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November/December 2019

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Front Lines

We’ve Seen This War Before, Nick Turse

Losing Religion, Losing Charity, Ericka Andersen

Two Marines’ Shot at Reform, William S. Lind


Impeach the War Party

Who Wants an Iran War?, Patrick J. Buchanan

We Blew It, Man, Bill Kauffman

Welcome to the Stupidity Sweepstakes, Aram Bakshian Jr.


Not So Libertarian Moment, W. James Antle III


The Black Sox Scandal at 100, John Rodden and John Rossi

Fog of War, Mark Perry

Ending Pharmacy Deserts, Stacy Mitchell and Charlie Thaxton

Populism and Poetry, Chilton Williamson Jr.

Dining Alone, Alexandra Hudson

America’s Forgotten Treasure, Gracy Olmstead

The Mogadishu Morass, Michael Horton

Arts & Letters

Andrew Bacevich, (Never a Lovely So Real: The Life and Work of Nelson Algren, Colin Asher)

Micah Mattix, (Symbol and Existence: A Study in Meaning, Walker Percy)

J.P. O’Malley, (Berlin Alexanderplatz, Alfred Doblin; Berlin Finale, Heinz Rein; The End: Hitler’s Germany 1944-45, Ian Kershaw)

William Anthony Hay, (Bagehot: The Life and Times of the Greatest Victorian, James Grant)

David J. Davis, (Big Wonderful Thing: A History of Texas, Stephen Harrigan)


China Revolutionizes World Trade While Washington Dozes

A hundred years from now, Donald Trump’s looming impeachment and Syria’s unending travails will be long…
Geoffrey Aronson December 6, 2019

The Campaign to Lie America Into World War II

Seventy-eight years ago, on December 6, 1941, the United States was at peace with world. The…
Hunter DeRensis December 6, 2019

Peter Fonda: We Got ‘Easy Rider’ Wrong, Man

As a boy I tacked to my wall a seven-foot-long rectangular Easy Rider movie poster bearing…
Bill Kauffman December 5, 2019

GOP Influence Game Around Trump is Booming

Ahead of his departure to London, President Donald Trump declared that the ongoing House impeachment inquiry…
Curt Mills December 5, 2019

American Soldiers Are Not Bodyguards for Saudi Royals

President Donald Trump believes in America First except when it comes to the Saudi royal family.…
Doug Bandow December 5, 2019

Robert Bork Was the Judicial Activist He Warned Us About

There are many strange laws in the United States. In Minnesota, it is illegal to grease…
Jonathan Tepper December 5, 2019