October 8

By Hannah Gurman and Jeremy Kuzmarov, Foreign Policy in Focus, posted October 3
Hannah Gurman is author of a history of counterinsurgency, Hearts and Minds, due out this month

Thanks to Rosalyn Baxandall for suggesting articles included in the above list. Suggestions can be sent to jimobrien48@gmail.com.



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