Fifty years ago this month Congress passed the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution which gave President Lyndon Johnson the green light to enlarge the war in Vietnam. What really happened in the Gulf of Tonkin? Did we repeat that history four decades later when the country invaded Iraq? Norman Solomon, longtime journalist and founder of The Institute of Public Accuracy, Rootsaction.org and the new whistleblowing site ExposeFacts.org, will discusses questions and more with Rich Moniak on the next Peace Talk.
- “So what we’re seeing here is a giant step — a beautiful step — backward in time, where we’re remembering that there is no us versus them. There’s only us, and we are the people, and the people are the police."
- Eaglecrest Ski Area is opening this year ahead of schedule.
- Alaska and British Columbia signed a memorandum of understanding Wednesday expected to increase the state’s role in transboundary mine decisions.
- New rules could make it possible to develop more renewable energy in Alaska, by making it easier for independent projects to sell their power to the grid.