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‘On This Day’ 1970: USAID Torturer Dan Mitrione Executed by Tupamaro Rebels in Uruguay

‘On This Day’ 1970: USAID Torturer Dan Mitrione Executed by Tupamaro Rebels in Uruguay

“The precise pain, in the precise place, in the precise amount, for the desired effect.” -Dan Mitrione Few Americans outside national..

August 10, 2016 with 0 Comments
‘On This Day’ 2012: Sandy Hook Elementary School Massacre

‘On This Day’ 2012: Sandy Hook Elementary School Massacre

From the time he was just two years old, Adam Lanza was exhibiting what an inquiry into the horrific events of December 14, 2012 would..

December 14, 2015 with 0 Comments
‘On This Day’ 2005: US Marines Massacre 24 Iraqi Men, Women and Children in Haditha

‘On This Day’ 2005: US Marines Massacre 24 Iraqi Men, Women and Children in Haditha

On November 19, 2005, 24 Iraqi men, women and children, from an infant to elderly grandparents, were killed in cold blood by US Marines in..

November 19, 2015 with 0 Comments
Obama at Selma: “Our March Is Not Yet Finished”

Obama at Selma: “Our March Is Not Yet Finished”

Standing at the foot of a bridge named after a former Ku Klux Klan grand master, within site of a billboard honoring the founder of said..

March 8, 2015 with 0 Comments
‘On This Day’ 1899: Philippine-American War Begins

‘On This Day’ 1899: Philippine-American War Begins

By the late 1890s, the age of American overseas imperialism was underway in earnest. Following the conquest, annihilation and subjugation..

February 4, 2015 with 0 Comments
10 Years After Abu Ghraib, No Justice For Torturers, Tortured

10 Years After Abu Ghraib, No Justice For Torturers, Tortured

“You can’t spell abuse without Abu,” said one US Army medic to another, Sgt. Andrew Duffy, after throwing a seriously..

May 6, 2014 with 3 Comments
‘On This Day’ 1878: Poet Carl Sandburg Born

‘On This Day’ 1878: Poet Carl Sandburg Born

People’s World On January 6, 1878, Pulitzer Prize-winning poet and author Carl Sandburg was born in Galesburg, Illinois. His working..

January 6, 2014 with 0 Comments
The Other 9/11: Remembering the 1973 Chilean Coup

The Other 9/11: Remembering the 1973 Chilean Coup

Today the United States commemorates the worst terrorist attack in its history, replete with solemn vows to ‘never forget’ what..

September 11, 2013 with 0 Comments
‘On This Day’ 1937: ‘Women’s Day Massacre’

‘On This Day’ 1937: ‘Women’s Day Massacre’

John Wojcik, People’s World On June 19, 1937, police in Youngstown, Ohio, used tear gas on women and children, including at least one..

June 19, 2013 with 0 Comments
How the Catonsville Nine Survived on Film

How the Catonsville Nine Survived on Film

Jake Olzen, Waging Nonviolence “It is arguably the single most powerful antiwar act in American history,” Martin Sheen once recounted..

May 17, 2013 with 0 Comments
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  • White House Welcomes Brigitte Gabriel, Leader of Anti-Muslim ‘Hate Group’ ACT for America
  • Republican Florida Court Official Calls for Lynching of Black Anti-Death Penalty State Attorney Aramis Ayala
  • South Dakota Governor Dennis Daugaard Signs Anti-LGBTQ Adoption, Foster Care Bill Into Law
  • Mississippi Republican Andy Gipson Kills Domestic Violence Divorce Bill
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