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 [...]

MLK Beyond Vietnam Speech Relevant To War & Justice Today

By Staff, www.unitedforpeace.org -

By Staff of United for Peace & Justice - 50 years ago, on April 4, 1967 at Riverside Church, in NYC, Martin Luther King delivered his powerful and most controversial speech, “Beyond Vietnam: A [...]

Treaty Of Versailles Gave Us War Without End

By Mike Ferner, Popular Resistance. -

Historians debate to what extent the Treaty of Versailles was responsible for Hitler’s march to World War II, but there can be little doubt that the treaty ending the “War to End All Wars” [...]

Vietnam To Pressure Monsanto Over Agent Orange Victims

By Sustainable Pulse. -

Vietnam’s Foreign Ministry has stated that they will re-visit legal channels in an attempt to receive damages for over one million people, from a group of chemical companies including Monsanto [...]

Does The Burns/Novick Vietnam Documentary Deserve An Emmy?

By Doug Rawlings, Commondreams.org -

By the time I reached Episode Four in this ten-episode film, I concluded it should not be touted as an Emmy Award-winning documentary. In my eyes, documentation is rooted in facts and, if at all [...]

Veterans’ Group Says “No” To Emmy For PBS Vietnam War Series

By Mike Ferner, Commondreams.org -

“In this war-torn world, what is desperately needed – but what Burns and Novick fail to convey – is an honest rendering of that war to help the American people avoid yet more catastrophic wars.” [...]

Vietnam Locks Up US-funded Agitators

By Joseph Thomas, Asia-pacificresearch.com -

Vietnam has tried and imprisoned several members of a US-funded network engaged in sedition across the country. The move follows  trials and prison terms handed out earlier this year for other [...]

50 Years Later: Has US Learned From My Lai Massacre?

By Barbara Myers, Truthdig.com -

My Lai. The images of women and children clinging together in their last living moments on that March day, a half century ago, still sear our collective memory. While we harbor no doubts that My [...]

The Antiwar Movement Then & Now

By Staff, www.vietnamfulldisclosure.org -

By Staff of Vietnam Full Disclosure - It is offered—not in expectation of agreement—but to provoke a serious discussion about the current state of antiwar politics. Burns and Novick in their PBS [...]

How The Vietnam War Prepared Puerto Ricans To Confront Crisis

By Michael Stewart Foley, www.wagingnonviolence.org -

By Michael Stewart Foley for Waging Nonviolence - This week, as Puerto Ricans feel once again like a White House afterthought, it is hard not to conclude that Puerto Rico matters to Washington [...]

Burns’s War Stories Fog The Truth

By Bob Buzzanco, www.historynewsnetwork.org -

By Bob Buzzanco for History News Network - Now, a half-century later, America’s best-known documentarians and teachers of popular history, Ken Burns and Lynn Novick have produced an 18-hour [...]

Dr. Orange: The Secret Nemesis Of Sick Vets

By Charles Ornstein, www.propublica.org -

By Charles Ornstein for Pro Publica - A Pentagon consultant was recommending that Air Force officials quickly and discreetly chop up and melt down a fleet of C-123 aircraft that had once sprayed [...]

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