Daily Archives: January 22, 2020

Obama power!

Our racist U.S. presidents

Forty-Five Felons With Their Own Holiday: The U.S. Presidency David Swanson Margaret Kimberley’s new book on US presidents and Black people shows why the executive mansion is called the “White” House. […] “U.S. presidents represent in certain ways the worst of U.S. society.” […] Washington, D.C., is named for the wealthiest enslaver of his day, […]

Freedom Rider: The Internet Does Washington’s Dirty Work

Freedom Rider: The Internet Does Washington’s Dirty Work Margaret Kimberley As long as the internet is in private hands it should be seen as a “frenemy” — a useful resource that can also be wielded as a weapon. In its early days the internet seemed to be an undisputed good, a means of communication open […]

Annie Jacobsen, “Operation Paperclip”