5/18/12 by AC
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American History for Truthdiggers: Vietnam, a U.S. Tragedy
Our military intervention there in the 1960s and '70s cost 58,000 U.S. lives and created a gash in our nation's psyche that never healed.
Police: 'New Breed' of Terrorists in Northern Ireland
A young journalist is killed in the city of Londonderry during riots that likely had the support of the dissident group The New IRA.
Hopes for Two-State Solution Dim in Wake of Israeli Election
Some cling to the belief that both sides will come around, but support for the idea has faded among Jewish Israelis and young Palestinians.
More Than 200 Die in Sri Lanka Hotel, Church Bombings
The eight Easter Sunday blasts also wounded hundreds in the deadliest violence the country has seen since its civil war ended a decade ago.
Accuracy at Heart of Census Question Before Supreme Court
The fight pits immigration advocates and Democratic-led states against the Trump administration.
Comedian Headed for Landslide Victory in Ukraine Election
Volodymyr Zelenskiy, whose only political experience consists of playing a president on TV, appears to have ousted Petro Poroshenko.
Our Ever-Deadlier Police State
Better training and reforms are not the solution: The problem is that the system is designed to protect the rich at the expense of the poor.
The American Tragedy Playing Out in Our Classrooms
A society that refuses to adequately invest in the education of its children is refusing to invest in the future. It is nihilism on a grand scale.
Nothing Wrong With Help From Russians, Trump Lawyer Says
Rudy Giuliani calls the Trump campaign's effort to get political help from representatives of the Russian government possibly ill-advised but not illegal.
The Right Is Attacking Ilhan Omar With Anti-Semitic Tropes
Racism is not that complicated, so it is not a surprise that contemporary racists can't come up with new tropes for demeaning minorities.
This aggression will not stand.