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 [...]

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 [...]

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