SUPPLEMENTARY MATERIALS to accompany presentation

“What Can We Learn From The Teens? Protest, Rebellion, Commitment Then And Now”,

by Grover Furr, Montclair State University

“Everything old is new again” – Peter Allen; also, Barenaked Ladies.

Main Sources on repression of anti-war and labor:

Dowell, Eldridge Foster. A History of Criminal Syndicalism Legislation in the United States. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins Press, 1939

Murray, Robert K. Red scare; a study in national hysteria, 1919-1920. Minneapolis, University of Minnesota Press [1955]

Peterson, H. C. and Gilbert C. Fite .Opponents of war, 1917-1918. Seattle : University of Washington Press, [1968, c1957]

Preston, William. Aliens and dissenters; Federal suppression of radicals, 1903-1933. New York, Harper & Row [1966, c1963]

US Army Used vs Iraqi Trade Unions

Iraqi trade union target of US occupation forces

U.S. troops arrest Iraqi union leaders. Workday Minn. 12.15.03 -

FTAA arrests and unions

NBC6 - Police Arrest Scores Of Miami Trade-Talk Protesters -

Secret Treaties published by Bolsheviks After WW1

Buxton, Charles. The Secret Agreements. Manchester: National Labour Press, 1918.

Cocks, Frederick Seymour. The secret treaties and understandings; text of the available documents. 2nd edition. London: Union of Democratic Control, 1918. and ..secrettreaties.pdf

Financiers and Wilson’s Advisors on Economic Causes of WW1

Beard, Charles Austin. The devil theory of war; an inquiry into the nature of history and the possibility of keeping out of war. New York, Vanguard Press, 1936; repr. Greenwood Press, 1968.

“Empire” used in mass media to describe US invasions of Mid-East:

Cover Story: “The New American Empire?”. U.S. News and World Report, Jan. 13, 2003.

Tyson, Anne Scott. “US 'empire' and its limits”. Christian Science Monitor. Oct. 9, 2003.

Freedland, Jonathan. “Rome, AD ... Rome, DC?” The Guardian [London], Sept. 18, 2002.

Margolis, Eric. “Lessons of 9-11: ‘Cost of Empire’: the high price of U.S. policies”. Toronto Sun, Sept. 7, 2003.

Ignatieff, Michael. “The Burden” New York Times Magazine, January 5, 2003.

Nye, Joseph S. “Ill-Suited for Empire.” Washington Post, May 25, 2003.

Kennedy, Paul. “The Perils of Empire.” Washington Post, April 20, 2003.

Imperialist Wars to “Defend Democracy”

Wilson – “defend democracy” – War Message to Congress 2 April 1917 -

“Bush: 'Democracy will succeed' in Iraq’”, CNN Nov. 19, 2003

Thomas Friedman. “Winning the Real War.” New York Times July 16 2003.

Krugman – “class warfare”

Paul Krugman, “A Touch of Class”, New York Times, January 21, 2003.

Paul Krugman, “For Richer.” New York Times Magazine, Oct. 20, 2002.

Bush’s Budget Deficits An Attack on Working Americans

Paul Krugman, “Stating the Obvious”, New York Times, May 27, 2003.

Brownstein, Ronald. “Is Bush Engineering Deliberate Deficits?” Los Angeles Times (in Recorder News of Amsterdam, NY, June 4, 2003)

Bush Admin. Vs Overtime Pay

Almeida, Paul. “One Day Left to Oppose the Biggest Pay Cut in History,” Alternet, Sept. 9, 2003.

Palast, Greg. “The Grinch That Stole Labor Day.” Observer [London, UK] August 29, 2003.

Federal Register / Vol. 68, No. 61 / Monday, March 31, 2003 / Proposed Rules, p. 15576.

Rosenthal on “class warfare” during Reagan –

Racist propaganda vs Germans During WW1

Chase, Allan. The legacy of Malthus : the social costs of the new scientific racism. Allan Chase. New York : Knopf /Random House, 1977.

I.Q. tests Designed and Used Against Labor, Immigrants.

Kamin, Leon. “I.Q. Tests as Instruments of Oppression: From Immigration Quotas to Welfare.” South Today, July 1973, pp. 4,9; repr. International Committee Against Racism (InCAR), 1978.

Kamin, Leon. The Science and Politics of I.Q. Potomac, MD: Erlbaum Associates, 1974.

Racism Used Against Labor, Immigrants, Blacks

Foley, Barbara. Spectres of 1919: Class and Nation in the Making of the New Negro. U. Illinois Press, 2003. See especially Chapter 3, “The Rhetoric of Racist Anti-Radicalism.”

Manipulation of News Media, Then and Now

Michael Schudson, Discovering the News: A Social History of American Newspapers. Basic Books: New York, 1978.

“Lessons in how to lie about Iraq”, Observer August 17, 2003.

Cohen, Jeff. “Bush and Iraq: Mass Media, Mass Ignorance.” Dec. 1, 2003.

Moyers, Bill. “Keynote Address to the National Conference on Media Reform.” Madison, WI, November 8, 2003.

Patrick Henry and Edmund Burke quotes

Bartlett’s Familiar Quotations -

Patriot Act I:

“USA Patriot Act of 2001”, text at

Center for Constitutional Rights. The State of Civil Liberities: One Year Later

Erosion of Civil Liberties in the Post 9/11 Era.”

Patriotic awakening: Lawmakers face up to Patriot Act's lawlessness”. Daytona-Beach News-Journal Online, Oct. 18, 2003.

Patriot Act II:

“Domestic Security Enhancement Act of 2003”. For information and analysis, start with that of Alex Jones,