Links to Recent Articles of Interest
By Juliette Kayyem, Washington Post, posted August 5
“White-supremacist terror is rooted in a pack, a community.” The author is a former assistant secretary in the Department of Homeland Security.
“The Yakima Terror: Ninety Years Ago in Washington, a Wave of Anti-Immigrant Sentiment Resulted in Horror for Filipinos”
By Steve Ross, Slate, posted August 4
The author teaches history at the University of Southern California.
“Citizens Facing Deportation Isn’t New. Here’s What Happened When the US Removed Mexican-Americans in the 1930s”
By Jasmine Aguilera, Time, posted August 2
On mass deportations, mainly during the Hoover administration. Based principally on the research of scholars Francisco Balderrama and Raymond Rodríguez, authors of Decade of Betrayal.
By David Krugler, History News Network, posted August 4
The author teaches US history at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville. He proposes the term “antiblack collective violence” in place of “race riots.”
By Andrew J. Bacevich, Roanoke Times, posted August 2
The author is a professor emeritus of history and international relations at Boston University.
“A Political 100-Year Flood: Trump’s Venom Against the Media, Immigrants, ‘Traitors,’ and More Is Nothing New”
By Adam Hochschild, TomDispatch.com, posted August 1
On parallels with repression in the US in the World War I era. The author has written several widely read history books including To End All Wars about World War I in Britain.
By Mel Gurtov and Mark Selden, Asia-Pacific Journal, posted August 1.
Both of the authors have written widely over many years on East Asia and US policies toward the region.
“The GOP’s Sinister New Nationalism: The Party’s Assault on ‘Globalists’ and ‘Cosmopolitans’ Pushes Against Internationalism When It’s Needed Most”
By John Feffer, Foreign Policy in Focus, posted July 31
The author is director of Foreign Policy in Focus at the Institute for Policy Studies.
By Peter Beinart, Forward, posted July 29
“They conflate love of Israel with love of America because they see Israel as a model for what they want America to be: an ethnic democracy.”
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