There's No There There

This is Murray Polner's blog. Polner, who writes book reviews for HNN, is the author of “No Victory Parades: The Return of the Vietnam Veteran” and “When Can We Come Home? A Debate on Amnesty for Exiles, Anti-War Prisoners and Others.”

  • William Pfaff: The Pundit Who Hated Militarism & War

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    "Nowhere in the elite establishment newspaper sphere could you find regular, sustained, and well-informed criticism of an aggressive and overly militarized American foreign policy."--Scott McConnell.

  • The Neocons: First in War, Last in Peace

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    "American Jewish right-wingers [like Irving Kristol] are almost without exception partisans of the Likud policy of de facto annexation of the West Bank." 

  • Are You Ready To Fight Putin's Russia?

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    There's only one way out of the Ukrainian mess and that's patient, deliberate, nonviolent diplomacy. The alternative could be a nuclear war.

  • It's SUPER BOWL Time!!!!

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    The Super Bowl is designed to remind us that the USA, the NFL, and the 1% team owners are one and the same.

  • Who Knows Eric Fair?

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    The recent revelation about  unaccountable Americans using torture on prisoners have again raised the question of morality and legality.

  • How Much Freedom for Journalists?

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    Veteran Washington-based reporters complain about the Obama Administration's restrictions on press freedom

  • Resisting Evil

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    Patrick Henry, a Catholic scholar, proves that Jews did resist the Nazis, physically, spiritually,. violenty and non-violently

  • Stalin & American Myths

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    Why and how Stalin badly hurt Russia and why Hiroshima did not end WWII.