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Palestinian History: Understanding the Past, Engaging with the Present

My 20-minute presentation on Israel Palestine is the first segment in the below below. In recognition of Arab American Heritage Month and in light of the ongoing humanitarian crisis in Gaza, UM-Flint, in partnership with the Arab American Heritage Council, invited historians Juan Cole, University of Michigan Richard P. Mitchell Collegiate Professor of History, and […]

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Is An American Parliament the Answer to Our Rotting Democracy?

<img fetchpriority="high" decoding="async" width="780" height="439" data-attachment-id="99130" data-permalink="" data-orig-file="" data-orig-size="1920,1080" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"xr:d:DAGCKsHyneg:6,j:3825106576211386777,t:24041202","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"xr:d:DAGCKsHyneg:6,j:3825106576211386777,t:24041202","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="xr:d:DAGCKsHyneg:6,j:3825106576211386777,t:24041202" data-image-description="" data-image-caption=" xr:d:DAGCKsHyneg:6,j:3825106576211386777,t:24041202 ” data-medium-file=”″ data-large-file=”″ src=”″ alt=”” class=”wp-image-99130″ data-recalc-dims=”1″/> On this episode of the Scheer Intelligence podcast, host Robert Scheer welcomes Maxwell L. Stearns, a constitutional lawyer and professor at the University of Maryland Carey School of Law, to discuss his book, […]

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Missing Links in Textbook History: War

Dr. Strangelove – The War Room. Directed by Stanley Kubrick, distributed by Columbia Pictures, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons By Jim Mamer / Original to ScheerPost In the councils of government, we must guard against the acquisition of unwarranted influence, whether sought or unsought, by the military- industrial complex. The potential for the disastrous rise […]