World War II

Graphics: Major U.S. military operations since World War II

Two decades ago, on October 7, 2001, the onset of the U.S. bombing campaign against the Taliban triggered an endless nightmare for the Afghan people. While combating al-Qaeda and the Taliban, the U.S. also caused a large number of unnecessary…

Trenton Makes: Interview with the Author Tadzio Koelb

By Jhon Sánchez I had read Trenton Makes more than once. The first time was for John Reed’s workshop at the New School. Tadzio had just graduated from his Masters in the prestigious University of East Anglia in Britain, and…

To Be Human: Vasily Grossman and Endurance

This article is about those few fellow humans who dedicated their lives to resistance and who never gave up their fight for human freedom and dignity. Some of them were murdered, some died at an early age from incurable diseases,…

Reexamining History with Noam Chomsky: US Elite’s view of European Fascism before WW2

This video is the beginning of a new series called “Reexamining History” in which we explore history and surface facts that are usually suppressed and/or ignored in mainstream historical literature. In this part of Reexaming History, we talk to Prof.Noam…

Japan’s emperor voices ‘deep remorse’ over war

Japan marked the 70th anniversary of its World War II surrender Saturday with about 7,000 people at the ceremonials and observing a period of silence at noon in Nippon Budokan, a hall in Tokyo’s Chiyoda Ward. Exactly 70 years ago,…