Saturday, February 4, 2023

Tag: veterans

How America’s perpetual warfare abroad is fueling an increase in white...

“If you look for instance at the surges in Ku Klux Klan membership, they align more consistently with the return of veterans from combat and the aftermath of war than they do with anti-immigration, populism, economic hardship or any of the other factors that historians have typically used to explain them."

The stories war tells me

A veteran and parent can’t stop thinking about the war he fought.

Don’t let Trump betray veterans

Is the Trump administration working on a scheme fronted by the billionaire Koch brothers to "privatize" the VA health system?

This veteran with PTSD is building a free tiny house community...

Donnie Davis is creating a micro-housing community in Franklinville, New Jersey that will provide shelter, counseling, and therapy animals to veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder – and it will all be provided free of charge.

Turning the moral injury of war into moral outrage for change

Our job is to turn moral injury into moral outrage and transform the United States into an exceptional humanitarian nation.

Veterans return to Standing Rock to act as human shields against...

This is a clear sign that the fight between water protectors and law enforcement is far from over.

Bernie Sanders condemns Trump’s plan to privatize VA

“We must protect the VA, not destroy it.”

Why I answered the call for veterans to go to Standing...

At Standing Rock, for the first time, I felt like I was finally serving the people.

Watch: Veterans apologize to Indigenous on behalf of U.S. Army at...

Today, hundreds of veterans from across the United States took a knee and begged for forgiveness for crimes committed toward indigenous people in the name of the U.S. military.

Veterans at Standing Rock are heading to Flint, Michigan

Flint has received relatively little media and public attention in the last few months, but residents there are still without clean drinking water and have been for years now.

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How corporations hope to eviscerate workers’ right to strike

Corporations so fear this kind of worker power that they’re asking the U.S. Supreme Court to rig the scales and help them kill future strikes before they even begin.

‘Death sentence for women and families’: US court blocks domestic violence gun ban

The court ruled that the law prohibiting people with domestic violence restraining orders from owning guns "fails to pass constitutional muster," and that the ban is an outlier "that our ancestors never would have accepted."

Can the Military-Industrial Complex be tamed?

Cutting the Pentagon's budget in half would finally force the generals to think.

Department of Veteran Affairs exceeds goal of providing safe, stable homes to veterans in...

The VA permanently housed 40,401 homeless veterans.

The interminable, withering babble from today’s Tower of Babel

When the end is messianic, imperial, “destiny” or God’s will—human fabrications made into commandments—all civilized bets are off.