Stories by Greg Grandin

Greg Grandin, a TomDispatch regular, teaches history at New York University. He is the author of Fordlandia, The Empire of Necessity, which won the Bancroft Prize in American history, and, most recently, Kissinger’s Shadow: The Long Reach of America’s Most Controversial Statesman. subscribe to Greg Grandin's feed

Posted on: Sep 27, 2015, Source: TomDispatch

Of all people, Kissinger knows well how easily the best laid plans can go astray and careen toward disaster.

Posted on: Jun 12, 2015, Source: The Nation

The deportation issue in the Dominican Republic is silent among the American press and human-rights groups.

Posted on: Jan 26, 2014, Source: Tom Dispatch

There is no crevice on earth where useful raw material can hide, no jungle forbidden enough to keep out the oil rigs.

Posted on: Feb 18, 2013, Source: TomDispatch

The Open Society Institute revealed 54 countries helped the CIA torture people. Not one of them is in Latin America.

Posted on: Aug 3, 2010, Source: The Nation

If Democrats could embrace immigrants' rights as passionately as Republicans mobilize around tax cuts, fetuses and war, they may find the holy grail they've been looking for.

Posted on: May 16, 2010, Source: TomDispatch.com

How the tea party crowd's talk about individual rights is rooted in centuries of racial demonology.

Posted on: Aug 17, 2009, Source: AlterNet

I debated the former Clinton adviser on <i>Democracy Now</i>, and he was spinning like a top.

Posted on: Jul 28, 2009, Source: AlterNet

A preliminary human rights report shows censorship, intimidation and murder.

Posted on: Jul 18, 2008, Source: The Nation

Readers of Fidel Castro's 'My Life' will hear all about the Cuban Revolution, but no apologies for its suppression of dissent.

Posted on: Dec 13, 2007, Source: TomDispatch.com

The 'War on Terror' continues the legacy of America's 'Dirty Wars.'

Posted on: Jun 21, 2007, Source: AlterNet

The media portrays the Venezuelan government's refusal to renew the license of a broadcaster that's tried to take downt he government as an assault on democracy. They're only telling half the story.

Posted on: Nov 17, 2006, Source: AlterNet

With the election of former Sandanista leader Daniel Ortega as president, Nicaragua shows its refusal genuflect to Washington's commands, and that makes Cold Warriors like Ollie North furious.

Posted on: Sep 26, 2006, Source: AlterNet

U.S. interventions in Latin America have served as the training grounds for White House military theorists to practice their imperial designs on the rest of the world.

Posted on: Sep 20, 2006, Source: AlterNet

John Yoo, the law professor who helped draft the infamous "torture memo," is still defending Bush's policies even though the rest of us have long lost patience.