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William Blum

, author of "Killing Hope," left the State Department in 1967, abandoning his aspiration of becoming a Foreign Service Officer, because of his opposition to what the U.S.was doing in Vietnam. He became a founder and editor of the Washington Free Press, the first "alternative" newspaper in the capital. His stay in Chile in 1972-3, writing about the Allende government's "socialist experiment" and its tragic overthrow in a cia-designed coup, instilled in him a personal involvement and an even more heightened interest in what his government was doing in various parts of the world. In the mid-1970's, he worked with former CIA officer Philip Agee and his associates on their project of exposing CIA misdeeds. He currently lives in Washington, DC, working on the staff of Covert Action Quarterly magazine and maintaining the U.S. Foreign Policy Watch page of Z magazine's website. His talks convey an understanding of US foreign policy -- it's hypocrisy, the great harm it inflicts upon the world, and its motivations.

"Here is delayed news, just in. From 1945 to 2005, the United States attempted to overthrow 50 governments, many of them democracies, and to crush 30 popular movements fighting tyrannical regimes. In the process, 25 countries were bombed, causing the loss of several million lives and the despair of millions more."
William Blum, in Rogue State, published by Common Courage Press
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William Blum is the author of: Killing Hope: US Military and CIA Interventions Since World War 2, Rogue State: A Guide to the World's Only Superpower, West-Bloc Dissident: A Cold War Memoir, Freeing the World to Death: Essays on the American Empire. He can be reached at: bblum6@aol.com. Soviet Union
In the lead-up to the war in 2003, Alexander Cockburn, one of the editors, and a terrific writer, constantly used his column to trash the war and its boosters. In February 2003, he praised ... Leftist historian William Blum suggested some reasons for the invasion, like oil and empire. UK Leader of the House of ... Soviet Union

Electroplating is a frequent choice to give zinc die cast components a high quality protective and decorative surface finish. However, applying this kind of treatment for die cast zinc components presents hidden challenges. In order to overcome these issues, a thorough morphology and composition analysis ... Soviet Union
Near the end of this forthcoming and mostly excellent and instructive volume, the author finds it “worrisome” that other nations see the U.S. “abdicating its role .... including democracies, crushed some 30 liberation movements and supported tyrannies from Egypt to Guatemala (see William Blum's histories). Soviet Union
To be specific, the antiwar author and historian, William Blum, once listed 55 instances after WWII in which the US government assisted an overthrow or attempted overthrow of a foreign country. The blueprint for these coups came about with the 1953 coup that removed the democratically-elected leader of ... Soviet Union
Mann is a sociology professor at UCLA and the author of a four-volume series called The Sources of Social Power, in which he explained the major ... Mann identified in 2003 or that other critical analysts like Noam Chomsky, Gabriel Kolko, William Blum and Richard Barnet have described for decades. Soviet Union

