Seymour Hersh’s New Memoir Is a Fascinating, Flabbergasting Masterpiece

Seymour Hersh’s New Memoir Is a Fascinating, Flabbergasting Masterpiece

By John Schwarz July 11, 2018 2 Jun 2018 – At the beginning of Seymour Hersh’s new memoir, “Reporter,” he tells a story from his first job in journalism, at the City News Bureau of Chicago. City News stationed a reporter at Chicago’s police headquarters 24 hours a day to cover whatever incidents were radioed […]

Democracy, Development and Reputation: Vietnam and Turkey

Democracy, Development and Reputation: Vietnam and Turkey

  By Richard Falk • More than 25 years ago I took part in a major conference in Kuala Lumpur affirming the importance of human rights. At the end of the second day, the convener of the conference, Chandra Muzaffar, a leading advocate of human rights and democracy in Malaysia, arranged for a few of […]

Parallel Universes: Vietnam and Palestine

Parallel Universes: Vietnam and Palestine

By Richard Falk Not surprisingly, my sixth visit to Vietnam stirred many memories, among them, a recognition of the parallels between the Vietnamese and Palestinian experiences, two peoples who have meant so much to me over the course of my adult lifetime. I visited Hanoi in 1968 in the midst of the American war that […]