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Beat the Devil

Alexander Cockburn

For a Man of Peace, Gore has plenty of blood on his hands.

In the gray dawn of the twenty-first century, only a handful of lawmakers dare to stand up and be counted on matters of war and peace.

Forget 9/11. Alan Greenspan escapes vilification for his role in a plot against America's economic security.

It would be foolish to bet that an attack on Iran couldn't happen.

If the American people are largely against the war, what's the matter with the antiwar movement? The answer lies with what has happened over the years to the American left.

A grim history lesson of what happened in the 1920s when fears of alien infection inflamed American eugenicists.


Alexander Cockburn
Alexander Cockburn, The Nation's "Beat the Devil" columnist and one...