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Violence in CAR: Driven by Fear and Revenge

The Central African Republic has been in the midst of a bloody civil war for at least two years now. Many of the parties and groups have broken down, and it’s no longer clear what the main sources of tension are. 46 more words

Loss of National Soul

Let me state upfront that I agree with removing the Confederate flag (so called) from any place where it would look like the United States government is endorsing the flag and what it stood for back in the day. 688 more words

Life

Why The Confederate Flag Hurts

In all honesty, it hurts me to find that nine lives had to be taken away for a government to decide that yes, “maybe” black folks and anyone who uses a legitimate reference/source for learning America’s history may be right. 857 more words

Alexander Stephens

Tara Revisited: Women, War & the Plantation Legend by Catherine Clinton

I originally wanted to read this ARC from Abbeville Press and Netgalley (in exchange for an honest review) because of the title Tara Revisited. I thought it would focus on the movie Gone With the Wind and other southern based films about the Civil War era and be full of illustrations. 615 more words

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Will Hulk be in Civil War? Your guess is as good as Mark Ruffalo's

The cast of Captain America: Civil War is already quite crowded, with confirmed appearances from Iron Man, Black Widow, Hawkeye, Bucky Barnes, Falcon, Vision, War Machine, Scarlet Witch, and Ant-Man.  174 more words

Captain America

After Months of Dialogue, UNSMIL's Peace Plan Falls Short

This week in Libya: murder, mayhem and the continued push towards total state failure. While the army in Benghazi continues to inch towards complete liberation of the city, the conflict in Derna becomes more complicated.  981 more words

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Ralph Nader on Hillary Clinton: “She almost singlehandedly did the Libyan war. The Defense Department was against it."

“I think Hillary is not the Hillary of when she was 30 years old. She made peace with the power structure.”

Former Green Party and independent presidential candidate Ralph Nader labeled 2016 Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton a “deep corporatist and a deep militarist” who has made peace with the nation’s power structure. 438 more words