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The CIA’s 60-Year History of Fake News: How the Deep State Corrupted Many American Writers

Truthdig Editor in Chief Robert Scheer interviews Joel Whitney, author of “Finks,” about how the spy agency turned literary figures into propagandists for militarism and imperial power. Transcript added.

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American Artists Against War


Artists of conscience have always responded angrily and passionately to war, genocide and torture. This book examines the work of American visual artists from 1935 to 2010 who believed that governments and humanity must be held to higher moral standards.

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75 Years Later, the Lessons of Guernica


Seventy-five years ago, the Spanish town of Guernica was bombed into rubble. The brutal act propelled one of the world’s greatest artists into a three-week painting frenzy.

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Leave World War II Out of Gaza

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AP photo / Roberto Pfeil

I have long raged against any comparisons with the Second World War—whether of the Arafat-is-Hitler variety once deployed by Menachem Begin or of the anti-war- demonstrators-are- 1930s-appeasers, most recently used by George Bush and Lord Blair of Kut al-Amara.

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