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Farewell to 4 progressives we lost in 2012

Posted By -NO AUTHOR- On 12/27/2012 @ 7:54 pm In Opinion | No Comments

(The Progressive) — 1. Alexander Cockburn

I first started reading Alexander Cockburn in 1980. Until then, I didn’t know that it was kosher to write with such verve and venom. For a young, aspiring political writer, it was a real rabbit trick. And I wanted to learn how.

Throughout the 1980s, Cockburn, more than any other writer in America, flashed a light on Reagan’s shameful support for the death squads in El Salvador and his illegal war against the Sandinista government of Nicaragua.


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