There's No There There

This is Murray Polner's blog. Polner, who writes book reviews for HNN, is the author of “No Victory Parades: The Return of the Vietnam Veteran” and “When Can We Come Home? A Debate on Amnesty for Exiles, Anti-War Prisoners and Others.”

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  • My Memorable Seven Men

    by Murray Polner

    Murray Polner:  Remembering 7 men who would not surrender to the liars, frauds and chicken hawks who manipulate and distort our lives.

  • Iran, Israel & American Jews

    by Murray Polner

    For the first time in memory a foreign country — Israel— is publicly fighting an American president’s foreign policy on American soil.

  • William Pfaff: The Pundit Who Hated Militarism & War

    by Murray Polner

    "Nowhere in the elite establishment newspaper sphere could you find regular, sustained, and well-informed criticism of an aggressive and overly militarized American foreign policy."--Scott McConnell.

  • The Neocons: First in War, Last in Peace

    by Murray Polner

    "American Jewish right-wingers [like Irving Kristol] are almost without exception partisans of the Likud policy of de facto annexation of the West Bank." 

  • Are You Ready To Fight Putin's Russia?

    by Murray Polner

    There's only one way out of the Ukrainian mess and that's patient, deliberate, nonviolent diplomacy. The alternative could be a nuclear war.
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