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Topic: Vietnam War

How anti-Vietnam War activists stopped violent protest from hijacking their movement

The movement must keep its focus on the issues. We must not allow ourselves to get distracted.

New study could pressure VA to expand Agent Orange benefits

More than four decades after the end of the Vietnam War, research is still showing the effects of the herbicide Agent Orange. The latest findings: An association between exposure and high blood pressure.

Dancing with the Beast

“The Beast of Empire that Nixon alluded to in May of 1970 is still alive and more powerful than ever. It hides within the breast of a controlled government and media. To paraphrase : Its finest trick is to persuade you that it does not exist!”

“Members of the Jury, You Have Just Found Jesus Christ guilty”:...

“On this Easter Weekend, I would like to focus on a few of the statements made by the Catonsville Nine, as recorded by Daniel Berrigan in ‘The Trial of the Catonsville Nine.’”

America’s New Vietnam in the Middle East

And if anyone says the analogy between Vietnam and the current conflict is debatable, that’s just the point. Rather than a rush to yet more war, it’s time to have a real national debate on the subject.

U.S. Global Hegemony Knows No Bounds

The U.S. government is acting in an aggressive manner towards the rest of the world as if to achieve world domination and power. War and militaristic action are how they plan to achieve this goal and have been using these tactics for years.

40 Years After the US Defeat and the Liberation of Vietnam,...

Is the Pentagon's latest PR initiative to rewrite and distort the history of the Vietnam War? The Veterans for Peace campaign is calling out the Pentagon and pressuring them to correct the historical falsehoods. We need to keep the Pentagon honest.

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The Trump administration’s dangerous plans for “America’s backyard”

The last thing these countries need is a further escalation of violence and new approaches for dealing with what is in large part a youth problem need to be put forward.

College was once free and for the public good – What happened?

Students didn’t have to worry about tuition and debt until higher education became more about personal gain than contributing to society.

Bernie fights to oppose new dirty energy bill

“Our job is to move away from fossil fuels toward sustainable energy and energy efficiency,” Sanders said in a statement. “This bill does the opposite.”

In the last 40 years CEO pay has risen by 937% while worker wages...

America’s inequality problem continues to be the worst in the industrialized world. 

Good news on Social Security and Medicare? Reports show just that

This is a good point to keep in mind as the Republicans try to dismantle Obamacare.

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