Talk:Contras

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"Rebels".[edit]

How can we call them "rebels" if they became active the same year that the previous government was ousted by actual rebels. --Yomal Sidoroff-Biarmskii (talk) 00:21, 1 March 2019 (UTC)

Probably because they were rebelling against the new government. Keep in mind: some of the Contras were Sandinistas disenchanted with the new government.Rja13ww33 (talk) 13:51, 1 March 2019 (UTC)

Terrorists[edit]

There is virtually no insurgent group we label (point-blank) "terrorists". We note here they used terror tactics.....but we no more label them terrorists than any other group. As I noted in previous edits, we don't even call the PLO or Hamas "terrorists". Please discontinue making this change.Rja13ww33 (talk) 16:27, 13 August 2019 (UTC)

Please observe the bias found in wording like "white propaganda."[edit]

Although various direct facts might support a sweeping label of the character of any individual, group or country, some phrases incite possible emotional responses while downplaying rational observation and discourse.

Read this definition: “White propaganda is propaganda that does not hide its origin or nature.” Based on your edits, it seems you assumed this phrase to be referring to “propaganda made by white people” however, that is not the case. Pythagimedes (talk) —Preceding undated comment added 01:23, 5 May 2020 (UTC)

Section: In popular culture[edit]

i am unsure if there is a wiki policy applicable to this, but i feel the whole section as such inappropriate.

i mean what the list of examples of commercialization of a historical controversy has to do with the encyclopedical discussion of the historical event?

why would arcade games and TV serials belong into an article about a war - a political, historical event? i feel undue weight is given to popular culture reflections about the historical event - imho actually zero weight would be more appropriate. i am not very familiar with the WP guidances relating to this, but i think this article (and potentially any other article that is not particularly about pop culture) would be better, more to the point without unnecessary inclusion of pop culture references. 89.134.199.32 (talk) 21:00, 21 July 2020 (UTC).

See: [1]Rja13ww33 (talk) 03:16, 22 July 2020 (UTC)