Truthout / Buzzflash 27 January 2013
27 January 2013 – Truthout / Buzzflash
Sam Knight, Truthout: When the global financial system crumbled over four years ago, Iceland played host to one of the most dramatic economic collapses in modern history. Now, its is making headlines for more positive reasons.
Matthew Feldman, Truthout: On this Holocaust Remembrance Day, more than 70 years after the opening of the first Nazi extermination camp for the Jews, we are still learning about the horrors of bureaucratic assembly-line murder as it was then practiced.
H. Patricia Hynes, Truthout: The Paris Peace Accords were signed on January 27, 1973, making possible a re-united Vietnam, but the bitter divisions and toxic legacies of the war live on.
Grace Pollock, Truthout: Since its beginning in 2010, the Histories of Violence project has become an important space of global resistance to prevalent modes and legitimations of violence.
Ted Asregadoo, Truthout Radio: Ted Asregadoo interviews Thom Hartmann on “Truthout Radio” about the Second Amendment, guns, gun violence, and the article he wrote on Truthout entitled, “The Second Amendment was Ratified to Preserve Slavery.”
Nancy Goldstein, The Guardian: Seneca Falls, Stonewall, Selma? Barack Obama‘s rhetoric rodeo won’t sucker us in the LGBT community again.
Molly Knefel, AlterNet: It’s been more than two months since Hurricane Sandy devastated the East Coast, but for many students, the storm has continued to affect daily life and routines.
Jerry Elmer, New. Clear. Vision.: My Lai was not unusual. But I am glad I came here, because it helps me understand and remember the wider phenomenon.
Jeanne Devon, The Mudflats: Bill Fulton, undercover FBI informant in the “Alaska Militia Trial,” gave a lengthy interview to The Mudflats about his role in the case, and his controversial life in Anchorage before it was revealed.
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