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Labor Beat: Chicago Press Conference Protests Obama’s FBI Raids

FBI Raids Activists’ Homes in Sinister COINTELPRO Replay In a replay of the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s infamous COINTELPRO operations targeting the left during the 1960s and ’70s, America’s political police launched raids on the homes of antiwar and solidarity … Continue reading

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Links to Recent Articles of Interest—Historians Against the War

Links to Recent Articles of Interest “The Tragedy of Obama’s Middle East Policy” By Ussama Makdisi, Informed Comment blog, posted September 22 The author teaches history at Rice University “One and a Half Cheers for American Decline” By Tom Engelhardt, … Continue reading

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Rouge Forum Update: October Special!

Rouge Forum Update: October Special! Starters–a poem REAL ESTATE RULES (Scott Stringer, Manhattan borough president: “The entrance fee to live here is a million-dollar condo.” — The New York Times, July 4) “Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled … Continue reading

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Recent articles recommended by Historians Against the War

“Diary” By Jonathan Steele, London Review of Books, September 9 issue On the past and present of the Taliban, by a veteran journalist “Will Our Generals Ever Shut Up? The Military’s Media Megaphone and the U.S. Global Military Presence” By … Continue reading

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Rouge Forum Update: Happy Labor Day and Back to School Edition

Rouge Forum Update: Happy Labor Day and Back to School Edition Reminder: Nominations for the Rouge Forum Steering Committee go to Community Coordinator Adam Renner at by September 15th. Mayday Is the Real Labor Day! Here’s a Fine Poem Anyway: … Continue reading

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Rouge Forum Update: Joy vs Organized Decay!

Check out the full Rouge Forum update here. Reminder: Nominations for the Rouge Forum Steering Committee go to Community Coordinator

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Latest from Historians Against the War

To members and friends of Historians Against the War, Here are some notes, followed by our latest more-or-less biweekly listing of recent articles of interest. 1. Two authors who have frequently been featured in our listings of “articles of interest” … Continue reading

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Rouge Forum Update: All out October 7th!

Up the Rebels on October 7th! The Rouge Forum Flyer Sixty Five Years Ago Fat Man and Little Boy Fell on Japan Opposing Views on The Bombings: Richard Frank in the Weekly Standard Gar Alperovitz on Hnet Little Red Schoolhouse: … Continue reading

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Rouge Forum Update: Firings in DC–Build October 7th!

Don’t forget Rouge Forum 2010 next week! More info here. Little Red Schoolhouse: Michelle Rhee of DC Fires 241 Teachers After Hugging AFT’s Weingarten for Helping Out on Sellout Contract. The AFT Does–Nothing Much and More Educators are on Firing … Continue reading

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Rouge Forum Update: Rouge Forum Update: Censored News From NEA and AFT Assemblies

Rouge Forum Update: Censored News From NEA and AFT Assemblies Report from NEA Rep Assembly: The Education Agenda is a War Agenda NEA RA Photos (All banned on the Rethinking Schools and other Liberal listserves). The NEA 2010 Rep Assembly: … Continue reading

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