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Thursday, December 13, 2018

Tag: 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.’”

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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Trump administration auctions off 150,000 acres of public land for fossil-fuel extraction

Despite the fact that the federal government's own report shows that oil and gas production on public land contributes significantly to U.S. greenhouse gas emissions, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke and the Trump administration continue to push on expanding its use.

If Democrats fracture, this will be the fault line

What we do have: a clear fault line within the ranks of those who seek to shape the party’s future.

McDonald’s announces new antibiotic use reduction policy in beef, a first-of-its-kind

"With Washington asleep at the wheel on this rising health threat, leadership in the marketplace is essential."

Biological annihilation

To mitigate the crisis, to save life itself, would require not merely the replacement of carbon-dirty fossil fuels with renewable forms of energy, but a genuine reevaluation of modern life and its institutions.

House Democrats remove controversial tax rule that progressive said would make bold policies impossible

The decision to scrap this rule is a victory for the far left of the Democratic party and for progressives. 

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