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Will We Ever Be Able to Abolish War? Oct 19, 2017

"The Vietnam War," Ken Burns' excellent documentary on PBS, rolls on a long tide of excruciating memories. On film and with Peter Coyote's stark narration, we see the ebb and flow of anguish and doubt that marked American foreign policy in Southeast ... Read More

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Killing Millions Since 1917 Oct 19, 2017

This year marks the 100th anniversary of the October Revolution, the 1917 Bolshevik insurrection in St. Petersburg (then Petrograd) that was key in catapulting Vladimir Ilyich Lenin toward his eventual role as ruler of Russia. Within five years, the ... Read More

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Do Republicans Want Tax Reform, or Just a Tax Cut? Oct 18, 2017

House Speaker Paul Ryan would really, really like to reform the U.S. tax code. When the editorial board met with him last month, he made that much clear. "We have the worst tax code in the industrialized world," he said. "Just trimming it back isn't ... Read More