Tag Archives: Iraq War

The Fraternity of Failure Paul Krugman

A very important article in today’s New York Times by Paul Krugman, likely to be ignored by all Republicans who most need to read it:  Jeb Bush wants to stop talking about past controversies. And you can see why. He … Continue reading

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When Art Recycles Conflict

Posting from Radio Netherlands at: http://www.rnw.nl/english/article/when-art-recycles-conflict 27 year old Iraq war veteran Drew Cameron literally recycled his past by shredding his military fatigues into tiny strips and making them into paper, on which he then wrote or made images in many … Continue reading

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Conflict Poem: ‘Phantom Noise’ by Brian Turner

Brian Turner’s new collection of poems ‘Phantom Noise’, inspired by the Iraq War and its aftermath, includes the title poem: Phantom Noise There is this ringing hum this bullet-borne language ringing shell-fall and static this late-night ringing of threadwork and carpet ringing hiss and … Continue reading

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Mitt Romney’s Empire and the End of Neo Con Fantasies

I hear Mitt Romney is complaining US troops will leave Iraq at the end of 2011. Interesting. The US invaded Iraq because there were weapons of mass destruction there (there weren’t), because of its link to 9/11 (there wasn’t any) … Continue reading

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US Casualties in Iraq War by US State Map

Simon Rogers in the UK Guardian has a map of US military deaths and casualties in Iraq by  US state today. So I guess folk in Britain are interested in this. And thank you Simon for recognizing those who died … Continue reading

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