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Trump’s Independence Day Extravaganza. A Postscript (UPDATED)

Posted by on Jul 7, 2019 in Autocracy, History, Holidays, Immigration, Iraq, Migrants, Military, Politics, Refugees, War | 0 comments

It is disappointing, however, and so indicative of our subterranean-low expectations of Trump, that the greatest accolades given to this man have been for not – as widely expected — turning our national celebration into a partisan free-for-all, a mudslinging fest, an “it’s all about me” show, a re-election campaign rally.

Reparations for the Holocaust and for Slavery: Same, Different or Indifferent?

Posted by on Jun 29, 2019 in African-Americans, Government, History, Native Americans, Politics, Society, War | 0 comments

The idea of reparations is not new in the United States. Among them, several reparations to Native-American Indians for lands confiscated and other injustices and, of course, the Civil Liberties Act of 1988 that provided $1.2 billion ($20,000 a person) and an apology to each of the approximately 60,000 living Japanese-Americans who had been interned during World War II.