Mann is a sociology professor at UCLA and the author of a four-volume series called The Sources of Social Power, in which he explained the major ... and contradictions of U.S. imperialism that Michael Mann identified in 2003 or that other critical analysts like Noam Chomsky, Gabriel Kolko, William Blum ... Soviet Union
... and by example,” the great Australian author, commentator and filmmaker John Pilger wrote nearly nine years ago: “The U.S. has overthrown 50 governments, including democracies, crushed some 30 liberation movements and supported tyrannies from Egypt to Guatemala (see William Blum's histories). Soviet Union
The main problem with the media today, as earlier, is what is left out of articles dealing with controversial issues. The people who created Facebook and Google must be smart. They're billionaires, their companies are worth multi-multi billions, their programs are used by billions around the world. Soviet Union
This presentation is the 51st William Blum Lecture, presented at SUR/FIN 2014 in Cleveland, Ohio on June 9, 2014. In this lecture, Dr. Yinlun Huang discusses the critical issue of sustainability in manufacturing with the primary focus on the surface finishing industry, and the technology directed toward ... Soviet Union
This presentation is the 52nd William Blum Lecture, presented at SUR/FIN 2015 in Rosemont, Illinois on June 8, 2015. In this lecture, Dr. Hudson Bates discusses the nickel research in his group at the Nickel Producers Environmental Research Association (NiPERA), which impact occupational health and ... Soviet Union
At that time, as now, there were few, if any, organizations other than the CIA which could manipulate major Western media in such a manner. [Sources for almost all of this section can be found in William Blum, Freeing the World to Death: Essays on the American Empire (2005), chapter 12; or the author can ... Soviet Union
Imagine … the American public being divided over immigration and race … How could that be possible without Russian trolls? Webster's dictionary: troll – verb: To fish by running a baited line behind a moving boat; noun: A supernatural creature of Scandinavian folklore. Russian Internet trolls are trying to ... Soviet Union
By William Blum. The anti-Russian/anti-Soviet bias in the American media appears to have no limit. You would think that they would have enough self-awareness and ... One of the latest cases in point is a review of a new biography of Mikhail Gorbachev in the New York Times Book Review (September 10).
One of the latest cases in point is a review of a new biography of Mikhail Gorbachev in the New York Times Book Review (September 10). The review says that Gorbachev “was no hero to his own people” because he was “the destroyer of their empire”. This is how the New York Times avoids having to say ...
William Blum is an American author, historian, and critic of United States foreign policy. He studied accounting in college. Later he had a low-level computer-related position at the United States Department of State in the mid-1960s. Initially an anti-communist with dreams of becoming a foreign service officer, he said he ...
ISIS has done the impossible: It has made American foreign policy look almost halfway decent. I hadn't planned on returning to this subject so soon, if ever, because of the distasteful experience of last summer when at least 50 of my subscribers canceled because I said that terrorism carried out by Islamics ...

