A thoroughly mediocre rendering of a tumultuous year. Mediocre in every way, including aesthetically, concludes Jim DiEugenio.
By Thomas A. Bass, at Mekong Review
Read the 3-part article by Patrick Martin at the World Socialist Web Site
Ronald Redmon follows up on an earlier article with this overview and tribute to Eugene Dinkin, who died in 2012 in Los Angeles.
Ronald Redmon recounts the story of this Army private who predicted the assassination of JFK well before it happened, but whose reports were ignored by both the authorities in advance of November 22, and by the government investigators thereafter.
C-SPAN has announced its schedule for airing The Future of Freedom Foundation's conference "The National Security State & JFK," which was held at the Washington Dulles Marriott on June 3, 2017.
Extralegal assassinations, unwarranted domestic surveillance, interventionist wars at the behest of corporate interests, torture or other activities of that stripe – these all have their roots in the Dulles era in which covert, corporate power developed into a well-oiled and unaccountable machine running roughshod. These dark forces have continued to operate regardless of who is elected president; and the refusal to face them has caused the Democratic Party to lose its way, writes Alex Sill.
The Democratic Party has become something both JFK and RFK would deplore—the party of war.
By Adam Walinsky, At: Politico