Review: “The Most Dangerous Man in America: Timothy Leary, Richard Nixon and the Hunt for the Fugitive King of LSD” by Bill Minutaglio and Steven L. Davis

Wednesday, February 7th, 2018

My review of this book: I give it 4/5.

Noam Chomsky: tears for refugees, the American “battle lab” at Guántanamo, and how the USA uses torture systems today

Wednesday, December 27th, 2017

There are two things below that I think stand out from what is otherwise a radiant interview: first, the outstanding article on how Chomsky reacted at speaking with refugees from Plain of Jars. Second, the details of the Cheney-Rumsfeld-created “battle lab”, which is a military-lingo euphemism for “torture lab” at the Guántanamo Bay camp.

Hearts and Minds – one of the best documentaries

Sunday, October 16th, 2016

Some words on the extremely good 1974 documentary “Hearts and Minds” and how it’s extremely valid in 2016.

US media: Indochina and Vietnam, reports and postwar info

Friday, June 12th, 2015

A few quotes on the US reports, both during and postwar, in relation to Indochina and Vietnam, and some US government positions on this.