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The Ramsey Clark Interviews: Defending Saddam Hussein

by Rachel Mason on June 2, 2016
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In a previous interview, I spoke with former U.S. Attorney General and longtime human rights activist Ramsey Clark about JFK’s assignation and wake, as well the current presidential election. In this conversation, Clark offers why he’s chosen to defend people who are largely considered evil, including Saddam Hussein. We talked in depth about why we try to understand these people.

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Islamic State and the Reinvention of Iconoclasm

by Corinna Kirsch on June 1, 2015
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Art gives power to the already-powerful. But when the powerful are dethroned, their art usually comes tumbling down with them. That’s political iconoclasm: the destruction of statues, monuments, and images by those newly in power. Out with the old, in with the new.

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