Sunday, May 22, 2022

Tag: Vietnam War

How the Vietnam War pushed MLK to embrace global justice, not...

On July 2, 1964, Martin Luther King Jr. stood behind President Lyndon Baines Johnson as the Texan signed into law the Civil...

Reflections on Vietnam and Iraq

The lessons of two failed wars...

Soldiers who fight war

A new book refutes a central myth about the Vietnam War.

The war that never ends (for the US military high command)

And it’s not the War on Terror!

Hearts and minds

As with the needless sacrifice of our young Amerikans during Vietnam, ditto for the use of them again in these Middle Eastern 'phony wars'. 

The 1967 mobilization against the war in Vietnam: Confrontation at the...

Hopefully we can all learn something useful for today by looking back at this crucial event through the eyes of someone whose worldview was shaped by his participation in it.

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.’”

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The Buffalo massacre and the mainstreaming of the Great Replacement Theory

Like an untreated wound, the Great Replacement Theory is being allowed to fester and is poisoning minds.

How do we stop White supremacists from killing people of color?

I think it’s a sobering time, and we have to act that way, and we have to figure out how we make change outside of elected officials or parties at this point.

Tucker Carlson’s ‘great replacement’ theory comes from an anti-American Nazi

Why has the American far right adopted an anti-American conspiracy theory as its rallying cry?

Does Flint, Michigan, have clean water yet? The answer is complicated.

Even if the city has clean water, many people still struggle to accept that they’re being told the truth this time. 

Analysis: 26 US billionaires paid average tax rate of just 4.8% in recent years

"When you include their untaxed wealth growth in the calculation, many billionaires pay almost nothing," said Frank Clemente of Americans for Tax Fairness.