Edwin Black

This article was originally published on the European Journalism Center’s Magazine section, and was republished on Atticus Mullikin’s Newsvine column. Did you know that the IBM Corporation helped to organize the Holocaust? Did you know that the Nuremberg Laws were based on guidelines drafted by a eugenics organization in the United States, and that the … Continue reading

Yoav Lemmer

In August 2007, NPR featured a story entitled One Year Later, Vestiges of War Fading in Israel, about life on the border between Israel and Palestine one year after the 2006 invasion of Lebanon. Accompanying the story was a photograph so beautiful that, at first, I temporarily forgot the subject matter. An Israeli plane was … Continue reading

1934 Plot by American Industrialists to Seize the White House Foiled by Marine General

This article was originally published on Atticus Mullikin’s Newsvine column. USMC General Smedley Butler, the most decorated Marine of his time, made allegations in 1934 that he had been approached by Wall Street financier Gerald MacGuire, representing some of the wealthiest businessmen in America, who wanted him to lead a 500,000 man force in a … Continue reading