Nicholas J.S. Davies who discusses his article, “Why Afghans Dig Empire Graveyards,” which provides historical context for understanding the U.S. invasion and occupation of Afghanistan – as well as the new strategy on the Afghan war to be announced by President Obama’s this week.
Sidney Hollander, a former Chicago Department of Human Services employee, describes a proposal he co-wrote titled, “How to Create Good Jobs Now, a Bold Proposal for Meeting Human Needs Through a Permanent U.S. Employment Program.”
Journalist Dave Lindorff talks about his recent article, “The Blair-Bush Conspiracy on Iraq,” which looks at commission hearings in Great Britain examining the actions and statements of British political leaders that led to the country’s joining President Bush’s invasion of Iraq in 2003.
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