And The Armies That Remained Suffer’d: Veterans, Moral Injury And Suicide

By Matthew Hoh, Counterpunch.org -

I was very pleased to see the New York Times editorial on November 1, 2019, Suicide Has Been Deadlier than Combat for the Military. As a combat veteran myself and someone who has struggled with [...]

U.S. Army: 0 — Internet: 1

By Staff, Davidswanson.org -

My grandparents were used as pawns serving the US army in aiding them on the Ho Chi Minh trail. They served in The Secret War, and when the US lost the Vietnam war the Hmong were left to die in [...]

Judge Rules Veterans With PTSD Can Move Forward With Lawsuit Over Discharge Classification

By John Bowden, Thehill.com -

A federal judge in Connecticut ruled Thursday in favor of thousands of veterans seeking to sue the federal government alleging they were discharged due to infractions related to untreated mental [...]

An Officer’s Path To Dissent

By Maj. Danny Sjursen, Truthdig.com -

For a while there, I was a real star. High up in my class at West Point, tough combat deployments in two wars, a slew of glowing evaluations, even a teaching assignment back at the military [...]

PTSD In Poor Neighborhoods Could Be Worse Than We Think

By Whet Moser, www.chicagomag.com -

By Whet Moser for Chicago Magazine - Inger Burnett-Zeigler, a psychologist and professor at Northwestern’s medical school, went to a community-based health clinic on the South Side as part of a [...]

Life As A Drone Operator: ‘Ever Step On Ants?’

By Ed Pilkington, www.theguardian.com -

By Ed Pilkington for The Guardian. When Michael Haas, a former senior airman with the US air force, looks back on the missions he flew over Afghanistan and other conflict zones in a six-year [...]

War Veteran With PTSD Faces Life In Prison For Pot

By Barry Donegan, truthinmedia.com -

By Barry Donegan for TruthInMedia. US Marine Corps combat veteran Kristoffer Lewandowski, who served in three tours of duty overseas including tours in Iraq and Afghanistan, reportedly faces up [...]

PTSD Among Ferguson Activists Long After Police Abuse

By Terrell Jermaine Starr, www.alternet.org -

Johnetta Elzie rose to national prominence as a leading protester in Ferguson last summer. Her activism protesting the police shooting death of Michael Brown has been highlighted in national [...]

Just Say Yes: Amber Lyon on Psychedelics

Amber Lyon, a 3 time Emmy Award winning journalist joins me to discuss her radical life and career shift; one she found through the life altering experience using and researching Ayahuasca and [...]

How Psychedelic Drugs Can Cure Our Collective Insanity

Amber Lyon, 3-time Emmy award winning journalist, describes how her work as a journalist covering social justice issues lead to her suffering from Posttraumatic Stress Disorder and how experience [...]