William Blum is an exception to the mirthless rule. The historian is a one man campaign against the prejudice that serious ... All told in riotous prose that convicts its author of hawking top flight comedy in the guise of dissident literature. It is not mere autobiography. It is a work of art. A model of the genre.
In the mid-1960s, television comedy writer Sol Weinstein produced a series of satirical novels about agent Israel Bond of M 33 and 1/3, a barely disguised .... William Blum's “Killing Hope: U.S. Military and CIA Interventions since World War II” cites more than 50 CIA attempts on the lives of foreign politicians.
It was only a matter of time before they took action. It should be noted that the United States also kept progressives out of power in El Salvador, another of Trump's “shithole” countries. This article is excerpted from the author's “Anti-Empire Report #155”, originally published at WilliamBlum.org on February 8, ...
On January 24 I went to the Washington, DC bookstore Politics & Prose to hear David Cay Johnston, author of “It's Even Worse Than You Think: What the Trump Administration Is Doing to America”. To my surprise he repeatedly said negative things about Russia, and in the Q&A session I politely asked him ...
Considering the historical background of creation of two highest international organisations of the world, League of Nations/LN & United Nations Organisation/UN, it may be safely said that a World War was fought each time that provided necessary impetus for founding of each of these intergovernmental ...
A vehement critic of American foreign policy, William Blum, an American historian and journalist, calls the American State a “rogue State” for its brazen acts of intervention and aggression by the unilateral use of ... The views expressed are personal and not of the organisation that the author works for.
This presentation is the 52nd William Blum Lecture, presented at SUR/FIN 2015 in Rosemont, Illinois on June 8, 2015. In this lecture, Dr. Hudson Bates discusses the nickel research in his group at the Nickel Producers Environmental Research Association (NiPERA), which impact occupational health and ...
By William Blum. Poor Al, who made us laugh for years on Saturday Night Live, is now disgraced as a woman molester – not one of the worst of the current pathetic crop, but he still looks bad. However, everything is relative, and it must be pointed out that the Senator is guilty of a worse moral transgression.
At that time, as now, there were few, if any, organizations other than the CIA which could manipulate major Western media in such a manner. [Sources for almost all of this section can be found in William Blum, Freeing the World to Death: Essays on the American Empire (2005), chapter 12; or the author can ...
Imagine … the American public being divided over immigration and race … How could that be possible without Russian trolls? Webster's dictionary: troll – verb: To fish by running a baited line behind a moving boat; noun: A supernatural creature of Scandinavian folklore. Russian Internet trolls are trying to ...
By William Blum. Capturing the wisdom and the beauty of Donald J. Trump in just one statement escaping from his charming mouth: “Our military has never been stronger. Each day, new equipment is delivered; new and beautiful equipment, the best in the world – the best anywhere in the world, by far.
By William Blum. The anti-Russian/anti-Soviet bias in the American media appears to have no limit. You would think that they would have enough self-awareness and ... One of the latest cases in point is a review of a new biography of Mikhail Gorbachev in the New York Times Book Review (September 10).
One of the latest cases in point is a review of a new biography of Mikhail Gorbachev in the New York Times Book Review (September 10). The review says that Gorbachev “was no hero to his own people” because he was “the destroyer of their empire”. This is how the New York Times avoids having to say ...
William Blum, an American historian and sharp critic of U.S. foreign policy, denounced in his books and numerous articles U.S. intervention in other countries. ... In the book “Confessions of an Economic Hit Man,” American author and consultant John Perkins details the techniques used by both the U.S. ...
ISIS has done the impossible: It has made American foreign policy look almost halfway decent. I hadn't planned on returning to this subject so soon, if ever, because of the distasteful experience of last summer when at least 50 of my subscribers canceled because I said that terrorism carried out by Islamics ...
William Blum is an exception to the mirthless rule. The historian is a one man campaign against the prejudice that serious ... All told in riotous prose that convicts its author of hawking top flight comedy in the guise of dissident literature. It is not mere autobiography. It is a work of art. A model of the genre.
... and by example,” the great Australian author, commentator and filmmaker John Pilger wrote nearly nine years ago: “The U.S. has overthrown 50 governments, including democracies, crushed some 30 liberation movements and supported tyrannies from Egypt to Guatemala (see William Blum's histories).
Mann is a sociology professor at UCLA and the author of a four-volume series called The Sources of Social Power, in which he explained the major ... and contradictions of U.S. imperialism that Michael Mann identified in 2003 or that other critical analysts like Noam Chomsky, Gabriel Kolko, William Blum ...
To be specific, the antiwar author and historian, William Blum, once listed 55 instances after WWII in which the US government assisted an overthrow or attempted overthrow of a foreign country. The blueprint for these coups came about with the 1953 coup that removed the democratically-elected leader of ...
A vehement critic of American foreign policy, William Blum, an American historian and journalist, calls the American State a “rogue State” for its brazen acts of intervention and aggression by the unilateral use of ... The views expressed are personal and not of the organisation that the author works for.
There are many other sources of proof of this need: Chomsky and Herman, for example, William Blum or John Pilger. Nor is this a case of isolated historical wrongdoing that should be consigned to the history books because it was once a problem that's now been eradicated. Media Lens, the most excellent ...
by William Blum / December 6th, 2017 .... Writer John Wight has described the new Cold War as being “in response to Russia's recovery from the demise of the Soviet Union and the failed attempt to turn the country into a wholly owned subsidiary of Washington via the imposition of free market economic shock treatment ...
Whole books have been written which detail our gruesome heritage of ... candor in William Blum's excellent work, America's Deadliest Export: ...
Imagine … the American public being divided over immigration and race … How could that be possible without Russian trolls? Webster's ...
Leo Tolstoy, Russian writer (1828-1910). An anti-abortion congressman asked a woman with whom he was having an extramarital affair to get ...
Capturing the wisdom and the beauty of Donald J. Trump in just one statement escaping from his charming mouth: “Our military has never been ...
By William Blum. Capturing the wisdom and the beauty of Donald J. Trump in just one statement escaping from his charming mouth: “Our ...
William Blum, a former State Department official and author of several books critical of US foreign policy called NED the “CIA's Trojan horse”.
By William Blum ... One of the latest cases in point is a review of a new biography of Mikhail Gorbachev in the New York Times Book Review ...
By William Blum ... One of the latest cases in point is a review of a new biography of Mikhail Gorbachev in the New York Times Book Review ...
Before the analysis, a brief mention about two other books, Rogue State: A Guide to the World's Only Superpower by William Blum and ...
Before the analysis, a brief mention about two other books, Rogue State: A Guide to the World's Only Superpower by William Blum and ...
William Blum, an American historian and sharp critic of U.S. foreign policy, denounced in his books and numerous articles U.S. intervention in ...


 

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