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  • emThe United States of Fearem
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    The United States of Fear

    Tom Engelhardt argues that the U.S. government successfully used the threat of terrorism to scare the public into supporting increased spending on war, the military, and homeland security,…

  • Ridenhour Courage Prizes
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    Ridenhour Courage Prizes

    Donald Vance and Rajiv Chandrasekaran were awarded Ridenhour Prizes and spoke briefly. Former President Carter was awarded The Ridenhour Courage Prize in recognition of his life-long…

  • Former President Carter News Conference
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    Former President Carter News Conference

    Earlier today former President Carter received the Ridenhour Courage Prize from the Nation Institute. Later the former president talked with reporters about the Middle East peace process. He answered…

  • emTarget Iranem
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    Target Iran

    Scott Ritter talked about his book, Target Iran: The Truth About the White House’s Plans for Regime Change, published by Nation Books. He was interviewed by Seymour Hersh. Topics included a…

  • emLife Out of Contextem
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    Life Out of Context

    Walter Mosley talked about his book Life Out of Context: Which Includes a Proposal for the Non-Violent Takeover of the House of Representatives, published by Nation Books. Mr. Mosley was interviewed by…

  • The US at War in the Nuclear Age
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    The U.S. at War in the Nuclear Age

    The Nation Institute and New School University presented a conversation on “The Deepening Shadow: The U.S. at War in the Nuclear Age” moderated by Chris Hedges. Among the subjects they addressed…

  • Writing the Political Excerpt
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    Writing the Political: Excerpt

    An excerpt was shown of John Sayles, Barbara Kingsolver and Hamilton Fish discussing connections between writing and politics.

  • Writing the Political
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    Writing the Political

    John Sayles and Barbara Kingsolver discussed connections between writing and politics. The writers have been corresponding with one another for 10 years but this was the first time they have ever met.…

  • Conversation with Cornel West
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    Conversation with Cornel West

    Ms. Morrison talked to Mr. West about a number of issues including his career and writings, the state of race relations in the U.S., American culture, and using literary styles to convey…