Freeing the World to Death
Essays on the American Empire

Blum, William
Publisher:  Common Courage Press
Year Published:  2004
Pages:  314pp   ISBN:  9781567513066
Resource Type:  Book
Cx Number:  CX24607

A collection of essays written by William Blum, some of which were published over the past decade in various magazines and anthologies, some appeared in his regular internet newsletter: The Anti-Empire Report, some which appeared only on his website, and some written explicitly for this book.


Table of Contents

The Anti-Empire Report
Monthly commentaries (July 2004 and earlier)
Interventions Are Us
Myth and Denial in the War on terrorism: Just why do terrorists terrorize?
Reflections on September 11, 2001 and the bombing of Afghanistan
What do the imperial mafia really want?
Setting a high (double) standard: Supplying Saddam Hussein with weapons of mass destruction
Debate in Dublin: "America's foreign policy does more harm than good."
The 1998 bombings of Afghanistan and Sudan’s Medicine Supply
Peru: Their Terrorists, Our Freedom Fighters
Madeleine Albright, ethically challenged
The Bombing of PanAm Flight 103 - Case Not Closed
Interventions: The Unending List (includes Venezuela)
The Cold War
Before there were terrorists, there were communists and the Wonderful World of Anti-Communism
Hiroshima: Last military act of World War II or first act of the Cold War?
Will humans ever fly? Smashing socialism in the 20th century
Overthrowing other people’s governments: The Master List
The Empire at Home
Conversations (sort of) with Americans
Cuban political prisoners ... in the United States
Treason: None dare call it nothing
If John Kerry is the answer, what is the question?
"Letter from America", columns in The Ecologist of London
Winning hearts and mindless
Being There with Alan Greenspan and Ayn Rand
If in doubt, call the FBI
The Election Circus
Book review: The Best Democracy Money Can Buy
The myth of America's "booming economy"
And now for something completely different: A New Yorker trapped in Los Angeles

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