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VIDEO: 75 Anniversary of the Nuclear Bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki
VIDEO: 75 Anniversary of the Nuclear Bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki
August 11, 2020

2020 marks the 75 anniversary of the nuclear bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. The United States still remains the only nation to use atomic weapons on its enemies. But was incinerating untold numbers of Japanese really necessary? The bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki were a political act to begin the Cold War, deliberately carried out by American leaders to assert U.S. hegemony. Watch the video and read more in the Editorial article.

Hiroshima and the Backlash Against Historical Truth
August 7, 2020

On the 50th anniversary of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in 1995 historians at the Smithsonian tried to present a truthful accounting of that U.S. decision-making but were stopped by right-wing politicians who insist on maintaining comforting myths, recalls Gary G. Kohls.

Hiroshima and the Backlash Against Historical Truth
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Hiroshima, Nagasaki 75 Years On, Washington Still Playing Terror Card
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Hiroshima, Nagasaki 75 Years On, Washington Still Playing Terror Card
August 7, 2020

The bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki were a political act to begin the Cold War, deliberately carried out by American leaders to assert U.S. hegemony.

John Pilger: Another Hiroshima is Coming – Unless We Stop It Now
August 5, 2020

Hiroshima and Nagasaki were acts of premeditated mass murder unleashing a weapon of intrinsic criminality. It was justified by lies that form the bedrock of 21st century U.S. war propaganda, casting a new enemy, and target – China.

John Pilger: Another Hiroshima is Coming – Unless We Stop It Now
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Truman’s ‘Human Sacrifice’ to Subdue Moscow
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Truman’s ‘Human Sacrifice’ to Subdue Moscow
August 4, 2020

In this introduction to the memoir of a Nagasaki bombing victim, historian Peter Kuznick shows why the bombs were dropped and how some victims’ anger propelled the Japanese anti-nuclear movement.

Atomic Bombings at 75: Scholars Speak Out Against ‘Unnecessary’ Attacks
August 3, 2020

Japan was ready to surrender, making the atomic bombings of Hiroshima on Aug. 6, 1945, and Nagasaki two days later, totally unnecessary and morally indefensible, say a panel of scholars in two video discussions.

Atomic Bombings at 75: Scholars Speak Out Against ‘Unnecessary’ Attacks
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Weaving Impunity for Dictatorship Crimes in Chile
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Weaving Impunity for Dictatorship Crimes in Chile
July 25, 2020

Chile is governed by silence and complicity – the Pinochet legacy, together with the military’s “pact of silence” – remain perpetual obstacles.

War Crimes and War Criminals: Who Will Be Held Accountable?
July 23, 2020

There is something unique about how the United States manipulates the “terrorism” label to avoid being accused of carrying out war crimes.

War Crimes and War Criminals: Who Will Be Held Accountable?
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