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D.F. Fleming on "The Origins of the Cold War"

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08/06/2014Alan Milchman

In the statist world in which we live there is a very real tendency to accept as fact all that the official organs of propaganda emit. Nowhere is this tendency more apparent than in the area of foreign affairs. The power of the State is such that the truth about the last fifty years has easily been suppressed. in allowing the State to write history as well as make it, we run the risk of surrendering all that remains of our fast vanishing freedoms. Are we to march into endless wars because the State has designated this or that nation to be the "enemy"?

Volume 1, Number 1; Spring 1965


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Milchman, Alan. "D.F. Fleming on "The Origins of the Cold War."" Left and Right 1, No. 1 (Spring 1965): 64-83.