Shared by Vietnam veteran Michael Uhl, with this introduction: In early 1978, Citizen Soldier, a nonprofit dedicated to advocacy on behalf of GIs and veterans, became involved in the controversial Agent Orange issue when a range
A history lesson about a critical period in Ho Chi Minh’s earlier life, by Tom Vaizey published January 16, 2020 by History Today. Feature photo caption: Nguyen Ai Quoc (Ho Chi Minh) in 1921. When, in 1931, the Vietnamese
This piece by Rory Fanning, a veteran twice deployed to Afghanistan with the 2nd Army Ranger Battalion over a decade ago, was first published January 7, 2020 by Truthout. What will happen next? It’s a question that has been
"I'd probably seen somewheres between 700 to 900 dead Vietnamese, most of whom were children or very young people. I was both shocked and sickened."
C.J. Polychroniou conducted the following interview with Noam Chomsky, published by Truthout on January 7, 2020. It’s filed under “War & Peace.” Featured photo taken by Ellen Davidson at a January 4, 2020
“As we are caught up in the moment, here on the knife’s edge, it would be easy to forget how we got here, how we set the board for Donald Strangelove to push the world closer to the nuclear brink. It started with the
Read the original Tomgram with Tom’s intro as posted by author Nick Turse January 5, 2020, on TomDispatch.com. By Nick Turse On February 4, 2002, a Predator drone circled over Afghanistan’s Paktia province, near the city
This commentary by Medea Benjamin and Nicolas J. S. Davies, Independent Media Institute, was posted January 2, 2020 on Portside.org PHOTO: US Embassy in Iraq under siege., Photo Credit: Creative Commons // Common Dreams It’s a
JUSTICE INITIATIVE acquaints us with a little known but important slice of history in this post. While not mentioned in this article, both South and North Vietnam were represented this important conference held in Indonesia in
CSPAN recorded all the panels at the November 11-15, 2019, Waging Peace events in Washington, D.C. This is a great educational resource. Please watch, and share! https://www.c-span.org/video/?466249-1/waging-peace-vietnam George
Here’s what it takes to mount the Waging Peace Exhibit at your university, college or other institution Space: The exhibit is mounted on sixteen 4’ x 8’ sheets of black Gatorboard, which is lighter and stronger than
Essay by Howard Machtinger first published December 9, 2019 on Portside. Those in the social justice movement will no doubt be rightly concerned with defeating Donald Trump in the 2020 election. A lot obviously rides on its
"We would certainly rather think ourselves heroes rather than murderers or dupes," shares Vietnam Veteran Dr. Bica, former Marine Officer.
Gerry Condon, Veterans For Peace President, spoke out against the Vietnam War as a Green Beret, refused orders, and lived and organized six years in exile.
"When they tell stories to their children of the evil that awaits misbehavior, is it me they conjure?" Vietnam Veteran Bill Ehrhart, writer and poet.
A stylish new audio documentary about GI resistance during the ’60s and ’70s produced by Kate Ellis and Stephen Smith, is online at APM Reports “Opposition to the Vietnam War among active duty GIs and veterans
This Veterans Day essay was published online at NBC News/Think on Nov. 11, 2019. PHOTO CAPTION: Danny Lane and Sotere Karas man a foxhole on Firebase Tomahawk on Marine Operation Taylor Common February 1969. Photo by Danny Lane,
After serving two tours in Vietnam, Marine Scott Camil began speaking out and organizing with Vietnam Veterans Against the War. The FBI tired to kill him.
Endless war can be wearying and takes a toll on our troops. We saw it in Viet Nam, and we’re seeing it in Afghanistan and Iraq. In this photo, soldiers quickly march to the ramp of the CH-47 Chinook helicopter that will
Vietnam combat veteran Daniel Shea on his time in Vietnam, Agent Orange, and post traumatic stress.