Saturday, June 15, 2024

Tag: Vietnam

New discovery gives world’s most endangered turtle a fighting chance

A 500-year-old legend is key to the survival of a rare giant softshell turtle.

Vietnam veterans descended on the Capitol 50 years ago this week—not...

Bigger than the Jan. 6 insurrection, the 1971 antiwar mobilization known as Operation Dewey Canyon III altered the course of the war and uplifted the nation.

“In this together”: Vietnam and New Zealand in the time of...

One thing that’s striking about the examples being set by both Vietnam and New Zealand is how important social solidarity has been to successfully confronting this highly contagious disease.

Monsanto faces demands from Vietnam to pay compensation to the victims...

"Vietnam has suffered tremendous consequences from the war, especially with regard to the lasting and devastating effects of toxic chemicals, including Agent Orange.”

Memory loss in the garden of violence

How Americans remember (and forget) their wars.

First Agent Orange, Now Roundup: What’s Monsanto Up to in Vietnam?

Will another drawn-out battle be fought in the rice-fields? And who will win that battle?

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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Navigating the energy transition: Renewables abound, but grid challenges loom

Renewable energy doesn’t matter if we can’t distribute it.