The War Comes Home

The Scourging of Gaza: Diary of a Genocidal War

We are at that point in American history where politicians and pundits look at Kent State and Jackson State as models of tough discipline for American students instead of an atrocity never to be repeated…It’s worth asking why the National Guard has to be brought in to brutalize students camping on college lawns, when the average police force for a medium-sized city has more firepower and a higher body count. Maybe the National Guard just wants their cut of the action…

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Jeffrey St. Clair is editor of CounterPunch. His most recent book is An Orgy of Thieves: Neoliberalism and Its Discontents (with Alexander Cockburn). He can be reached at: sitka@comcast.net or on Twitter @JeffreyStClair3

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