From William Blum’s Foreign Policy Journal article, “We Came, We Saw, We Destroyed, We Forgot”:
Since the end of the Second World War, the United States of America has …
Attempted to overthrow more than 50 governments, most of which were democratically-elected.1
Attempted to suppress a populist or nationalist movement in 20 countries.2
Interfered in democratic elections in at least 30 countries.3
Dropped bombs on the people of more than 30 countries.4
Attempted to assassinate more than 50 foreign leaders.5
- A second wave of bomb threats sent to Jewish community centers in the evening brought the number of locations threatened on Monday to 28.
- Accounting firm PricewaterhouseCoopers fessed up to the massive Oscars oops that caused "La La Land" to be named best picture instead of "Moonlight" 🙊
- The trans sister of a Trump inauguration singer must be allowed to use the restroom that fits her gender ID, a judge ruled.
- Elon Musk announced that his SpaceX company will send two tourists around the moon by 2018 🚀🌝