Don’t know much about history


By Jeff Stein, August 21, 2012   Gwenyth Todd had worked in a lot of places in Washington where powerful men didn’t hesitate to use sharp elbows. She had been a Middle East expert for the National Security…  [more]

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Death in a dying town

How Rural America Steals Girls’ Futures

By Monica Potts, April 6, 2023   “Boy crazy” was what people called it. “She was so boy crazy,” I would hear about my girlfriends. I never heard the reverse, that a boy…  [more]

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Death by Doughnut

Black WWII soldiers asked a White woman for doughnuts. They were shot.

By , January 15, 2023 at 7:00 a.m. EST   The Black soldiers — Allen Leftridge and Frank Glenn — were challenged by a White…  [more]

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Morality in a box

In rural Georgia, an unlikely rebel against Trumpism

By Stephanie McCrummen, December 22 at 6:00 AM   BEULAH, Ga. — As he pulled into the parking lot of Beulahland Baptist Church on Election Day last month, nearly everything about Cody…  [more]

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MAGA Violence

MAGA Election Violence Absent—For Now

By Elaine Shannon, November 9 2022   Anybody heading for Phoenix to snarl traffic for Kari Lake and Blake Masters? To Harrisburg to storm the state capitol for Mehmet Oz? To Atlanta to burn  [more]

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When a tangled web woven unravels

1950s U.S. Foreign Policy Looms Large in Lebanon

By Jacob Boswell, July 29, 2022   The Cold War may be over, but the legacy of containment looms large over Lebanon. For decades, the U.S. has been the single largest…  [more]

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Thank you for your service


‘I didn’t know who I was any more’: how CIA torture pushed me to the edge of death

By Abu Zubaydah, Sat 29 Jan 2022 04.30 EST   I found myself chained to a steel bed in a white…  [more]

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