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genocide



  • The Rap Against Christopher Columbus Statues Overlooks Their Origins

    by Jonathan Zimmerman

    The great achievement of the 20th-century United States was the integration of formerly excluded ethnics -- Italians, Irish, Jews, and others -- into full citizenship and equality. And the great tragedy was our failure to do the same for nonwhites, especially African Americans and Native Americans.


  • Mourning in America

    by Ed Simon

    Historically the powerful have described deaths from disease and starvation as "natural" to hide the political nature of suffering and their own responsibility. To mourn is to fight this erasure.

  • Indian Removal

    by Claudio Saunt

    In May 1830, the United States Congress authorized the US federal government to uproot and transport 80,000 people from their homes east of the Mississippi.


  • Why Holocaust Fiction?

    by Bernice Lerner

    Had they had a choice, I believe Hitler’s victims would have wanted nothing about the mortal crimes against them falsified. 


  • Proof that Bombs Can Stop Genocide

    by Rafael Medoff

    If President Roosevelt had heeded the pleas that were made in 1944 to use force against the machinery of genocide, many lives could have been saved.