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About Tom Engelhardt

Tom Engelhardt, co-founder of the American Empire Project and the author of The American Way of War: How Bush’s Wars Became Obama’s as well as The End of Victory Culture, runs the Nation Institute's TomDispatch.com. His latest book is The United States of Fear (Haymarket Books).

Author Archives: Tom Engelhardt

The Importance of Being Exceptional

October 26th, 2014 | by Tom Engelhardt

From Ancient Greece to Twenty-First-Century America  by David Bromwich The origins of the phrase “American exceptionalism” are not especially obscure. The

The Wilderness Act Turns 50

September 28th, 2014 | by Tom Engelhardt

Celebrating the Great Laws of 1964 by William deBuys Let us now praise famous laws and the year that begat them:

Apocalypse Now, Iraq Edition

September 24th, 2014 | by Tom Engelhardt

Fighting in Iraq Until Hell Freezes Over  by Peter Van Buren I wanted to offer a wry chuckle before we headed

How America Made ISIS

September 6th, 2014 | by Tom Engelhardt

Their Videos and Ours, Their “Caliphate” and Ours  by Tom Engelhardt Whatever your politics, you’re not likely to feel great about

Dead Is Dead

July 24th, 2014 | by Tom Engelhardt

Drone-Killing the Fifth Amendment by Peter Van Buren You can’t get more serious about protecting the people from their government

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