“The World Turns Around a Spinning Ball”

Choreographed War and Other Aspects of the World’s Greatest Game  by Eduardo Galeano [The following passages are excerpted at TomDispatch from Eduardo Galeano’s Soccer in Sun and Shadow (Nation Books, Open Road Media ebooks).] The Stadium Have you ever entered an empty stadium? Try it. Stand… Continue Reading  

Watch Hooman Majd Talk Iran with Jon Stewart

The perceptive and eloquent journalist and author discusses his new book, The Ministry of Guidance Invites You to Not Stay: An American Family in Iran, with Jon Stewart of the Daily Show on February 24th.

Perpetual War

How Does the Global War on Terror Ever End?  by Jeremy Scahill via Tom Dispatch [This epilogue to Scahill’s bestselling book, Dirty Wars: The World Is a Battlefield, is posted with the kind permission of its publisher, Nation Books.] On January 21,… Continue Reading  

Iraq Invades the United States

And Other Headlines from an Upside Down History of the U.S. Military and the World  by Eduardo Galeano via Top Dispatch The following passages are excerpted from Eduardo Galeano’s new book, Children of the Days: A Calendar of Human History (Nation Books).]  The… Continue Reading