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John Tirman

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John Tirman

John Tirman is executive director of the MIT Center for International Studies. His latest book, The Deaths of Others: The Fate of Civilians in America’s Wars, will be published by Oxford University Press in July.


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Throughout his life and work, Howard Zinn was fashioning a living concept of what it means to be a good citizen.

The human cost of Bush's war: 1 million dead. 4.5 million displaced. 1 million to 2 million widows. 5 million orphans.

The lockdown strategy has made America less safe. there's a better approach.

It is now ten years since the Berlin wall crumbled, but the question of how and why the cold war was concluded still lingers.