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187 of the world’s most prominent historians of Japan have written an open letter to Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe, urging that he stop whitewashing the atrocities committed by the Japanese during World War II. You can read the letter here. Of course, Japanese right-wingers refuse to allow this to happen, denying horrors ranging from […]

Inspiration

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On December 10, 2014

Worth remembering who influenced Dick Cheney, Don Rumsfeld, the CIA, and all the other architects of American torture: The United States knows quite a bit about waterboarding. The U.S. government R

Comfort Women

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On November 15, 2014
The level of denial in Japan over forced prostitution, rape, and colonized Korean “comfort women” in World War II is remarkable. Instead, the Japanese government’s narrative is that Japan is the victim in this story. Yeah, right. Between Germany and Japan, I know which one I’d put my money on as potentially being a threat […]

Today in Badasses

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On September 6, 2014

Manolis Glezos: Today, he is an iconic figure in Greece, a leftist who transcends ideology and a national symbol of resistance — beginning in 1941, when he and a friend, Apostolos Santas, ripped dow

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On May 29, 1943, Norman Rockwell published a cover in the Saturday Evening Post of a woman working an industrial job. This cover represented the millions of women entering the workforce during World War II to build the material needed to defeat the Axis. This image was part of a larger cultural phenomena referring to […]

Bomb Shelter Cat

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On January 21, 2014

I may not have any boxing cats for you tonight. And I may not have any firefighting cats either. Or any LOL-style cat photos from the 1870s. But I do have a picture of a cat in a reinforced cat carrie

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