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[l] at 9/10/19 1:16pm

Donald Trump got the headlines as usual -- but don’t be fooled. It wasn't Trumpism in action this August, but what we should all now start referring to as the Pompeo Doctrine...

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[l] at 9/10/19 3:36am

When the conflict that the Vietnamese refer to as the American War ended in April 1975, I was a U.S. Army captain attending a course at Fort Knox, Kentucky. 

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[l] at 9/8/19 8:27am

Do you remember July 8, 2011? Where you were? What you did? Whom you talked to? Anything at all?

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[l] at 9/5/19 5:48am

He crossed the border without permission or, as far as I could tell, documentation of any sort. I’m speaking about Donald Trump’s uninvited, unasked-for invasion of my personal space...

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[l] at 8/18/19 1:39pm

I, Winston Smith... I mean, Tom Engelhardt... have not just been reading a dystopian novel, but, it seems, living one -- and I suspect I’ve been living one all my life...

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[l] at 8/15/19 5:32am

It’s hard to believe that more than four years have passed since the police shotAmílcar Pérez-López a few blocks from my house in San Francisco’s Mission District...

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[l] at 8/13/19 5:14am

When I was a teenager in the 1970s, I looked to the heavens: to God and Christianity (as arbitrated by the Catholic Church) and to the soaring warbirds of the U.S. military, which I believed kept us safe...

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[l] at 8/11/19 2:20pm

"Westerns" may have been America's most versatile art form...

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[l] at 8/8/19 6:06am

One afternoon in New York City in the spring of 1964, I marched at the head of a small civil rights demonstration, one of the few white people in the group. I was carrying a watermelon. It was a Dick Gregory joke...

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[l] at 8/6/19 5:23am

When it comes to heat, extreme weather, wildfires, and melting glaciers, the planet is now in what the media increasingly refers to as “record” territory, as climate change’s momentum outpaces predictions...

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[l] at 8/4/19 2:06pm

A Marilyn has once again seduced a president...

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[l] at 8/1/19 4:47am

Along rivers prone to overflowing, people sometimes talk of preparing for a 100-year flood -- a dangerous surge of muddy, debris-filled water so overwhelming it appears only once a century...

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[l] at 7/30/19 5:26am

At its best, the Earth was once likened to a spaceship that sails through the heavens with a crew working together for the common good...

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[l] at 7/28/19 2:28pm

Could Donald Trump end the Afghan war someday...

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[l] at 7/25/19 5:30am

Lately, I’ve been thinking about the Grimm’s fairy tale, Hansel and Gretel...

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[l] at 7/23/19 5:14am

From our present vantage point, it seems clear that, by 2019, the United States had passed a point of no return...

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[l] at 7/18/19 5:39am

As I turn 75, there’s no simpler way to put it than this: I’m an old man on a new planet -- and, in case it isn’t instantly obvious, that’s not good news on either score...

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[l] at 7/16/19 5:39am

When, in his farewell address in 1961, President Dwight D. Eisenhower warned of the dangers of the “unwarranted influence” wielded by the “military-industrial complex,” he could never have dreamed of an arms-making corporation of the size and political clout of Lockheed Martin...

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[l] at 7/14/19 2:23pm

I have never said this publicly before, but in December 1974 I had an abortion...

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[l] at 7/11/19 5:53am

It’s always the oil...

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[l] at 7/9/19 4:15am

Put up with me for just a moment while I wax literary...

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