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Imperialism 101

Michael Parenti is an American writer, lecturer, scholar, political scientist, and historian.  His broad spectrum of work embodies the topics of American foreign policy, imperialism, economics, communism, fascism, socialism, religion, history, and politics, to name a few.  He is a widely-known and well-respected lecturer at universities and conventions around the world.  The following is an excerpt from his essay, “Imperialism 101.”

Walter Cronkite on Censorship

Walter Cronkite is one of the most famous reporters in American history. Having served as a front-line journalist since the Vietnam War, he has tremendous experience with government censorship and its progression from the 1960s to the present. In the following essay, he discusses that progression and comments on the condition of war-time journalism today.

Freedom From Fear – Aung San Suu Kyi & The National League for Democracy in Myanmar

Burmese Buddhist Aung San Suu Kyi is the leader of the National League for Democracy in Myanmar. As a prisoner of conscience, her peaceful and non-violent struggle against a repressive regime has earned her such notable recognitions as the Rafto Prize and the Nobel Peace Prize.  The following is an excerpt from “Freedom from Fear,” an essay she published to commemorate her winning of the 1990 Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought.