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JIM DORENKOTT

KENT STATE — 40 YEARS LATER by Jim Dorenkott May 4th 1970 I am sitting in my classroom  at college after getting out of the Navy. Students come running in up to my desk and almost whisper: “They just shot … Continue reading

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CENTRAL AMERICA

Honduran President Manuel Zelaya speaking to supporters from his place of forced exile at the Brazilian embassy. TAKING REFUGE IN THE BRAZILIAN EMBASSY by Jim Dorenkott Honduras continues its decline in the jaws of a coup which now passes its … Continue reading

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CENTRAL AMERICA

Close-up of Stela H at Copan in Honduras, depicting the Mayan ruler Uaxaclajuun Ub’aah K’awiil (18 Rabbit). Flickr photograph by Youngrobv. THE LIES ABOUT HONDURAS WE BELIEVED by Jim Dorenkott President Zelaya was ousted in a coup in the early … Continue reading

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COMMENTARY

NADER-GONZALEZ WOULD NEVER DITCH VAN JONES by Jim Dorenkott Obama has caved to the right wing talk show fanatics. He has allowed them to define what a “truther” is. Van Jones is one of the few both extraordinarily gifted and … Continue reading

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A MEMOIR

Atomic bomb cloud over Nagasaki, Japan, August 9, 1945. Building A Movement DIPLOMACY by Jim Dorenkott The admiral came out of his cabin to the navigation bridge, and because of what was going on, I was carefully eavesdropping The day … Continue reading

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A MEMOIR

Richard Nixon with Mohammad Reza Shah Pahlavi, the Shah of Iran, who ruled Iran as the Shahanshah, or the King of Kings, and the Aryamehr, Light of the Aryans, from 1941 until the 1979 Iranian revolution. Building A Movement EVE … Continue reading

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A MEMOIR

Building A Movement BOOT CAMP by Jim Dorenkott The not-very-happy petty officer in charge of billeting and his colleague threatened to keep me in boot camp for four years if I didn’t change my last selection to something a little … Continue reading

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