60 Years On, Lives Are Still Being Ruined by the US’ Agent Orange Campaign in Vietnam

60 Years On, Lives Are Still Being Ruined by the US’ Agent Orange Campaign in Vietnam

Six decades ago, the US started spraying toxic herbicide across Vietnam, killing and disabling millions of people. RT speaks to a man who has dedicated his career to repairing the horrific legacy left behind by his country. Chris Sweeney is an author and columnist who has written for newspapers such as The Times, Daily Express,…

Killing Democracy in America

Killing Democracy in America

The phrase “thinking about the unthinkable” has always been associated with the unthinkable cataclysm of a nuclear war, and rightly so. Lately, though, I’ve been pondering another kind of unthinkable scenario, nearly as nightmarish (at least for a democracy) as a thermonuclear Armageddon, but one that’s been rolling out in far slower motion: that America’s…

How the NYT Plays with History

How the NYT Plays with History

Whenever The New York Times or some other mainstream news outlet holds itself out as a paragon of professional journalism – by wagging a finger at some pro-Trump “fake news” or some Internet “conspiracy theory” – I cringe at the self-delusion and hypocrisy. No one hates fake news and fact-free conspiracy theories more than I…