Muhammad Ali To Be Honored With An Airport Bearing His Name
“I’m not the greatest, I’m the double greatest” -Muhammad Ali One of America’s greatest patriots, Muhammad Ali, is being honored for living a life of courage, conviction and love. The New York Post reported this week that the Louisville Regional Airport Authority’s board voted ...read more
The Spark that Ignited the Vietnam War
Buddhist monk Thich Quang Duc self-immolating in a protest against the U.S.-backed government of Ngo Dinh Diem. (Photo credit: Malcolm Browne) By Beverly Deepe Keever The 40th anniversary of the withdrawal of American troops from the Vietnam War was recently commemorated, but ...read more
How Lying Causes Casualties of War
By Gary G. Kohls: Not too long ago I watched “Johnny Got His Gun,” the film adaptation of Dalton Trumbo’s famous antiwar novel with the same title about a young American soldier who came home from the trenches of World War I in France, having miraculously survived an artillery ...read more
Remembering Fear: Andrew Sullivan on 'How to Survive a Plague'
Andrew Sullivan's post about 'How to Survive a Plague', a new film on the gay civil rights movement and AIDS epidemic is an absolute must read. Key quote: If you want to understand the gay civil rights movement in the last twenty years, you need to see this film. None of it ...read more