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Monday, October 20, 2014

[haw-info] HAW Notes 10/20/14, including links to recent articles of interest

Note: In addition to the article links below, here are two links recommended by individuals active in HAW:  (1) a petition for Columbus Day to be renamed Indigenous Peoples Day; announcement of a "One Book, Many Communities" initiative of Librarians and Archivists for Palestine, starting with discussions of Susan Abulhawa's novel Mornings in Jenin in January..

Links to Recent Articles of Interest

By Stephen Zunes, Foreign Policy in Focus, posted October 17
A detailed article comparing Congressional resolutions and letters on the Gaza war with evidence provided by Amnesty International, Human Rights Watch, and other sources.

By James W. Loewen, History News Network, posted October 17
James Loewen is the author of Lies My Teacher Told Me and Lies Across America, among other books.

By Peter Van Buren, TomDispatch.com, posted October 16
The author served with the State Department in Iraq and has written extensively about the experience

Interview with Andrew J. Bacevich, Aljazeera America, posted October 15
Andrew Bacevich is a professor of history emeritus at Boston University.

By William J. Astore, TomDispatch.com, posted October 14
The author is a retired Air Force lieutenant colonel who teaches history at the Pennsylvania College of Technology.

By Shireen T. Hunter, LobeLog, posted October 14
The author is a visiting professor in Georgetown University's School of Foreign Service.

By Juan Cole, History News Network, posted October 12
The author teaches history at the University of Michigan; the article contains much historical background on events in Yemen.

By William Loren Katz, CommonDreams.org, posted October 11
The author has written numerous popular books on U.S. history.

By Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz, History News Network, posted October 10
The author's An Indigenous People's History of the United States was published by Beacon Press this month.

By Conn Hallinan, Portside.org, posted October 9
Traces the emergence of rival centers of power in global affairs

The above list was edited by Steve Gosch and Jim O'Brien, benefiting from suggestions by Rosalyn Baxandall, Mim Jackson, and an anonymous reader.


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