Vietnam Veterans Descended On The Capitol 50 Years Ago This Week

By Chris Lombardi, Waging Nonviolence. -

On Sunday, CBS News’ “60 Minutes” profiled the Oath Keepers, a white-supremacist veterans’ group founded when President Barack Obama assumed office. The program traced the group’s history from [...]

Pentagon Campaign To Recruit Vietnam Against China Exposes Delusions Of War Strategy

By Gareth Porter, The Grayzone. -

When the Pentagon began gearing up for a future war with China in 2018, Defense Department officials quickly realized that they needed access to Vietnamese territory for troops armed with [...]

The Right To Live In Peace

By Vijay Prashad, Tricontinental: Institute for Social Research. -

On a warm late February day in Santiago, I went to the grave of Victor Jara to pay homage to the man who was brutally killed on 16 September 1973. A theatre director, songwriter, and communist, [...]

US Firms Behind Agent Orange Stand Trial In France

By François Bougon, Progressive International. -

The civil complaint targets more than 20 US chemical firms for their part in the production of Agent Orange, massively employed by US forces during the Vietnam War. In her 2016 [...]

CoronaShock And Socialism

By Vijay Prashad, TriContinental: Institute for Social Research. -

CoronaShock is a term that refers to how a virus struck the world with such gripping force; it refers to how the social order in the bourgeois state crumbled, while the social order in the [...]

US Claims Religious Repression Underway In Vietnam, But Where’s The Evidence?

By Amiad Horowitz, People's World. -

Recently, the U.S. Department of State issued a report in which they claimed that religious freedom is being suppressed in Vietnam. The Vietnamese government is of course capable of speaking for [...]

The Tremendous But ‘Secret’ Success Of Socialist Vietnam

By Andre Vltchek, PopularResistance. -

Some twenty years ago, when I moved to Hanoi, the city was bleak, grey, covered by smog. The war had ended, but terrible scars remained. I brought my 4WD from Chile, and insisted on driving it [...]

Some Countries Have Brought New Cases Down To Nearly Zero

By Jason Beaubien, NPR. -

Perhaps the greatest success story is New Zealand, which has stopped local transmission and has a plan to completely eliminate the virus from its territory. "The lesson is that it can be [...]

Millions Of Students Struck To End A War In Vietnam

By Steve Early, Popular Resistance. -

President Richard M. Nixon prided himself on the accuracy of his political prognostication. Nixon was never more prescient than fifty years ago this month, in a remark made to his secretary, just [...]

The Afghanistan Pentagon Papers

By Mel Gurtov, Popular Resistance -

The war in Afghanistan, America’s longest, has cost about 2,300 US lives, over 20,000 wounded, and about $1 trillion. Now, thanks to the persistence of the Washington Post, we have an abundance [...]

Fifty Years Ago Today, US Soldiers Joined The Vietnam Moratorium Protests In Mass Numbers

By Derek Seidman, Jacobinmag.com -

Fifty years ago today, the Moratorium to End the War in Vietnam protests swept the entire United States and showed that the antiwar movement was undeniably mainstream. Soldiers who had fought in [...]

A GI Rebellion: When Soldiers Said No To War

By Steve Early, BeyondChron -

As we approach the 50th anniversary of both the Moratorium and Mobilization, it’s worth recalling one critical anti-war constituency whose role was less visible then and remains [...]

Why Venezuela Is The Vietnam Of Our Time

 Be Celina della Croce, Independentmediainstitute.org/globetrotter -

On April 30, 1975, the United States learned an important lesson. The capture of Saigon by the People’s Army of Vietnam (PAVN) would mark the defeat of the world’s most powerful military force by [...]

Why Venezuela Is The Vietnam Of Our Time

By Celina della Croce, Independentmediainstitute.org/globetrotter -

On April 30, 1975, the United States learned an important lesson. The capture of Saigon by the People’s Army of Vietnam (PAVN) would mark the defeat of the world’s most powerful military force by [...]

Vietnam Bans Import Of Glyphosate Herbicides After US Cancer Trial Verdict

By Staff, Sustainablepulse.com -

Vietnam has announced that it has banned the import of all glyphosate-based herbicides with immediate effect following the latest cancer trial verdict from San Francisco, in a move which has [...]

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